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Admission Information

Applications are accepted from qualified men and women who are interested in a nursing career and who meet the requirements outlined below. Equal opportunity is offered to all applicants regardless of age, sex, marital status, religious beliefs, disability, race, color, national or ethnic origin, or political affiliation. Applications will not be considered until prerequisites are completed or unless a reasonable plan for completion is submitted with the application. All prerequisites must be completed prior to the Fall semester for either Fall or Spring enrollment.

Effective immediately, all students applying for enrollment to the Belanger School of Nursing (BSON) are now required to take the Kaplan Admissions Test.  Please refer to our website and the updated application checklist or call the school at 518-831-8810 for further details.

Test Fact Sheet

Admission Procedure

The application completion deadline for Fall 2018 entrance is January 15, 2018 with notification of acceptance status in April. 

The Admissions and Evaluations Committee will only review those applications with all required components on file. Applications are reviewed by members of the Admissions and Evaluations Committee. Each application is considered on an individual basis.

Foreign Students

The Belanger School of Nursing is not authorized by the United States Immigration Service to admit international students. All applicants to The Belanger School of Nursing must be United States Citizens or have Permanent Resident Alien status in the United States.