BScN Admission Requirements

Dalhousie admission requirements

Learn more about the university's admission requirements and application procedures:

School of Nursing additional requirements

Learn more about additional requirements specific to the School of Nursing:

Semester 1 entry. Three-year, eight semester BScN program:

The BScN program is very competitive and all semester 1 entry applicants must have completed or be in the process of completing the required grade 12 courses, and have a strong admission average to be considered for the program.

Required grade 12 courses: 

  • English*
  • Academic Math*
  • Biology*
  • Chemistry*
  • One additional university preparatory course

    *minimum 70% required in subject area for admission consideration. Meeting the minimum entrance average does not guarantee admission.