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Nursing (Professional) - PTE RN Program

Can I transfer into a BSN program?

Nursing courses from associate degree programs do not usually transfer directly into BSN programs. However, once you have acquired the Registered Nurse license, there are multiple RN to BSN completion programs available to you. BSU...

Did the LPN to AS in Nursing Bridge (3 semester) program merge with the AS in Nursing (4 semester) program?

Effective fall 2014, new College of Western Idaho (CWI) students with Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) status will enter the CWI Nursing program in a synergistic cohort model covering four semesters. This model will improve collaboration and support in covering the rigorous curriculum –...

Do we need to take the TEAS test prior to acceptance?

Yes - the successful completion and corresponding score on a TEAS test will be an important part of the application process moving forward. Information is on-line at: www.atitesting.com. You will always want to study for...

Does it matter whether I have Math 123 or Math 143 when I apply to the AS Nursing Program?

Applicants will receive the same amount of points on the application for either course. In fact, any GEM 3 course (Math 123, 130, 143, 147, 153, 160 or 170) can be used for your math requirement on the nursing application.

How do credits transfer from TVCC on a quarter system?

Many courses from accredited programs/colleges will transfer. In order to be sure of the transferring coursework, you will want to apply to CWI on-line, pay the $25.00 Application Fee and submit your official transcripts directly from each college/university to One Stop Student Services, MS...

How do I calculate my GPA on the Nursing application?

A student's GPA is calculated based on this equation:

Total number of quality/grade points divided by total number of credits taken = GPA...

How do I get more information about applying to the health programs at CWI?

One of the best places to obtain all kinds of great information about health programs at CWI is to attend a bi-monthly Healthcare Information Session (Ada & Canyon County Campuses)! It is a great venue for gathering tips and strategies on how to become the most competitive...

How many students are accepted each year into the Associate of Nursing program?

The top 40 scores, as determined using the published admission ranking criteria, will be accepted into the program. 

Please consider attending a Healthcare Information Session at least one year prior to application.  They are offered twice a month (Ada...

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