Nursing Scholars Program

New Undergraduate Nursing Scholars Program to Begin Fall 2017

The School of Nursing is happy to announce the implementation of a new undergraduate Nursing Scholars program available to students wishing to enter nursing school upon graduation from high school. The Scholars Program offers a select number of undergraduate students early assurance of a seat in the nursing program upon successful completion of core requirements and foundation courses. During freshman and sophomore year, Nursing Scholars will participate in lower division nursing seminars and School of Nursing activities, and will develop relationships with faculty mentors and advisors.

Admission to Stony Brook School of Nursing Scholars Program is highly competitive, and based on a variety of factors including high school academic record, strength of curriculum, standardized test scores, honors and awards, extracurricular achievements, leadership skills, unique individual talents, and life experiences that make students a good fit for the program. Successful applicants to this program will have a 95-99 high school GPA, 1350-1480 SAT (Critical Reading + Math) composite score, or a 30-34 ACT composite score.

The inaugural class will begin in Fall of 2017. The application period  for the program will begin in August 2016.

Please contact Dr. Patricia Voelpel, Director of Undergraduate Special Programs, at for more details.