Traditional BSN

Earn a BSN

The traditional four year program is for students looking to obtain the bachelor of science in nursing (BSN).

The School of Nursing has a two step admission process and a direct admit program for highly qualified high school seniors. 

Once admitted to the six semester clinical rotation, students will have a variety of educational experiences both in and out of the classroom.

Our close proximity to downtown Indianapolis gives our students access to top notch health care facilities. 

 Graduates from the bachelor of science in nursing are prepared to work in any nursing setting. Marian University nurses have the benefit of a strong liberal arts foundation.


Contact us at : admissions@marian.edu


  1. General Admission to Marian University

  2. For automatic acceptance as a pre-nursing student:

    • First time freshmen - appropriate high school GPA and test scores

    • Transfer students - a cumulative GPA of 2.80 or higher with no attempts at any equivalent  prerequisites sciences

Students must submit the clinical application for their program to apply for the Alan and Sue Leighton School of Nursing. 

Traditional Clinical Application

Direct Admit

Direct Admit: The Leighton School of Nursing has a direct admit program for outstanding high school students. In order to be eligible for direct admission you must have at least a 3.50 High School GPA and 1100 verbal/math SAT or 24 ACT composite. After successfully completing the nursing pre-requisites and meeting the minimum admission requirements direct admits will be guaranteed a seat in the clinical portion of the nursing program.

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