Nursing Scholars

Barton College’s Nursing Scholars is a selective, early acceptance program that allows high school students who meet GPA and test score requirements to be accepted directly into the nursing program without competing for upper-level courses at the conclusion of the sophomore year.


  • Must be an incoming freshman (program not yet available for transfers)
  • High school GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • ACT composite score of 24 or higher; or SAT 1170 or higher (Evidence-based Reading, Writing, and Math)


For more information, contact the Office of Admissions at

Nursing Scholars Application