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A.S. Degree Admissions Rubric

Nursing/ Associate in Science Degree Admissions Scoring Rubric for Continuing Students

Admissions consideration is based on a rubric used to evaluate student performance. Students receive points in the following categories:

Academic Preparedness Category (Max 25 points)
Exemplary - 25
Advanced - 20
Proficient - 0

TEAS Sub-Scores (Max 48 points)
TEAS Reading, TEAS Mathematics, TEAS Science, TEAS English
50-59% - 1
60-69% - 7
70-79% - 8
80-89% - 10
90-99% - 12

Only one set of TEAS test scores are used in calculating total rubric points.
If the TEAS test is taken twice in one academic year, the second attempt results will be used for the scoring rubric. An addition of 2 points can be earned if only the first attempt is used for admission consideration, for a maximum of 75 points.
Relevant Coursework (Max 24 points)

BIO130 - Anatomy and Physiology I
A - 4
B+ - 3.5
B - 3
C+ - 2.5
C - 2

BIO132 - Anatomy and Physiology II
A - 4
B+ - 3.5
B - 3
C+ - 2.5
C - 2

ENG101 - Standard Freshman Composition
A - 4
B+ - 3.5
B - 3
C+ - 2.5
C - 2

ENG102 - Introduction to Literature
A - 4
B+ - 3.5
B - 3
C+ - 2.5
C - 2

BIO244 - Microbiology
A - 4
B+ - 3.5
B - 3
C+ - 2.5
C - 2

MAT 103 - Statistics
A - 4
B+ - 3.5
B - 3
C+ - 2.5
C - 2

General Education (minimum grade of C) - (Max 1 point)

PSY101 - Introduction to Psychology
Completion - .25

HIS103 - Foundations of American History, HIS104 - Modern American History, HIS101 - Western Civilization I, or HIS102 - Western Civilization II
Completion - .25

SOC101 - Introduction to Sociology
Completion - .25

PHL211 - Biomedical Ethics
Completion - .25

PN Admissions Degree Rubric

Nursing/ Practical Nursing Certificate Admissions Scoring Rubric

Admissions consideration is based on a rubric used to evaluate student performance. Students receive points in the following categories:

TEAS Adjusted Total Score (Max 27 points)
0-58.6% = 0

58.7-64.9% = 10

65-69.9% = 15

70-74.9% = 20

75-100% = 27

TEAS Sub-Scores (Max 40 points)
TEAS Reading, TEAS Mathematics, TEAS Science, TEAS English

0-49.9% = 0

50-59.9% = 2

60-69.9% = 6

70-79.9% = 8

80-100% = 10 

Only one set of TEAS test scores are used in calculating total rubric points.

If the TEAS test is taken twice in one academic year, the second attempt results will be used for the scoring rubric. An addition of 2 points can be earned if only the first attempt is used for admission consideration, for a maximum of 69 total points for the TEAS exam.

Relevant Coursework (Max 16 points)

 

BIO105 - Survey of the Human Body OR  BIO130 - Anatomy and Physiology I 
A = 4
B+ = 3.5
B = 3
C+ = 2.5
C = 2

BIO132 - Anatomy and Physiology II (only BIO105 or BIO130/BIO132 is required for LPN)
A = 4
B+ = 3.5
B = 3
C+ = 2.5
C = 2

ENG101 - Standard Freshman Composition
A = 4
B = 3
C+ = 2.5
C = 2

PSY101 - Introduction to Psychology
A = 4
B+ = 3.5
B = 3
C+ = 2.5
C = 2

Work Experience (Max 15 points)

Must have employer submit Work Verification Letter on company letterhead stating job title and length of employment.  Email letter to reitman@sunysuffolk.edu

15 points = Work as a Certified Nursing Assistant with at least one-year experience.

10 points = Work in Health Care Field with direct care experience for at least one year.

For example: medical assistant, home health aide, EMT.

5 points = Work in Health Care Field without direct care experience for at least one year.

For example: medical office receptionist, hospital transporter

Total Max Rubric Score = 100 points

* Previously admitted students who were dismissed from the PN program and are reapplying will have three (3) points deducted from the total rubric score. Students who are reapplying are not guaranteed a seat and must meet all admission requirements.

* BIO105, BIO130 and BIO132 must be completed within 10 years to be considered for internal/external transfer to meet requirements for certificate completion.

Two (2) points will be deducted for each attempt (repeated the course and/or withdrawal) from BIO105, BIO130 and/or BIO132.

* Tied Rubric Scores: In the event of tied rubric scores, the total adjusted TEAS test individual score will determine final decision.


High School Nursing Applicant (RN) Admissions Rubric

Students must receive an Academic Preparedness level of Proficient in order to be considered eligible for admissions consideration.
   
TEAS Sub-Scores (TEAS Reading, TEAS Mathematics, TEAS Science, TEAS English)
50-59% - 1  point
60-69% - 7  points
70-79% - 8  points
80-89% - 10 points
90-99% - 12  points     
 
TEAS First Attempt used for Admissions  + 2 points                             ____/50                         ____________________________________________________________________________                                         
High School Academic Average (minimum 85 unweighted)                     ____/20
95 - 100:    20 points
94 - 88:      10 points
85 - 87:        0 points   

____/12

Biology/Living Environment (minimum 85 class average and regents)    ____/10
 
Class Average
95 - 100:    5 points
94 - 88:      3 points
85 - 87:      0 points
Regents Score
95 - 100:    5 points
94 - 88:      3 points
85 - 87:      0 points
 
Chemistry (minimum 85 class average and regents)                                   ___/10                                       
Class Average                                                                      Regents Score
95 - 100:    5 points                                                                95 - 100:      5 points
88 - 94:      3 points                                                                88 - 94:        3 points
85 - 87:      0 points                                                                85 - 87:        0 points
                                                                                      
 
Integrated Algebra (minimum 85 class average and regents)                        ___/10
 
Class Average                                                                        Regents Score
95 - 100:    5 points                                                                95 - 100:      5 points
88 - 94:      3 points                                                                88 - 94:        3 points
85 - 87:      0 points                                                                85 - 87:        0 points
 
 
 
              Total    ___/100
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High School Rubric for Practical Nursing Program
 
Biology/Living Environment (Class Average)                                                         ___/30
95 - 100:   30
90 - 94:     25
85 - 89:     20
80 - 84:     15
75 -79:      10
70 -74:       8

Chemistry  (Class Average)                                                                                      ___/20 
95 - 100:    20
90 - 94:      18
85 - 89:      16
80 - 84:      14
75 - 79:      10
70 - 74:       5

Algebra I   (Class Average)                                                                                       ___/20
95 - 100:     20
90 - 94:       18
85 - 89:       16
80 - 84:       14
75 - 79:       10
70 - 74:        5
 
Cumulative HS Average (unweighted)                                                                      ___/30
95 - 100:     30
90 - 94:       25
85 - 89:       20
80 - 84:       15
75 - 79:       10
70 - 74:        5

Bonus
C or higher in ENG101 or ≥ 3 on AP English Language and Composition       ____/5 
C or higher in PSY101 or ≥  3 On AP Psychology                                               ____/5 

                                                                                                         Total Score: ____/100
                                                                                                         With Bonus ____ /110