Admission & Application Information for Native Nurses Entry Program


The Native Nurses Entry Program is a nine month preparation program for individuals of Indigenous descent (status, non-status, Metis or Inuit). The program is designed to provide the necessary skills and academic preparation required for successful completion of the four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program.

General Admission Requirements:

Those who may be considered for admission to the Native Nurses Entry Program include:

  • High School Students
  • Mature or College Transfer Students who do not meet traditional admission requirements
  • Health care workers (ie: Community Health Representatives (CHRs) and Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) who have a minimum of Ontario Grade 10 or equivalent

Program Specific Prerequisites:

All applicants are required to submit proof of recent upgrading (within the last 5 years) in:

  • Biology and Chemistry - preferably Grade 10 Academic or Applied Science, and;
  • Grade 11 U or C Chemistry, or equivalent.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying to the Natives Nurses Entry program, please complete and submit the Natives Nurses Entry program application form.

Required Documentation:

Applicants are to submit the following required documentation as part of the application process.

  1. Application 
  2. Official High School Transcripts
  3. Official Transcripts
  4. Scheduled Interview

Contact Us:

If you have any questions regarding the program, feel free to contact:

Native Nurses Entry Program:
: 807-343-8768
Fax: 807-346-7824

Important Deadline Dates for Fall 2020

Application Deadline

April 10, 2020

Applications will still be accepted after this date pending space availability.

Deadline to Submit Transcripts (Official/In-progress)

Mid-May, 2020

Release Date of Offers

End of May, 2020

Deadline to Meet Admission Conditions (including
Final Official Transcript for Grade 11 Chemistry)

August 7, 2020

*If your application and applicable required documentation are received in Enrolment Services - Undergraduate Admissions by the deadline date, an admission decision will be made in time to complete your registration process. Applications and required documentation received after the deadline date will be considered on an individual basis, please contact Enrolment Services - Undergraduate Admissions for further details.  

For additional information about the Native Nurses Entry program, please visit here.