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  • Freshman Early-Entry Application Instructions

    Application availability and deadline

    Applications are accepted beginning July 1 each year. Students, who attend one of the participating colleges or universities, declare pre-nursing as a major, meet the admission criteria and submit an application by the Nov. 1 deadline of their freshman year, will be considered for the program.

    How to apply

    The deadline for receipt of all Freshman Early-Entry application materials is Nov. 1. Completed applications should include the following:

    • A complete application (Select "Traditional BSN" as the program of study);
    • A non-refundable $25 application fee paid by credit card or by check, made payable to the University of Mississippi Medical Center;
    • Official high school transcript and ACT scores, submitted to the UMMC Office of Student Records and Registrar.

    Freshman Early-Entry applicants at Tougaloo College, Millsaps College or Belhaven University must notify the School of Nursing of your interest in the Freshman Early-Entry program. Please contact admissioncounselor@umc.edu. Freshman Early-Entry applicants at the University of Mississippi must notify etatum@umc.edu or rwilkerson@umc.edu of your interest in the Freshman Early Entry program.

    Additional information for applicants

    • All transcripts become the property of the University of Mississippi Medical Center and cannot be returned to the applicant or forwarded to another school or individual. Transcripts must be sent directly by the school to the Office of Student Records and Registrar.
      • Office of Student Records and Registrar
        University of Mississippi Medical Center
        2500 N. State St.
        Jackson, MS 39216-4505
    • Facsimile documents will not be accepted.
    • Transcripts must be submitted to the Office of Student Records and Registrar at the end of each semester until all prerequisite requirements are completed.
    • Report any name, address or phone number change to the Office of Student Records and Registrar.
    • Do not send application materials to the School of Nursing.
    • All grades, including failing grades and grades on repeat courses, are used to calculate preadmission grade point averages.
    • The applicant is responsible for notifying the Office of Student Records and Registrar of all changes to the plan of study.
    • Out-of-state tuition charges apply for all applicants that live outside the state of Mississippi.

    For more information

    If you have questions regarding the admission criteria, the prerequisite courses or your application's status, please call (601) 984-1080 or (601) 815-0124.