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College of Nursing

Nursing Personal Essay

Note: Only students transferring into the nursing program are required to complete this essay. This essay is not required for freshman applicants. The Nursing Personal Essay is in addition to the Seattle University Personal Statement. For applicants completing the Seattle University Transfer Application, the essay prompt is included in the application along with the Seattle University Personal Statement. Applicants completing the Transfer Common Application should upload the nursing statement in the Supplemental BSN application and upload the Seattle University Personal Statement in the Transfer Common Application. Both essays are required to complete your application. 

The nursing personal essay should should not exceed 250 words. The essay should address the following question:

How do you envision yourself as a nurse in today’s healthcare system?