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College of Nursing

How to Apply

Individuals may apply for the major of diagnostic ultrasound as freshmen or junior-level transfer students from other colleges. Transfer applicants and change of major students will be considered according to admission requirements of the College of Nursing Diagnostic Ultrasound program. Some supplementary materials are required for transfer student applications. 

Applicants are encouraged to participate in volunteer or paid health care related activities that promote the development of communication and interpersonal skills and provide an opportunity to evaluate their own suitability to work with patients and the public. All majors are required to meet with program faculty prior to progressing to the third year. 

Applicants for whom English is not a native language are required to provide proof of English proficiency regardless of citizenship status. Applicants must demonstrate English proficiency at non-English Language Culture Bridge program level. More information is available here.

Transfer Prerequisite Coursework

Biology 1610 Biology I: Molecular and Cellular Biology
Biology or Math Elective Biology course above 1610, or 5 credit Math higher than Calculus I
Biology 2200 Anatomy and Physiology I with lab
Biology 2210 Anatomy and Physiology II with lab
Physics 1050 Mechanics (algebra-based)
Physics 1060 Waves, Sound, Electricity, and Magnetism (algebra-based)
Math 1130 OR Math 1334 + Math 1335 Business Calculus OR Calculus for Life Sciences
Science Elective Science course; General Chemistry I suggested

Cumulative and Prerequisite GPA of 2.5 higher required.

All Math coursework must be completed within 10 years of application and all Science coursework must be completed within 5 years of application.

Application Requirements

  • Seattle University Transfer Application OR Transfer Common Application (not both)
  • Supplemental Application for Diagnostic Ultrasound – required for applicants completing the Transfer Common Application. All supplemental application materials are included in the Seattle University Transfer Application
  • $55 non-refundable application fee (waiver options available)
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • If applicable, proof of English Proficiency

Applications materials must be received by the deadline. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Both applications request a list of coursework in progress, selection of Cardiac/Vascular or General/Vascular track, two letters of recommendation, and essays describing your interest in Diagnostic Ultrasound and Seattle University.  

For questions regarding application requirements, contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office at transfer@seattleu.edu or 206-220-8040.

Deadlines

All material must be received or postmarked by midnight January 15 for Fall quarter admission.

BS in Diagnostic Ultrasound Information Sessions

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

5 p.m.-6 p.m., Chardin Rm. 142