Georgia Baptist College of Nursing
of Mercer University

Please choose from the following nursing program application forms:

Application for Admission Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program


Completion of the online application will be easier if you have the following information readily available.
* denotes fields that are necessary to complete the application.

  • Academic Background (dates of attendance, degree(s) awarded, GPA's)
  • Information regarding any disciplinary actions
  • Standardized Tests (scores if available)
Personal Information
  Please provide a 9 digit zip code.
*Emergency Contact:
*Are you the first person in your family to go to college?


Marital Status:

Religious Preference / Denomination:
Ethnicity: Select one:

Race: Select one or more:

* Citizenship: Are you a U.S. Citizen?
* Is English your native language?
What is the primary language spoken in your home?
* Academic Background

An updated official transcript must be sent directly to Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University from each school previously attended. International Students must have a third party translation of their transcripts.

Courses Currently in Progress
Please list your extracurricular activities
Please list your healthcare experience
Please list your volunteer experience
Please list your work history

Transcript Credentialing Service for Non - US Degree

Have you requested that your international transcripts be evaluated by one or more of the following services?
Education Credential Evaluators (ECE) (

Joseph Silny & Associates (

World Education Services (WES) (

Please note that the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS) is not approved for the academic evaluation of international transcripts.

The College of Nursing

Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University does not require either a background check or drug screening for admission. Failure to be honest in the completion of the application question (below) regarding prior conviction may result in an honor code violation and could result in dismissal from the program.

Clinical Agencies

As a nursing student, you may be required to provide a criminal background report and/or drug screening, at your own expense, if required by the clinical agency to which you are assigned, with results reported directly to the clinical agency, not Mercer University faculty or staff. If the clinical agency finds the results of the drug screening or criminal background check to be unacceptable, Georgia Baptist College of Nursing may not be able to provide further educational experiences, which could impede the student´s progression and completion of the nursing degree.

* Criminal Background Information
* 1) Have you ever been placed on probation, dismissed, or suspended from any college or university for reasons pertaining to academic integrity?

If yes, send a Personal Statement that includes all facts that you believe bear on the significance of this circumstance to Nursing Admissions, at
* 2) Have you ever been convicted of, or pled guilty or no contest to any felony or misdemeanor (excluding minor traffic violations)?

If yes, please provide further information on a confidential basis by submitting an electronic response to

* Standardized Tests
* Have you taken the TEAS?
TEAS Test Scores
If you have not taken the TEAS, have you registered? Yes
Have you requested official scores be sent to Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University?


Have you taken the TOEFL? (International students only)

Official TOEFL results must be submitted directly from the testing agency

A $50 nonrefundable application fee is required with all applications. Please do not send cash. A check or money order should be made payable to Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University. Please note that a file will not be processed if payment has not been received; payment must be received within 30 days of application submission.

In addition to your application fee, you must submit an essay to complete your file. Please let us know your reasons for pursuing both the profession of nursing as well as enrollment into our College of Nursing. You may email your final essay to or submit your essay by mail.

You may submit your documents to:

Nursing Admissions
3001 Mercer University Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30341

Please note the deadline to submit your application and all supporting documents is April 1 (Priority & International deadline) and May 1 as Final Deadline.


Adherence to the Honor System is an obligation that all students are expected to meet when they are accepted into this academic community. In selecting Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University, I adopt the Honor System by the following creed: As a member of the Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University community, I am bound by honor to develop and uphold the highest standards of honesty and integrity, to strive for full intellectual and moral developments; and to accept my personal and academic responsibilities to the community. To attain these ideals, I embrace this Honor System as my way of life.

In addition to living by the creed, I acknowledge that, as a student at the College of Nursing, I would be asked to pledge all quizzes, examinations, papers, projects, or lab work with the following pledge: On my honor, I pledge that I have neither given nor received help on this work, nor am I aware of violation on the part of others.

* Please Enter your initials in the provided box, acknowledging the Honor Creed and Pledge
*Essential Requirements

The following essential requirements explain attributes necessary to complete the prelicensure baccalaureate educational program in nursing. These standards describe the non-academic qualifications required in addition to academic qualifications that Georgia Baptist College of Nursing (GBCN) considers essential for entrance to, continuation in and graduation from its nursing degree program. Candidates for a nursing degree must be able to meet these minimum essential skills with or without reasonable accommodation for successful completion of degree requirements.

View Essential Requirements

* Please Enter your initials in the provided box, acknowledging the Essential Requirements

Mercer University is committed to providing equal educational programs or activities, and equal employment opportunities to all qualified students, employees, and applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, age, or religion, as a matter of University policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws, including Title IX. Inquiries concerning this policy may be directed to the Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources Office, 1400 Coleman Avenue, Macon, Georgia 31207, phone 478-301-2788, or in cases of Title IX concerns, these concerns may be referred to the Office of Civil Rights.

  • Atlanta Emergency Hotline Number: (678) 547-6111
  • Macon Emergency Hotline Number: (478) 301-5335