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How to apply to the Advanced Standing program

Step 1: Admission requirements

Review our admissions requirements before getting started.

Step 2: Additional documents

You’ll need the following documents to complete your application:

  • Official transcript of marks from high school, community college and university courses (60 university-level credit hours or more)
  • A brief summary or life sketch to be emailed to admissions@unb.ca including:
    • Major experiences and important decision points in your life
    • The reason(s) you have chosen nursing as a career
    • Your reason for choosing the BN program at UNB

Step 3: Don’t miss the deadline

The application deadline every year is Nov. 15.

Step 4: Apply

After submitting your application, you will receive an automatic confirmation email including your UNB application number. Save that email for future reference.

Apply now

Step 5: What to do if you're accepted

Offers of acceptance begin to go out after the application deadline. Upon acceptance to the BNASP, the following additional documentation will be requested:

  • Current immunization record
  • Current CPR at the healthcare provider level (CPR-HCP or Level C with AED)
  • Criminal record check with vulnerable sector check 
  • Applied suicide intervention skills training