We require official transcripts from your high school. Official transcripts or GED must be in a sealed envelope from the granting institution or school district.
Please have the transcripts sent to:
The Isabella Graham Hart School of Practical Nursing
c/o Admissions Coordinator
One Medley Center Parkway
Rochester, NY 14622
We require two current references (not close friends or relatives). Please use the reference form to submit your references.
After You've Submitted Your Application
If you scored "Basic" or higher on the TEAS Assessment and your application is complete, you will be scheduled for a potential on-boarding session
After faculty review of all application components, you will be notified in writing of a decision to admit, placement on the waiting list, or a decision to decline admission. Admission decisions are made by the faculty on a rolling basis.
Applications are accepted online only. Deadline is 30 days from your application submission date. Note: all parts of the application need to be completed 30 days after your initial application submission to be considered for admission.
Complete all sections of the online application including the essay and submit your application.
An entrance assessment is required for all applicants. This assessment is designed to access the student's preparedness for entering the Health/Science field. This is not a pass or fail assessment. Assessment dates are listed in the application. A photo ID will be required to verify your identity on the day you take the assessment. view information on the ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) and for study guides.Note: Please create a free student account with ATI before taking the assessment.
Official transcripts are required from your high school. "Official" format- transcripts and GED must be in a sealed envelope from the granting institution or school district. If you have a GED, a copy of your High School Equivalency grades must be sent with your application. If your records are in any other name, please be sure your current name is on the transcript
Request the transcripts to be sent to:
Isabella Graham Hart School of Practical Nursing
C/O Admissions Coordinator
1630 Portland Avenue
Rochester, New York 14621
References: Give these to people such as employers, clergy, professional acquaintances, health care workers, committee members, teachers and counselors. Completed forms are mailed directly to the school. Do not give reference forms to close friends or relatives. View our reference form.
If you scored Basic or higher on the TEAS assessment and your application is complete (all of your documentation has been received, you will be scheduled for a potential on-boarding session.
After faculty review of all components of your application, you will be notified in writing of either: a decision to admit, placement on the waiting list, or decision to decline admission. Admission decisions are made by the faculty on a rolling basis.
IGH is the only practical nursing program in the area to offer advanced placement. Advanced placement provides students who possess fundamental knowledge of nursing and clinical hours from a nursing program with an opportunity to continue their nursing education. Students join the ongoing class in either January or June, in the second semester.