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  1. 0 Hello Everyone,
    Im completeing my pre-reqs for nursing, Im interesting in Capitol as well as NWCC in Winsted. Does anyone have any idea what kind of GPA they take, I am currently holding a 3.2. What were your GPAs when you were accepted? Hopefully I have a chance
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  3. Visit  CT Pixie profile page
    The GPA requirement for all of the CT CC nursing programs is is 2.7 however they base 50% of your ranking on your GPA. Here is a link for exactly what is needed in order to apply to any of the CT CC programs. Hope it helps.

    They (the CC's) fill 75% of their seats with people by rank, the remaining 25% are selected randomly from the rest of the applicants. It is possilbe to get in with a 2.7 over someone with a say 3.5. Best thing to do is just keep your GPA as high as you can so you might possibly rank higher and end up in that 75% of the applicant pool.

    And yes, (not me personally) but I do know of CC students who had the bare minimum GPA and got in. They obviously were in teh 25% of the pool selected randomly.
  4. Visit  JBMmom profile page
    Remember, GPA is 50% of the admission criteria, but you also have the TEAS and your A&P I grade as the other 50%. I think that from my class, someone else heard that below a 3.6 GPA was the lottery cut-off, I think that about 85% on the TEAS and an A in A&PI were also above the lottery line in general. Good luck.
  5. Visit  ORnurseCT profile page
    If the lottery is now only 25% of the selected applicants, wouldn't the average GPA decrease?
  6. Visit  CT Pixie profile page
    Oh yeah, just noticed it 75/25, it was 60/40 at one time. The average GPA probably has decreased but not necessarily. There just might be more applicants with a higher GPA but for whatever reason don't rank in the top 75% of applicants, for example their TEAS score might have been lower and others who were in the top 75% . And the TEAS doesn't increase/decrease your GPA.

    I'm thinking that with so many applicants most (if not all) applicants would want to get the highest GPA they can muster.
  7. Visit  ORnurseCT profile page
    The 75/25 is a recent change for the 2011-2012 applicants