I'm currently attending St.Vincent's. I swear I remember a min GPA needed, but I can't find it in any of my papers. I just looked at my current student handbook and I don't see a minimum GPA needed to apply. So that's good..however,
That being said, I can tell you that people who don't meet the requirements for direct entry into the Nursing program
(for whatever reason) are often offered spot in the pre-major (nursing or xray which ever is your intended major). What happens there is you have to take 14 credits (two classes must be sceinces w/labs like A&P I and II, or A&P I and Micro). For students who are accepted into the Pre-major for the Fall of 2012 you need to get a B in Bio I and II, and Microbiology, and a C+ or better in Math 140. And have a 2.75 GPA or better with the classes you have taken. Once you have taken your 14 credits (2 classes being the lab sciences), gotten that GPA needed you are given a spot in the following Fall's nursing class.
Since you currently have a GPA lower than what they want the pre-major people to have I'd say you probably won't be admitted directly into the nursing program but more likely into the pre-major.
You sent your application in..correct? The admission committee meets once a month (beginning of the month if I'm not mistaken) and make their decisions. The accept/denial letters go out within a day or so of that. You should have your letter soon.
All hope is not lost. You probably still have a very good shot at the pre-major. Do you have credits that will transfer (math, sociology, intro to psych, ethics..etc), they only accept 18 credits to transfer. If you don't have 18 transferable credits, what I'd suggest is getting the list of the required classes for the nursing program and take as many as you can (up to 18 credits) at a community college! Saves you a TON of money! Oh wait, you applied for the Spring Semester?? If you're accepted into the spring semester that leaves no time to take any other classes..ughh..Oh, and BTW, once you receive your acceptance letter (pre-major or direct entry into nursing) you CAN NOT take any classes at another school to transfer over to ST V's.
Best of luck!