Pre-College Immersion Program

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Pre-College Immersion Program

Applications for the Pre-College Nursing Program for Summer 2022 are closed but please check back with us for Summer 2023!

Summer 2022 Program Dates: Monday, July 11, 2022 to Friday, July 15, 2022. 

“Professor Conklin and Doctor Sullivan did an incredible job in our hands-on activities, and I learned so many useful things. The labs, classes, and project really inspired me to further think of a possible career/college degree in nursing!”

- Caroline LaNoce, Pre-College Nursing Student

For more information, contact Sandy Richardson in the Pre-College Office at


Session Dates & Courses

Our non-credit, online Pre-College Nursing Program runs from Monday, July 11 to Friday, July 15, 2022, and includes valuable information sessions to discuss the college process and other related topics. Depending on safety protocols in place this summer, students may also be invited onto campus for optional events and academic opportunities. We will be inviting students to campus on Tuesday, July 12, to visit and experience our state-of-the-art simulation lab in the Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies. This on campus visit is optional and virtual arrangements can be made.


Nursing: The Possibilities are Endless

Faculty: Laura Conklin, MSN, RN and Kelly Sullivan, DNP, APRN
Session Dates: July 11-15, 2022
In this track, students spend a week in the world of nursing, learning about the many opportunities available in this growing profession. Specific opportunities include the basics of first aid, CPR, and virtual classes in our state-of-the-art simulation lab. Students will come away with an understanding of the many possibilities a career in nursing holds with a targeted focus on their personal interests for their future in healthcare.

Fairfield University's Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies was awarded the #1 spot for Best Colleges for Nursing in Connecticut by Niche's 2021 Best Colleges rankings. Fairfield University also placed in the top 5% of colleges and universities nationally on Niche’s Best Colleges for Nursing in America list. 

Application Process

Applications are closed for the Summer 2022 Pre-College Nursing program. 

The Pre-College Nursing Online Program is open to rising sophomore, junior, and senior high school students, ages 15 and older. The cost for the full online program is $1,200.

Required application materials include an unofficial transcript to verify a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher and no suspensions on record. The unofficial transcript can be uploaded with the online application, or can be sent at a later date by email to Sandy Richardson at

Refund Policy: Full refunds are granted up to the start of the program. Due to the condensed nature of this program, no refunds can be provided after the start of the program on July 11. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Sandy Richardson in the Pre-College Office at

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