How to Apply

Requirements for entry into the RIBN program are:

  • A minimum unweighted cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required for all high school course work.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale in all college courses is required (includes courses taken at all universities and/or community colleges).

Additional requirements may be necessary depending on the partner community college you apply to.

How to Apply 

  • After completing the online RIBN application, send a copy of your high school transcript and SAT or ACT scores to:

  • James Crouch (RIBN)
    The University of North Carolina at Pembroke
    Department of Nursing
    P. O. Box 1510
    Pembroke, NC  28372
    Fax:  910.521.6178

  • You can also send this information electronically to

Admission to the RIBN program is extremely competetive.  It is important to start the application process early in the year to ensure adequate amout of time to receive, review and complete all of the paperwork.

Checklist for Applying:

  • Apply to UNC-Pembroke.
  • Apply to RIBN.
  • Send transcripts and test scores to James Crouch.
  • Apply to the community college.
  • Spring 2017: Meet with James Crouch to create a four-year plan.
  • June 2017:  Ensure final high school transcripts are sent to the community college and UNCP.