School of Nursing Living Learning Community (LLC)
Application Deadline: May 1, 2021
The FAMU School of Nursing Living Learning Community (LLC) is designed to strengthen students’ academic success during their first year of college, while providing a sense of community to aid in their transition. The school of nursing LLC participants learn skills necessary to build a solid foundation while on their journey towards becoming a competent and compassionate nurse. This program will provide excellence with caring as students begin the pursuit of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree.
RequirementsFirst year (freshman) students who have an interest in pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
- Freshmen students with a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- 500 on the SAT Math or 21 on the ACT Math are encouraged to apply.
- **(Students with dual enrollment credits or any college credits that are transferring must have a college GPA of 3.0 in addition to the high school GPA requirements above).
How to Apply:
- Fill out a FAMU Housing application
- Make sure to click the School of Nursing LLC link.
- Complete the LLC Form.
- Please note: You can only be a part of one LLC
- Submit an essay that succinctly addresses each of the following questions & statement (max: one-page, min: 500 words):
- Why you are interested in a pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing, and your plans once you earn your nursing degree.
- What steps are you willing to take as a college student to ensure that you reach your career goals?
- Why are you interested in participating in the School of Nursing LLC?
- The importance of science, technology, and math in nursing.
Best practice have shown that placing like-minded students together in a community where they are living and learning together increases student retention. School of Nursing LLC scholars participate in:
Study groups & Peer Mentors from the School of Nursing
Block course scheduling
Team building & Social activities
- Networking opportunities with School of Nursing upper division students, staff, faculty and alumni.
Contact the Liaison
NaQuita J. Manning, DNP, WHNP-BC
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University