Student Membership Criteria

Students are invited to join STTI through one of nearly 500 chapters located at colleges and universities around the world. To find out more about chapters in your region, review the Chapter Directory.

Undergraduate Students must:

  • have completed half of the nursing curriculum.
  • achieve academic excellence.
    • For universities/institutions of higher education that use a 4.0 grade point average system to measure academic achievement, baccalaureate students must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0. GPAs should be computed according to the policies of the university. 
  • rank in the upper 35th percentile of the graduating class.
  • meet the expectation of academic integrity.

Registered Nurse Students must:

  • have completed 12 credit hours at their current school.
  • have completed half of the nursing curriculum.
  • achieve academic excellence
    • For universities/institutions of higher education that use a 4.0 grade point average system to measure academic achievement, baccalaureate students must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0. GPAs should be computed according to the policies of the university.
  • rank in the upper 35th percentile of the graduating class.
  • meet the expectation of academic integrity.

Graduate Students (Master's and Doctorate) must*:

  • have completed 1/4 of the nursing curriculum.
  • achieve academic excellence.
    • For universities/institutions of higher education that use a 4.0 grade point average system to measure academic achievement, graduate students must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.5. GPAs should be computed according to the policies of the university. 
  • meet the expectation of academic integrity.

*Students in graduate programs who are registered nurses, legally recognized to practice in their country and have a minimum of a baccalaureate degree or the equivalent in any field, shall be eligible to be considered as a Nurse Leader at any point in the program. 

Nurse Leader Candidates must:

  • be legally recognized to practice nursing in their country.
  • have a minimum of a baccalaureate degree or the equivalent in any field.
  • demonstrate achievement in nursing.

Questions About Membership?

Contact Member Services at 888.634.7575 (US/Canada toll-free), +1.317.634.8171 (International), or memserv@stti.org.

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