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Traditional BSN

Application Deadlines

All students admitted for fall

Application Deadline March 1

All pre-requisites must be completed by Spring semesters of application year.

How Do I Apply? 

Step 1. Submit application for admission to Texas A&M University- Texarkana via the link of Admissions webpage

  • Designate Pre-Nursing as your major
  • Meet all University admission requirements

Step 2. Submit application to the nursing program by March 1st each year.

  • Complete and submit all Admission Requirements as outlined for the BSN-Traditional track program by March 1st.

You will receive notice of preliminary acceptance into the program and return the reservation card, reserving your place in the program. You will achieve full admission into the nursing program after completion of the pre-requisite courses. You will be required to maintain 2.8 throughout the nursing curriculum.

Requirements for admission

  • Maintain an overall GPA of 2.8 or above
  • The required 2.8 GPA in sciences will be determined using the following course: All attempts within the last five years will be used to determine GPA for this area. Anatomy & Physiology I & II, Chemistry, Microbiology, Math and Nutrition courses.
  • Completion of science course within 5 years of anticipated date of admission to the nursing program.
  • Review Admission Scoring Criteria to understand the scoring process for applicant review. Highest scoring gets priority for admission consideration.
  • Submit two letters of reference from faculty, advisors, or others who know you in a scholarly or work-related role by March 1st. The letters should describe the relationship with you, your personal characteristics (punctuality, teamwork, integrity, perseverance) and contact information.
  • Submit letter of intent, explaining your interest in nursing as your profession, and why you chose this program of nursing by March 1st.
  • Results of the BSN Test of Essential Academic Skills with minimum score of
    • Math 65%
    • Reading 75%
    • TEAS Overall 70%
    • Science 65%
    • English 65%

Information and sign-up for the BSN TEAS test is available at https://www.atitesting.com. Study materials are available on the website and are highly recommended. You may take the test at the Texas A&M University Testing Center, UC 330. Visit the Testing center website at http://tamut.edu/Academics/Student-Support/Testing-Center. You may retake this test one time. The highest score achieved will count for each category.

Professional Liability Insurance is required of all students. You will have about a $15.00 charge each semester with tuition for a group policy, which is much less expensive than providing your own coverage!

Important Links
  • 7101 University Ave
  • Texarkana, TX 75503
  • p: 903.223.3000
  • f: 903.223.3104
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