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Traditional BSN

Application Deadlines

Application Deadline for Fall Admission March 15th
Application Deadline for Spring Admission October 15th

All pre-requisites must be completed by the semester prior to application term.

How Do I Apply? 

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

  • Designate BSN as your major
  • Meet all University admission requirements

Step 2. Submit application to the nursing program by the deadlines listed above.

  • Complete and submit all Admission Requirements as outlined for the BSN.

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

All prerequisite courses must be completed prior to applying for admission to the nursing program.
  • Maintain an overall GPA of 2.8 or above in all courses taken within the last 5 years (repeated courses are included if taken within the 5 year time period)
  • The required 2.8 GPA in sciences will be determined using the following courses: Anatomy & Physiology I & II, Chemistry, General Psychology, Lifespan Growth & Development, Math, Microbiology, Nutrition, Pathophysiology, Professional Concepts and Statistics courses. All attempts within the last five years will be used to determine GPA for this area.
  • 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 the specified deadlines above (March 15th for fall admission, October 15th for spring admission). 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 the specified deadlines above (March 15th for fall admission, October 15th for spring admission).
  • 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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