Admissions Update: Competitive Admissions

The Department of Nursing now admits 30 pre-licensure students fall and spring semesters.  This is a competitive admission based on:  Cumulative GPA, Required Support Course GPA, Work/School History, Essay,TEAS "V" score, and References.  As a part of the selection process, applicants may be asked to attend a scheduled interview. LPN's will apply with the Pre-licensure students and will be evaluated on the same criteria.  Application deadline for Spring 2016 is September 11, 2015.  Applicants will be notified by mail in late October of the Admissions and Advancement Committee's decision.  Application deadline for Fall 2016 is February 12, 2016. Applicants will be notified by mail in late March of the Admissions and Advancement Committee’s decision.  All decisions by the committee are final and may not be appealed.

TEAS V test Dates for Spring 2016 applicants!   All tests will be proctored in SC 301 - 25 testers maximum per test date, on a first come-first serve basis; Tuesday, July 28, 2015  – 9:00 AM; Friday, August 14, 2015 – 11:00 AM; Wednesday, September 2, 2015 – 12:15 PM; Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 9:00 AM.  This is a 3 hour and 45 minute, four-option multiple-choice test with 170 total questions.  Please come prepared for this length of time.    

Register for the TEAS exam at, select the “Register for Teas” option and follow prompts to test at SUU on your desired day and time.   The cost of the TEAS® V exam is $66.00, payable at the time of the on-line registration.  Please bring your receipt, photo ID, and ATI user name and password to your registered test date.

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RN to BSN Admissions

RN to BSN applications need to be submitted to the Department of Nursing ON or BEFORE December 11, 2015, to be considered for a May 2016 position, (applications received after this deadline will NOT be considered for admission to the program).  Applicants are notified of the committees' decision by mail in March. 

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The Department of Nursing is located in the L.S. & Aline W. Skaggs Center for Health and Molecular Sciences, 1st Floor