Nursing Admission/Application

The ATI TEAS® test is a required part of the admission package.

ATI TEAS test Dates for Spring 2020 applicants! All tests will be proctored in SCA 011 - 30 testers maximum per test date, on a first come-first serve basis. Friday, August 23, 2019, 10:00 AM; Tuesday, August 27, 2019, 9:30 AM; Friday, September 6, 2019, 9:30 AM; Monday, September 9, 2019, 11:00 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.

TEAS Study Guides are available for check out at the SUU Library Reserve Desk.

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 $77.00 (subject to change), payable at the time of the on-line registration.  Please bring your  ATI user name and password to your registered test date.

To support you in the admissions process, Ms. Vikki Robertson, SUU Department of Nursing is available to answer any questions you may have concerning the Nursing Program. She can be reached at (435) 586-1906 or e-mail at If you have questions regarding transfer credits or advisement, please contact one of the Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Science & Engineering Student Success Advisors; contact information is available at or call (435) 586-5420.

SUU Nursing Program admission is competitive and based on review of all application materials. To be eligible for Nursing Admission students must have:

  1. Completion of the required nursing admission exam (TEAS® by ATI,
  2. Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  3. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale on all “Required Support Courses” with no course grade less than a C (C- is not acceptable).
  4. Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher (cumulative).**
  5. Completion of the Degree Requirements including General Education Core and Required Support Courses or a maximum of 18 pre-requisite credits left to complete (acceptance will be contingent on the successful completion of any remaining course requirements).

** As admission is competitive, the GPA of the applicants admitted is usually significantly higher than the minimum 3.0 required.

Once the above criteria have been met, you may submit the following information to the Department of Nursing Administrative Assistant, Vikki Robertson:

  1. Be sure to submit a complete and SIGNED application. Incomplete or unsigned applications will NOT be considered for admission to the Nursing Program!
  2. Complete, signed and dated Department of Nursing application (see cover letter).
  3. Receipt for the $20.00 Nursing Application Processing Fee.
  4. Include a copy of your TEAS® transcripts/results in the application packet (this includes tests taken at SUU).
  5. One (1) transcript (unofficial is acceptable) from EACH community college, college, and university you have attended (this includes SUU transcripts).
  6. Completed Bulleted List.
  7. Completed Essay's.
  8. Three (3) letters of recommendation in sealed, signed envelopes or noted that the evaluator is mailing recommendation. It is the application/student responsibility to make sure all three (3) recommendations are received by the Department of Nursing by the application deadline date.
  9. Completed Nursing Department Advisement Sheet signed by both SUU COSE Student Success Advisor and student/applicant.
  10. Signed Functional Requirement for Student Success Form.
  11. Non-SUU Students have submitted an SUU application to the Office of Admissions, with all required documentation and fees.

Pre-Licensure applications need to be submitted to the Department of Nursing ON or BEFORE 4:00 PM, September 13, 2019, to be considered for the Spring 2020 semester (Applications received after this deadline will NOT be considered for admission to the program). Applicants are notified of the committees’ decision by mail, mid to late October.

Please note: it is required that you meet with a SUU COSE Student Success Advisor prior to submitting your application. An appointment to complete the Nursing Application Advisement Sheet must be made no less than one week prior to the application deadline date.

Pre-Licensure Application - Spring 2020 (DUE: on or before 4:00 PM, September 13, 2019)

Letter of Recommendation Form (to email to the recommender, if desired)

Pre-Licensure Application Admission Point System

Application Processing Fee Deposit Slip

Application OnLine Payment Option