Stephen F. Austin State University

Admission Process

School of Nursing Admission Process

Students may be admitted each fall and spring semester based on completion of prerequisites and attainment of admission criteria. Admission is competitive based upon the applicant's overall GPA (2.5 or above) and science GPA (2.75 or above), as well as the completion of a required nursing entrance test. At the present time, the entrance test that is being given is the TEAS. The exam can be scheduled to the Testing Services at : http://www.sfasu.edu/ccs/testing/

Here are other Admission requirements in a document form: Admission_Requirements_-_Revised_10-22-2012.pdf

The number of students admitted may vary due to Board of Nursing (BON) requirements of student-to-instructor ratios. To be considered for admission review, the student must have applied and be admitted to the University.

To apply to the School of Nursing the student must use the following website and follow the instructions.

The application will not be accepted if it in incomplete.

PROFESSIONSAL AND TECHNICAL STANDARDS FOR NURSING PRACTICE

Essential_Standards_for_SON_8_14.pdf

ATTENTION ALL NURSING MAJORS:

There has been a change to about application portal NursingCAS.

As of this semester, Fall 2014, NursingCAS has been remodeled.

For those students applying for the Fall 2015 semester, your deadline will still be February 1st. We will continue to use NursingCAS 2.0 for this application period.

For those applying for Spring 2016 admittance, whose deadline is August 15th, you will need to change over to the NursingCAS 3.0 application. AS of February 15, 2015, NursingCAS will not longer use the CAS 2.0 version.

For students applying for the Fall 2015 semester, the application portal will begin accepting applications next Monday, October 20th.

REMEMBER:

We recommend having all application material submitted 4-6 weeks prior to the application deadline for verification.

If you have any questions of concerns, please contact your advisor at the SFASU DeWitt School of Nursing.

LINKS AND INSTRUCTIONS:

Nursing application portal https://nursingcas.liaisoncas.com/applicant-ux/#/login

Here are the NursingCAS_Instructions_-4-2-14.pdf

Student Petition Form and Policy: Petition_instructions_and_form.pdf