Application & Admissions

Application Information

  • Deadlines

    Traditional/Pre-Licensure BSN and LVN to BSN Application Dates:

    • Fall 2022 Application Period: April 1, 2022 - June 1, 2022 
      • (all application items (including ALL official transcripts) must be received at NursingCAS by deadline)
    • Spring 2023 Application Period: July 1, 2022 - September 1, 2022
      • (all application items (including ALL official transcripts) must be received at NursingCAS by deadline)

    RN to BSN Application Dates:

    • Ongoing; Students can begin fall, spring or summer
    • For more information, please email prenursing@shsu.edu
  • Steps to Apply (BSN & LVN - BSN)

    Read ALL steps below; failure to follow instructions will lead to an incomplete application.

    1. Apply to SHSU for the semester you wish to begin the program and be accepted. Current SHSU students only have to complete a NursingCAS application. Please note: Acceptance to SHSU can take up to 2 weeks once you pay the required application fee of $50 and submit official transcripts from all prior institutions attended. If you applied for a prior semester at SHSU and did not take courses at SHSU, you must reapply to the university for the semester you wish to begin the program. You can email SHSU Admissions at admissions@shsu.edu for more information.

    2. After SHSU acceptance, apply to SHSU School of Nursing through NursingCAS. Applicants must meet admission requirements. Student will upload TEAS scores (Individual Performance Profile) in their NursingCAS application and send ALL official transcript(s) to NursingCAS. Please note: Nursing application will not open in NursingCAS until the beginning of the application period. Please add donotreply@webadmit.org to your safe senders list in your SHSU email and your preferred email in NursingCAS.

    During the application period, all communication pertaining to your SHSU School of Nursing application will be sent to your preferred email address in NursingCAS.  Acceptance/Denial emails will be sent to your SHSU email account only.  We will not contact you on your personal email about your acceptance/denial.  For questions or additional information, please email prenursing@shsu.edu.

  • Steps to Apply (RN - BSN)

    1. Apply to SHSU for the semester you wish to begin the program and be accepted. Current SHSU students only have to complete a NursingCAS application. Please note: Acceptance to SHSU can take up to 2 weeks once you pay the required application fee of $50 and submit official transcripts from all prior institutions attended. If you applied for a prior semester at SHSU and did not take courses at SHSU, you must reapply to the university for the semester you wish to begin the program. You can email SHSU Admissions at admissions@shsu.edu for more information.

    2. After being accepted to SHSU, apply to SHSU School of Nursing RN-BSN program through NursingCAS.  Please add donotreply@webadmit.org to your safe senders list in your SHSU email and your preferred email in NursingCAS.