Transfer Admission

Transfer into Nursing

Traditional BSN Program

The fall semester deadline is February 15. 

The spring semester deadline is October 1.

Students must complete the entire application process by the deadline before being considered for admission. All applications received after the deadline date will be automatically moved forward to the next semester's deadline. 

In order to complete an application, all students must complete the following transfer admission requirements:

    • TEAS-V testing information, including study guides and practice exams.
    • Registration for the TEAS-V exam is available on our Saint Xavier University's testing page.  Students may also contact their local community colleges to see if the TEAS V test is administered at those locations. 

Upon admission into the nursing program, transfer students will be given a semester start date indicating when they are eligible to begin nursing clinical courses. Transfer students may be asked to complete a minimum of 12 credit hours at Saint Xavier with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher before starting nursing courses.

Accelerated BSN Program

Rolling admission for May 2016 cohort start.

The Accelerated-BSN (A-BSN) option allows the student with an earned baccalaureate degree to move through the baccalaureate pre-licensure program within a reduced time frame. Students in the A-BSN option begin coursework each May and complete the BSN program in 15 months. Courses are offered only full-time with no breaks between sessions.

In order to complete an application, all students must complete the following admission requirements:

Before begining clinical courses, all students must provide the following: current health history, physical examination, complete immunization record, required laboratory reports, 12 panel drug screen, CPR certification, proof of health insurance and an Illinois State Police criminal background check.

Nursing Information Sessions

Students who are interested in finding out more information, or have additional questions, are encouraged to sign up for a Nursing Information Session. You may also request more information to be sent to you through regular mail or review the following links: