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BSN Admissions - Instructions for Applying to the Upper-Division

The following instructions apply only to Nursing Pre-Major students who are ready to apply to the Nursing Major (Upper Division). BSN students looking for information about the entire lifecycle of a nursing student, from university admission to graduation, are encouraged to review the BSN Lifecycle Page (click or tap here).

Requirements to submit an upper-division nursing program(s) application

  • Be admitted into UT Arlington, by applying at
  • Have an active enrollment term at the time of application
  • BSN applications must be submitted by the BSN application deadline, no exceptions. If applying as a new UT Arlington student, allow ample time for the admission process. Admissions processed after the BSN application deadline may result in a delayed application and subsequent denial from the upper-division nursing program.
  • TEAS scores that meet the minimum requirements by the application deadline
  • All four required Natural Sciences must be completed by the application deadline
  • Have a minimum 2.75 GPA in the two GPA’s (Admission GPA and Natural Science GPA) calculated by Nursing by the application deadline
  • Have a completed Criminal Background Check by the application deadline
  • Have completed immunizations by the application deadline
  • Activated MAVS e-mail account: 
  • If applying as a new student to the University, apply for the admit term listed in the table below.

Please see the Admissions Brochures (Accelerated Online or Campus) and Applicant Checklists for additional information.

BSN Application Deadline BSN Application Term UT Arlington Admit Term
January 15 Fall term post BSN application deadline Fall term prior to the BSN application deadline
June 1 Spring term post BSN application deadline Spring term prior to the BSN application deadline

Application Instructions

  1. Log in to your MyMav account using your NetID and password.
  2. From the home screen, select “Admissions”
  3. From the Admissions screen, select “NURS UpperDivision Application”
  4. At the “Application Definition Code” drop down menu, select the program for which you are applying
  5. The “Term” for which you can apply will default to the current application period
  6. Select “Begin Application”

Transfer Student Admission

Refers to students who have successfully completed prerequisite courses with a C or above including NURS 3366 Pathophysiology and NURS 3365 Pharmacology and Junior I courses for the BSN Program: Holistic Health Assessment and Clinical Nursing Foundations at another college or university.

Students are required to:

  • Complete the Transfer Nursing Student Application
  • Complete minimum required HESI A2 scores as stated on the admission brochure
  • Provide a “good standing” letter from the outside institution’s nursing department
  • Submit a course syllabus and a content outline of the course(s). If the course is a clinical course, a list of nursing skills learned in the course(s) must also be submitted.

All requirements must be submitted to the Office of Enrollment and Student Services Assistant Dean.

If accepted:

  • a student must attend a mandatory in-person orientation.
  • a student may select the campus-based program.  

Students who have not completed the required courses will be ranked with the incoming junior class.

If previously admitted to a nursing program at an institution outside of UT Arlington, the “Transfer Nursing Student Policy” must be adhered to.