Admissions Process

With seats available now and three start dates each year, the University of the Incarnate Word ABSN track could be your fastest path to becoming a nurse. However, before you can begin our 16-month accelerated nursing track, you must meet the admissions requirements.

In order to be eligible for admission into the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) Accelerated BSN track, students must have a non-nursing bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA for all undergraduate coursework. Additionally, applicants must:

  • Submit an application through NursingCAS and to UIW.
  • Achieve a proficient score on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS).
  • Complete Acknowledgement for Legal Requirements form and submit as instructed to begin the background check process.
  • Complete all of the prerequisite courses.
  • Provide official copies of transcripts for all schools attended

Personalized Support

Your dedicated admissions counselor will be in close contact throughout the process.

Multiple Starts

Begin your nursing journey sooner with three start dates each year and seats available.

Fast Response

Most admissions decisions are made within two weeks of submitting your application.

Getting Started Is Easy

The ABSN admissions process begins with a phone call to discuss your previous degree, reasons for wanting to become a nurse and other important details to determine whether our hybrid nursing track is a good fit for you. Your admissions counselor will also be able to answer any questions you have, and will guide you throughout the process, ensuring you get the support you need.

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