Southwestern Adventist University

Undergraduate Bulletin 2011-2012 PDF

Application Process

All Application materials must be submitted, to the Department of Nursing, by October 1st, application deadline. Late applications and incomplete files cannot be considered.

  1. Apply Online at the nursing webpage:
    • If you have not previously applied to Southwestern, complete the Combined Southwestern and BS Nursing Application. – OR --
    • If you have previously applied and are a current student at Southwestern, complete the BS Nursing Application.
  2. Obtain three professional reference letters from teachers, employers, and/or church pastor, which attest to professional competence, scholastic ability, emotional stability, and physical health. Send completed forms to the Nursing Admissions office. (forms are available at
  3. Send official transcripts from all schools attended (high school, colleges and/or universities) to the Southwestern Adventist University Office of Admissions and Records.
  4. Complete and send in all health records: (physical and health record forms are available at
    1. Physician’s Report of Physical Examination
    2. Proof of current immunizations as required by the State of Texas (Tdap, MMR, Varicella, Hepatitis B)
    3. Current TB Test
    4. Current CPR for the Healthcare Provider
  5. Successfully complete at least 50 semester hours of pre-nursing requirements, including courses in progress.
  6. Pass the HESI Nursing Admission Assessment Exam.
  7. Complete an interview with a nursing advisor.


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