Southwestern Adventist University

Undergraduate Bulletin 2017-2018 PDF

Admission to the Nursing Program (Spring semester only)

All application materials must be submitted to the Admissions Office by August 15, application deadline.  Late applications and incomplete files will not be considered.

1. Apply Online to Southwestern Adventist University at

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. 

3. Send official transcripts from all schools attended (high school, college and/or university) to the Southwestern Adventist University Office of Admissions.

4. Complete and send in all health records: (physical and health record forms are available at

a. Physician's Report of Physical Examination

b. Proof of current immunizations or positive titer as required by the State of Texas (Tdap, MMR, Varicella, Hepatitis B,   Meningitis, Influenza)

c. Current TB Test (negative PPD yearly or chest xray every three years)

d. Current CPR for the Healthcare Provider

5. Successfully complete at least 49 semester hours of pre-nursing requirements, including courses in progress.

6. Pass the TEAS ATI Nursing Admission Assessment Exam.

7. Complete an interview with a nursing advisor.          

Please submit all documents to: the Director of Admissions, 100 W. Hillcrest St., Keene, TX 76059

August 30 Notification of admission status
September 30 $500 Nursing deposit to reserve your place in the January class
September 30 Drug testing fee of $50
October 15 Fast Pass Fingerprints for background check
November 7 Registration open for spring classes
November 15 Be at registration Sept 6 to avoid being dropped from the program
December 15 Submit BLUE card from the Texas Board
January 4 Step 7 of registration completed

Nursing Orientation for all new students is mandatory on Thursday, January 4, 2018.


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