Saint Xavier University Nursing Students

Transfer Admission

Transfer into Nursing

Traditional BSN Option

Deadline and Start Term

Applications for the Traditional BSN Program at the Chicago campus are only accepted for the spring term. Students would successfully complete remaining specific supportive coursework during the spring semester at Saint Xavier, and begin nursing clinical coursework in the fall semester. 

Application Process

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:

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

Students who apply and are admitted into the nursing program at Saint Xavier University can anticipate at least one semester of coursework at Saint Xavier with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher before starting nursing courses.

Prerequisite Course Requirements

Accelerated BSN Option

Deadline and Start Term

Rolling admission for May cohort start. Due to space constraints we encourage students to apply as soon as possible.

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.

Application Process

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.

Prerequisite Course Requirements

RN to BSN Online Option

Deadline and Start Term

Deadlines may be established per start term. 

Application Process

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

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: