Admission to Nursing

How to Apply to Nursing Program

Admission to Truman’s nursing major has similar criteria as admission to the university. Admission to the nursing major is competitive.

Truman requires two applications for admission to the nursing major.

  1. You will need to be admitted to Truman prior to consideration of your application to nursing.
  2. Once you have been admitted to Truman, you will need to complete one of these two forms:
    Apply for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), 4-year program of study
    OR
    Apply to the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN), 15-month program of study/requires a prior Bachelor’s degree

Application Deadlines

The 4-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program of study accepts applications from entering college students, transfer students, and Truman students desiring to declare or change a major. The initial deadline for the BSN application is January 15 of each year.

The Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program of study accepts applications from students who have completed a previous bachelor’s degree or will complete a bachelor’s degree prior to beginning the ABSN. The initial deadline for the ABSN application is July 1 of each year.