Union University
Union University School of Nursing

Admissions


Traditional BSN and LPN-BSN | Accelerated BSN and RN-BSN | First Step to BSN
MSN/Post-Master's Certificates, BSN-DNP and Post-Master's DNP
Admission Deadlines | Admissions Contacts

Traditional BSN and LPN-BSN

Admission to the Traditional BSN and LPN-BSN tracks is handled through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 731-661-5100. Please note - application to all non-traditional BSN, MSN & DNP programs is handled through the School of Nursing Admissions.

Accelerated BSN and RN-BSN

Admission for the Accelerated BSN and RN-BSN tracks is conducted through the Office of Nursing Admissions. To apply for one of these nursing tracks, please follow the Admission Process below.

  • All application documents including transcripts and reference letters are due in the Nursing Admissions office by the application deadline.
  • Please send the Transcript Request Form directly to each school attended and allow 3-4 weeks for receipt of the official transcript in NursingCAS.
  • The Reference Letter should be given directly to the references listed on your application and sent to NursingCAS upon completion.
  • Following each application deadline, files are reviewed by the Nursing Admissions Committee and applicants will be notified by email regarding admissions decisions.

Please allow 2-4 weeks after application packet has been submitted to be received in the Office of Admissions and up to 2 weeks to process application. Applicant will be notified by email when application has been processed.

*Please note that students who have two grades less than C in previous nursing courses are NOT eligible for admission to any nursing program at Union University.

If you are not a U.S. citizen, an international application must be completed and submitted with the BSN application.

Admission Process

  1. Complete the application at NursingCAS (make sure to complete the Application, Reference Forms, Transcript Requests and Personal Statement)
  2. Fill out and submit the Supplemental Application Packet (.pdf) (contains Supplemental Application, Plan for Completion, Standards of Admission and Community Values Statement)
  3. Pay Your Application Fee
  4. Review and Complete the Admission Checklist for the desired program
  5. Pay Your Deposits (once notified by admissions)

First Step to BSN

Admission for the First Step to BSN Program is conducted through the Office of Nursing Admissions. To apply please follow the Admission Process below.

  • All application documents including transcripts and reference letters are due in the Nursing Admissions office by the application deadline.
  • Please send the Transcript Request Form directly to each high school and college attended and allow 3-4 weeks for receipt of the official transcript in the Nursing Admissions Office.
  • The Reference Form should be given directly to the references listed on your application and sent to the Nursing Admissions Office upon completion.
  • Following each application deadline, files are reviewed by the Nursing Admissions Committee and applicants will be notified by email regarding admissions decisions.

Please allow 2-4 weeks after application packet has been submitted to be received in the Office of Admissions and up to 2 weeks to process application. Applicant will be notified by email when application has been processed.

*Please note that students who have two grades less than C in previous nursing courses are NOT eligible for admission to any nursing program at Union University.

If you are not a U.S. citizen, an international application must be completed and submitted with the First Step to BSN application.

Admission Process

  1. Fill out and submit the First Step to BSN Program Application (make sure to complete the Application, Reference Forms, Transcript Requests, Personal Statement, Standards of Admission and Community Values Statement)
  2. Pay Your Application Fee
  3. Review and Complete the Admission Checklist for the First Step to BSN Program.

MSN/Post-Master's Certificates, BSN-DNP and Post-Master's DNP

Admission for the MSN/Post-Master’s Certificates, BSN-DNP and Post-Master's DNP tracks is conducted through the Office of Nursing Admissions. To apply for one of these nursing tracks, please follow the Admission Process below.

  • All application documents including transcripts and reference letters are due in NursingCAS by the application deadline.
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions must be submitted directly through NursingCAS. Please do not send transcripts for non-traditional nursing programs to Undergraduate Admissions. Transcripts must be received in a sealed envelope from previous academic institutions attended.
  • Three letters of recommendations are required from individuals who can attest to your academic ability and/or self-discipline to excel in the graduate program. One of these recommendation letters should be from a current supervisor. Letter of Recommendation forms are a part of the NuringCAS application.
  • Following each application deadline, files are reviewed for the granting of interviews and applicants will be notified by mail of interview status.

Please allow 5 business days after application packet has been mailed to be received in the Office of Admissions and 3 business days to process application. Applicant will be notified by email when application has been processed.

*Please note that students who have two grades less than C in previous nursing courses are NOT eligible for admission to any nursing program at Union University.

If you are not a U.S. citizen, an international application must be completed and submitted with the MSN or DNP application.

Admission Process

  1. Complete the application at NursingCAS (make sure to complete the Application, Reference Forms, Transcript Requests and Personal Statement)
  2. Fill out and submit the Supplemental Application Packet (.pdf) (contains Supplemental Application, Standards of Admission and Community Values Statement)
  3. Pay Your Application Fee
  4. Review and Complete the Admission Checklist for the desired program
  5. Pay Your Deposits (once notified by admissions)

Application Deadlines

ROLLING ADMISSIONS: Nursing admissions is on a rolling admission basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply early for early admission decisions.

  • Undergraduate
    • Traditional BSN and LPN-BSN (Apply through Undergraduate Admissions)
    • Accelerated BSN (Jackson & Germantown): Priority Deadline - Dec. 1 & Feb. 1 (Applicants are encouraged to apply early for early admission decisions.)
    • Accelerated BSN (Hendersonville): Priority Deadlines - June 1/Aug. 1 & Dec. 1/Feb. 1 (admits twice per year - Applicants are encouraged to apply early for early admission decisions.)
    • RN-BSN: Rolling Admission
  • Graduate
    • Education and Administration (MSN and Post-master's certificate): Priority March 1
    • Executive Leadership (BSN-DNP): Priority March 1
    • FNP, ANP/GNP, PNP (MSN, post-master's certificate, and BSN-DNP): January 15
    • Anesthesia (BSN-DNP): Priority October 1
    • Post-master's DNP (EL, NP, CRNA): Priority March 1

For further assistance with Traditional BSN or LPN-BSN, please contact Undergraduate Admissions at admissions@uu.edu. For assistance with admission to all other tracks, please see contact information below for nursing admissions.

Acceptance is based on a rolling admission process; therefore, applicants are encouraged to apply early. While a "priority deadline" may be listed, applicants may still be considered until the class is full.

Admissions Contacts

If you have additional questions, please contact:

  • Email: nursingadmissions@uu.edu
  • Phone: 731-661-6545
  • Fax: 731-661-5504
  • Please send all admission documents to Jackson Campus
    Union University
    School of Nursing Admissions
    1050 Union University Drive
    Jackson, TN 38305