Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Applications:

(Jonesboro Campus ONLY)

Traditional BSN Application available April 30th, deadline June 15th by 5:00 p.m.                

NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE DEADLINE.   BSN Application

Traditional BSN Application: Applications for the Traditional BSN Program must be completed and submitted online. Before beginning the application process, please review the Checklist for Application Requirement below.

  •   BSN Application 
  •   BSN Program Application Checklist (rev 5/27/14)
  •   Payment form and Dates for Fall 2014 Admission (exam to cover Reading Comprehension,   Vocabulary, and Math). Exam fee is non-refundable
  •   A study guide is available from Elsevier for the HESI A2 exam. 

Applicants MUST submit all transfer coursework to the ASU-Jonesboro Registrar’s Office by May 25th to allow the Registrar’s Office to evaluate coursework by the June  15th deadline. DO NOT submit official transcripts directly to the School of Nursing,  these will not retained.

Due to confidentiality reasons, the School of Nursing is unable to view applications until after the application deadline. Upon submission of your application, please print off your confirmation receipt for your records. You will not receive a confirmation via email, so printing off the confirmation receipt is the only way to prove you have submitted an application. DO NOT call the School of Nursing regarding completion of application documentation.

 NOTE: Submitting an application to Arkansas State University does not guarantee admission to a nursing program. It is a separate application process. If you are not a current student of Arkansas State University, visit the Admissions website to apply to Arkansas State Univerity at http://www.astate.edu/info/admissions/undergraduate/how-to-apply/

Applicants MUST submit all transfer coursework to the ASU-Jonesboro Registrar’s Office by May 25th to allow the Registrar’s Office to evaluate coursework by the June 15th deadline. DO NOT submit official transcripts directly to the School of Nursing, these will not retained.

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RN-BSN:

PROGRAM APPLICATION

Applications should be submitted during term in which pre-requisite and general education requirements are completed.  Application and Registration deadlines are listed on the above link.

 

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2nd Degree Accelerated available January 15th, deadline March 15th (Beginning Spring 2015, the HESI A2 admission test will be required covering reading comprehension, math and vocabulary sections).  To access application link, you will need one of the following browsers  (Internet Explorer 9, Firefox or Chrome).  For problems with this link, please email Brenda Goodwin at bgoodwin@astate.edu.

   2nd Degree Accelerated BSN Program Application

  • *Note:  If you are selected for admission to the 2nd Degree Accelerated BSN Program, you MUST attend a full-day, mandatory orientation session TBA.  Classes start July 2014.

  NOTE:  Submitting an application to Arkansas State University does not guarantee admission to a nursing program.  It is a separate application process.  if you are not a current student of Arkansas State University, visit the Admissions website to apply to Arkansas State University at http://www.astate.edu/info/admissions/undergraduate/how-to-apply/)

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LPN-BSN Application available April 30, deadline June 15th (Admission Testing NOT required)

   LPN-BSN Application

  NOTE:  Submitting an application to Arkansas State University does not guarantee admission to a nursing program.  It is a separate application process.  if you are not a current student of Arkansas State University, visit the Admissions website to apply to Arkansas State University at http://www.astate.edu/info/admissions/undergraduate/how-to-apply/)

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Readmit and Transfer Applications for BSN Programs:

BSN Application available August 31st (Spring), deadline November 15th

Use this application if you are seeking readmission to an ASU Nursing program or you would like to transfer to ASU from another School of Nursing.

Readmission testing:  Students seeking readmission or transferring from another school to the AASN or BSN nursing programs are required to pass a standardized test created from the objectives of the courses successfully completed in previous semesters.  Criteria for readmission to the undergraduate nursing programs includes: 1) complete readmission packet; 2) recommendation of faculty; 3) passing score (75%) on the standardized assessment test(s) of courses previously passed; 4) cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0; and 5) space availability in the class.  Readmission applications and information on scheduling a testing date is located on the School of Nursing website each semester.  The cost of the readmission test is the responsibility of the student.  

READMISSION TEST DATES for 2014:  (for readmission testing email NRStesting@astate.edu: Put "Readmission Testing" in Subject Line)

  • Friday, August 1, 2014 (1-5 pm) (for Spring readmission only)
  • Friday, September 19, 2013 (1-5 pm) (for Spring readmission only)

Payment of exam must be made before exam will be ordered!!! (REGISTRATION / PAYMENT DEADLINE is one week before test date)     

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Associate in Applied Science of Nursing (AASN) Applications: 

Application available April 30th, deadline June 15th

***NOTE:  All applications are to be submitted online.  No paper applications will be accepted.

    Jonesboro: LPN-AASN Application

    Beebe: LPN-AASN Application

    Mountain Home: LPN-AASN Application

     West Memphis/MSCC: LPN-AASN Application

  NOTE:  Submitting an application to Arkansas State University does not guarantee admission to a nursing program.  It is a separate application process.  if you are not a current student of Arkansas State University, visit the Admissions website to apply to Arkansas State University at http://www.astate.edu/info/admissions/undergraduate/how-to-apply/)

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Readmit and Transfer Applications for AASN Programs:

Application available April 30th (Fall), deadline June 15th

Application available August 31st (Spring), deadline October 1st

Use this application if you are seeking readmission to an ASU Nursing program or you would like to transfer to ASU from another School of Nursing.

Readmission testing:  Students seeking readmission or transferring from another school to the AASN or BSN nursing programs are required to pass a standardized test created from the objectives of the courses successfully completed in previous semesters.  Criteria for readmission to the undergraduate nursing programs includes: 1) complete readmission packet; 2) recommendation of faculty; 3) passing score (75%) on the standardized assessment test(s) of courses previously passed; 4) cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0; and 5) space availability in the class.  Readmission applications and information on scheduling a testing date is located on the School of Nursing website each semester.  The cost of the readmission test is the responsibility of the student.  

READMISSION TEST DATES for 2014:  (for readmission testing email NRStesting@astate.edu: Put "Readmission Testing" in Subject Line)

  • Friday, August 1, 2014 (For Spring Admission only)
  • Friday, September 19, 2014 (For Spring readmission only)

Payment of exam must be made before exam will be ordered!!! (REGISTRATION / PAYMENT DEADLINE is one week before test date)    

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Traditional AASN Program Applications

Not available on Jonesboro campus

Application available August 31st (for below campuses), deadline October 1st

The Traditional AASN Program is offered at West Memphis (Mid-South Community College), ASU Beebe & ASU Mt. Home Campus.  Effective Spring 2013, admission testing will be required. Test dates and times are listed below and all testing is done on the ASU Jonesboro Campus.  NOTE:  Even though the HESI A2 Admission Exam includes several sections, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary and Math are the three sections currently administered.   

  NOTE:  Submitting an application to Arkansas State University does not guarantee admission to a nursing program.  It is a separate application process.  if you are not a current student of Arkansas State University, visit the Admissions website to apply to Arkansas State University at http://www.astate.edu/info/admissions/undergraduate/how-to-apply/)