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Traditional AASN Admission Requirements

Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Program


  • Officially admitted to TSU with all remedial/developmental requirements completed
  • High school graduate or GED score of 50. Applicants with GED scores less than 50 must complete prescribed college level courses with a minimum GPA of 2.80
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.80 on high school or completed college work
  • One year of high school or one semester of College Chemistry with lab, with a grade of a"C" or better must be completed by the application deadline
  • Verification of math competency at the intermediate algebra level by university testing or completion of required courses
  • Completion of the pre-admission nursing entrance examination with scores of 80 or higher in Reading, 75 or higher in Math
  • Anatomy and Physiology and Microbiology/Bacteriology courses must have been taken within the last 5 years of admission to the program
  • The curriculum plan must be followed in the sequence listed in the catalog.  General education required courses must be taken in the semester listed or may be completed before the required semester


    • Attend an advising session.  Call (615) 963-5265 for dates
    • Bring copies of all transcripts to the advising session
    • Bring copy of current course enrollment.
  • The following application materials must be postmarked:
  • Completed School of Nursing Application
  • Copies of transcripts from all institutions
  • Current copy of TSU transcript
  • Copy of ADN-A2 Assessment (pre-admission nursing entrance examination)


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