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Texas Lutheran University, Department of Nursing has formal approval from the Texas Board of Nursing and the Commission on College of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN).

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Texas Lutheran University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

BSN Track Application

The BSN track has two admission periods. The application deadline for fall admission is January 30 at 5 PM. The application deadline for spring admission is August 15 at 5 PM. The BSN track gives students the necessary education, training, and hands-on opportunities to earn a degree in a rapidly growing profession. The program consists of sixty credit hours taken during the student's junior and senior years at TLU.
Only students who have completed (or will complete by time of enrollment) the prerequisites for the nursing program should apply. Refer to the website ( for information about the prerequisites and other information pertinent to admission.
The Department of Nursing also has a program called SNAP. TLU freshmen, at the end of their first year at TLU, who are interested in the BSN program, may apply for this program. Please see the Department of Nursing for more details or requirements for admission.

Nursing Program Reference Form Instruction

If a student has used you as a reference on his or her SNAP Application, please complete the SNAP Reference Form (link listed on this page). Your cooperation is greatly appreciated and will significantly assist in the decision process.

TEAS Exam Overview

What is the TEAS® Exam?

The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) by ATI is used by many nursing programs to determine an applicant’s readiness for admission. The exam consists of academic content in general college coursework. The applicant must enroll and take the examination during the exam window. A minimum score of proficient is required for admission into the nursing program. Tests sections include reading comprehension, grammar, vocabulary, mathematics, biology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology.

ATI – the creator of the ATI TEAS Exam - is partnering with Proctorio to virtually proctor the TEAS Exam, allowing you to take it from nearly anywhere with a strong internet connection. Proctorio is a remote proctoring platform that uses machine learning to proctor students from wherever they may be. The remote proctored ATI TEAS Exam offers a variety of secure exam settings including video, audio, and screen recording designed to maintain the integrity of the assessment and ensure un-compromised exam results.

Virtual proctoring of the TEAS exam will require students to be available one-hour prior to the exam time for a virtual meeting to test technology. The exam fee is $97 per attempt. Visit for more details regarding eligibility, the registration process, and technology requirements.

ATI TEAS Summer 2020 Exam Dates

  • Thursday, May 7, 2020: 4 pm to 8 pm
  • Friday, May 15, 2020: 6 pm to 10 pm
  • Monday, May 18, 2020: 9 am to 1 pm
  • Tuesday, May 26, 2020: 6 pm to 10 pm
  • Thursday, June 4, 2020: 10 am to 2 pm
  • Friday, June 12, 2020: 2 pm to 6 pm
  • Monday, June 15, 2020: 4 pm to 8 pm
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020: 9 am to 1 pm
  • Monday, June 29, 2020: 10 am to 2 pm
  • Monday, July 6, 2020: 4 pm to 8 pm
  • Monday, July 13, 2020: 6 pm to 10 pm
  • Thursday, July 23, 2020: 10 am to 2 pm
  • Friday, July 31, 2020: 9 am to 1 pm
  • Friday, August 7, 2020: 9 am to 1 pm
  • Monday, August 10, 2020: 12 pm to 4 pm
  • Thursday, August 13, 2020: 10 am to 2 pm

Contact Information

Dr. Kathie Aduddell
Interim Director of Nursing