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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 in nursing program at Texas Lutheran University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

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 Nursing Program Application, please complete the Nursing Program Reference Form (link listed below). 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 Spring 2020 Exam Dates

  • Thursday, May 7: 4 to 8PM
  • Friday, May 15: 6 to 10PM
  • Monday, May 18: 8AM to 12PM

ATI TEAS Summer 2020 Exam Dates

  • Thursday, June 4: 10AM to 2 PM
  • Friday, June 12: 2 to 6 PM
  • Monday, June 15: 4 to 8 PM
  • Thursday, June 25: 8AM to 12PM
  • Monday, June 29: 10AM to 2PM
  • Monday, July 6: 4 to 8PM
  • Thursday, July 23: 10AM to 2PM
  • Friday, July 31: 8AM to 12PM
  • Friday, August 7: 8AM to 12PM
  • Monday, August 10: 12 to 4PM
  • Thursday, August 13: 10AM to 2PM

Contact Information

Dr. Carolyn Lewis
Director of Nursing