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BSNA Admissions Process

Applicants must submit:
  1. A completed application (through TESU or NCAS)
  2. Official transcripts showing:
  3. ATI TEAS Exam scores showing 70% or higher overall and in all content areas
  4. A current resume
  5. A personal statement explaining:
    • Why you want to be a nurse
    • Why the School of Nursing should accept you
    • Any other information you’d like the Admissions Committee to consider
  6. Names and contact information for two academic and/or professional references

Please apply and submit your application documents via TESU or NCAS. Deadlines for applications are: 

  • April Cohort: February 1st
  • October Cohort: July 1st

Once your application has been reviewed by the Admissions Committee, you may be invited to interview with the Admissions Committee. Please note that a completed application does not guarantee you an interview invitation. Additionally, an interview does not guarantee you admission into the program.

Additional Requirements
  • Proficiency in using a computer, browsing the Internet, and sending and receiving email (including attachments)
  • For students of foreign universities, all transcripts must be evaluated by an approved agency. An official course-by-course evaluation must be submitted with your application.
  • If the applicant has taken English I and English II at a regionally accredited institution, it is at the discretion of the School of Nursing to require the TOEFL Exam. The W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing has the discretion to require an applicant to take the TOEFL Exam regardless of the student’s native language if there is a concern about the student’s ability to communicate in English.
  • After acceptance into the program, a criminal background check, drug screen, health and immunization verification, malpractice and health insurance, and CPR certification are required.
Submitting Transcripts

If you are applying through TESU, submit all official college transcripts and college-level examination score reports to:

Office of Registrar - BSNA
Thomas Edison State University
111 West State St.
Trenton, NJ 08608

Transcripts must be sent directly from the institutions to the Office of the Registrar in unopened, sealed envelopes with signatures across the seal. TESU will not evaluate transcripts from other countries; please submit them to an approved agency an official course-by-course evaluation.

Submitting Supporting Documents

If you are applying through TESU, submit all supporting documents (resume, personal statement, contact information for references) to

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