School of Nursing
Associate of Science in Nursing

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  ADMISSION TO THE ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (ASN) PROGRAM IS CLOSED AND APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2016-2017.  THE ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM WILL BE CLOSING IN DECEMBER, 2017.

The School of Nursing is pleased to inform potential applicants and community partners that the newly revised Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) curriculum will be offered on both the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and the St. Thomas Campus beginning in the Fall of 2016.  Students interested in admission to the BSN Program are urged to meet with a nursing advisor as soon as possible.

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ATTENTION APPLICANTS

BSN PROGRAM - ALBERT A SHEEN CAMPUS - ST. CROIX 

You are advised that the School of Nursing is in the process of closing the ASN Program offered on the Albert A. Sheen Campus by Dec 2017.  The program will continue through December 2017 for students enrolled in the second year of the program. 

We are pleased to inform you that the SON heeded the requests of the many students and our community partners to offer the Bachelor Degree in Nursing (BSN) program on the Albert A Sheen Campus, St. Croix.  To this end, the SON revised the BSN Program which will be offered at both the Albert A Sheen and St Thomas campuses starting in August 2017.

Applications for the BSN program on the Albert A. Sheen Campus will be accepted.   The deadline of submission of applications for the Spring Semester 2017 is October 15, 2017 , however, spaces in the BSN Program  will be limited.  Admission to the program is competitive and the selection is based on set criteria, including:

  1. At least a “Basic” score on the TEAS examination.
  2. Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 2.5.
  3. At least a “C” grade on ALL required biology courses
  4.  All prerequisite courses listed in Semester 1-3 on the paradigm.
  5. Computer Literacy Examination (taken during the freshman year)

Students with the highest scores in the above categories may be accepted on the basis of available spaces.  Students currently enrolled are asked to  see their nursing faculty advisors to work on a plan of study to strengthen their applications in the next admission cycle of Fall 2016 for St. Croix and Fall 2017 for St. Thomas.