BSN Program Admission Information

Students are admitted to the BSN Pre-licensure program in the Fall and Spring semesters

  • Applications for Fall admission are accepted February 15—March 31
  • Applications for Spring admission are accepted July 1 - August 15
  • Your application package must be delivered/postmarked by the last day of the application period.


Admission Criteria

  • Complete program information may be found in the section of the undergraduate catalog related to  BSN Pre-licensure Nursing.  Please read it so that you will be familiar with all of the program admission requirements. 
  • You must have, or be qualified for, full admission to Midwestern State University. Complete information regarding application deadlines and requirements can be found on the MWSU Admissions webpage. This does not guarantee admission to the BSN program.

  • You must complete the nursing prerequisite courses with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. A grade of “C” or higher is required on all science courses.). You may apply to the program while enrolled in these courses, but they must be completed before beginning. Nursing prerequisites are:
    • Anatomy & Physiology I and II
    • Rhetoric and Composition I and II
    • College Level Math
    • Intro to Sociology
    • Chemistry
    • General Psychology
    • Microbiology
    • Developmental Psychology
  • The HESI A2 assessment is required, and results must be submitted to Wilson School of Nursing with your application. Scores received after the deadline will not be accepted. Minimum scores for consideration are:
    • 80% on Math
    • 80% on composite English Language (Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, and Grammar)
  • The HESI A2 may be taken at MSU or at another testing site.
    • To test at MSU, please contact the MSU Testing Service at (940)397-4676 to schedule an appointment. 

Admission and Acceptance Process

  • Both the university and Wilson School of Nursing (WSON) applications are available online. The WSON application must be printed off and mailed in. We are no longer accepting this application and documents electronically. Please note that the nursing application is only available during the specified application periods.
  • The BSN Pre-licensure Application for Wilson School of Nursing is online. Print it off.
  • Complete the application form. 
  • Deliver or mail completed application packet in by the last day of the application period. We do not accept application packages electronically. 
  • All other applicants must send official transcripts, following the submission guideline instructions. 
  • A new application for the current admission period must be completed even if you applied in previous semester. 
  • The Admissions Committee will evaluate and rank all complete applications and issue admission decision letters according to the number of clinical positions available.