School of Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Entry Requirements

Application Deadline October 15th

TEAS Test must be completed for all students, except for those with an earned degree.   Please contact the School of Nursing office for more information about testing and dates.  You may go to the following link to learn more about the TEAS entrance exam at

Admission to the University does not guarantee admission into Nursing, but is a prerequisite for admission into the BSN Program. A separate application to the BSN program must be made.

Forms are accessible from this website. Applications for the BSN Program must be mailed or hand-delivered along with all documentation to the University of the Virgin Islands, School of Nursing Education BSN Program; #2 John Brewer's Bay; St. Thomas, U.S Virgin Islands, 00802-9990 and must be received by October 15th for Spring admission. The BSN Program currently only admits in the Spring semester.

Your application will be considered by the Admissions Committee if it includes the following:

  1. Application form
  2. Official transcripts
  3. Results of TEAS (all applicants except those with an ASN, BA or BS)
  4. Photocopy of current CPR certification for healthcare providers
  5. Copy of immunization records TB testing, Hepatitis B, MMR, polio and T-Dap - not the health statement.
  6. Official letter of good standing from the applicant’s previous university or nursing program(s). This letter must indicate the applicant is in good standing and eligible for re-admission
  7. Copy of RN or LPN/LVN license (RN-BSN applicants)

 Upon acceptance into the BSN program you will be required to submit the following:

  1. Results of 5- panel Urine/Serum Drug Screen (screening and results to be submitted within 30 days of beginning of Spring semester between December 10 and January 10)
  2. A criminal background check to be completed and submitted within 30 days of first day of class. The background check must be from all jurisdictions of residency for the past five years. Background checks for the Virgin Islands must include all islands in the territory in which you have lived.

To enter into the nursing course sequence the student must have a 2.5 cumulative grade point average.

Students on Academic Probation or suspension cannot apply to the Nursing Program.