University of the Incarnate Word ABSN Requirements

While previous health care experience is not necessary to enroll in the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing track at the University of the Incarnate Word, there are certain requirements you must meet before you can begin the admissions process.

UIW ABSN Admissions Requirements

In order to be eligible for admission into the University of the Incarnate Word Accelerated BSN track, students must have a non-nursing bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA for all undergraduate coursework.

Additionally, applicants must:

  • Submit an application through NursingCAS.
  • Achieve a proficient score on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS).
  • Complete a criminal background check.
  • Complete all of the prerequisite courses.
  • Provide official copies of transcripts for all schools attended.

Following admission into the Accelerated BSN track, students will need to provide:

  • A completed official immunization record
  • Documentation of CPR certification (American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers or American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers)
  • Documentation of First Aid certification (American Heart Association or American Red Cross)

Contact us to find out more about the accelerated nursing track admissions process.

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