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Nursing Applications

Date:            November 4, 2021

To:                Nursing Applicants for Fall 2022

From:           Department of Nursing 

Re:                Admissions to Nursing



The Department of Nursing of University of Holy Cross is now accepting applications for the Fall 2022 nursing class.  The requirements for admission to the Department can be found here. The deadline for application is noon February 25, 2022.  Applications are to be completed in the PDF fillable format and emailed to A completed application consists of:

1.    an acceptable reading score on the Nursing Reading Test

2.    an acceptable score on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS).

3.    a completed nursing application  

4.    three completed letters of reference 

5.    official transcripts from each college/university attended

6.   $50 application fee paid via emailed link once completed application is received

If you applied in spring 2021, please complete the Reactivation of Prior Application.


The reading test will be administered by the Department of Nursing at 1pm on January 28, 2022 and at 9am on February 10, 2022.  Email to register. If an acceptable reading score is not on record in the Department, a student planning to begin the nursing sequence for Fall 2022 must take this test on one of the aforementioned dates. 


The TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) will be offered at 11am on February 11, 2022. Seating is limited and first-come, first-serve so if interested in taking on this date please email Ms. Brandy Ortego at as soon as possible to register. *You may also take the TEAS at another location if you desire.


Admission to the Department of Nursing is based on grades through Fall 2021.  Since most admission letters are issued in May, spring grades are not utilized in calculating your admission GPA.  Please note, the admission GPA for nursing will include any grade of D or F previously attained at any college in a required course in the nursing curriculum of University of Holy Cross.  The repeat/delete policy of the University does not apply for admission purposes to the Department of Nursing.  After admission letters are issued by mid May and, if space is available, spring grades may be utilized to determine eligibility until all available spaces are filled.

*If your application is received by December 10, 2021 and the application is complete and evidences all admission criteria are met then you could receive an Early Acceptance letter by January 14, 2022!  The acceptance would be for the Fall 2022 class. 

Note for Transfer Students:  The Office of Admissions will instruct you to wait until the end of the spring semester to send an official transcript.  However, your application to the Department of Nursing cannot be completed without Fall 2021 grades.  Please request ALLtranscripts at this time.  In addition, the Office of Admissions will require additional official transcripts of spring and/or summer grades.


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