Texas Christian University

Second Degree Accelerated BSN


Basic Information: Texas Christian University is located in Fort Worth, Texas.  This program is for students who have already earned a bachelor's degree in another field or who would like to finish their BSN quickly. 

Must Dos: Students must apply to Texas Christian University and to the College of Nursing.

Program Length: 16 months long.

Nursing Prerequisites: Courses include Anatomy & Physiology I/II, Microbiology, Statistics, Human Development, Sociology, Psychology, and Nutrition.  These courses must be completed prior to starting the program in May.

Prior Classwork Information: Applicants with a bachelor's degree must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher in their first degree or their science prerequisites. Applicants without a bachelor's degree must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher in their current coursework or science prerequisites.

Application Information: Students apply to the College of Nursing as transfer students.  Transfer students are accepted based on the availability of staff and facilities for new students.  Students must apply by February 1st. The application information for Texas Christian University can be found here

Admission Tests: Students must take the HESI A2 exam.

Tuition: Tuition information can be found here

Financial Aid/Scholarships: Financial aid information can be found here.  Scholarship information can be found here

Updated: June 2018.