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Transfer Nursing Clinical Students apply using the Nursing CAS application:

Nursing CAS App

 

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TCU has certain admission and residency requirements for transfer students, with some instances of special consideration. Separate academic requirements exist for some departments and international transfers. 

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TCU requires a nonrefundable $50 application fee.
(Waived for Veterans, Phi Theta Kappa members, and first generation college students.)

 TCU's goal is to admit students who excel in the classroom and beyond. On separate sheets of paper, please complete the following. Please include your name, date of birth, current school, city and state on each page.

TCU is a selective university, and our Admission and Scholarship Committees review thousands of applications each year. The essay tells us a great deal about our candidates and allows for expression of writing skills, organizational skills, creativity and imagination. The essay should be 300-500 words in length and legible. Feel free to be serious, humorous or somewhere in between. Compose your essay on one of the following topics. 

  • At TCU, our mission statement is very important to us. “To educate individuals to think and act as ethical leaders and responsible citizens in the global community.” This is integrated into all aspects of the TCU experience. If you were to write a mission statement about your life, what would it be and how does this mission direct your life and goals? 
  • Tell us about the most significant person, experience, or circumstance which has shaped your life thus far. How has he, she, or it influenced your character? How might you use what you have learned to achieve your goals? 
  • Those we call great will usually point to some failure in their lives as a pivotal moment leading them to their successful path. Tell us about a time in your life in which failure propelled you toward success. 
  • In her best-selling novel The Secret Life of Bees, TCU alumna Sue Monk Kidd wrote, “The hardest thing on earth is choosing what matters.” What matters to you?
Please include college transcripts from each institution attended.
It must be sent from the high school in a sealed and signed envelope.

Not required for transfer applicants with 24 completed transferable hours.

International applicants are required to submit all the same materials as transfer students, plus the following additional materials, when applicable:

  • National exam results
    • SAT or ACT – For freshman applicants (or transfers with fewer than 24 academic credit hours) whose native language is English or who attend schools where English is the primary language of instruction.
    • For those whose native language is not English, English Proficiency as demonstrated by one of the following  – TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) scores. Required scores: 80 TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or 6.5 IELTS (International English Language Testing System). The TOEFL/IELTS may be waived for applicants with strong SAT or ACT scores or for those who have completed at least 24 hours of transferable academic credit (including English composition) from a college in the U.S.

Completed by the applicant and the applicant’s sponsor and accompanied by a letter from the sponsor’s bank and employer.

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This form provides insight into a student's discipline history at other colleges.

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  • Freedom of Expression Page. TCU values individuality and believes that students are more than just a GPA and test score. To help us get to know you even better, consider this opportunity to further express yourself. The only limitations are the boundaries of your imagination. Please submit an essay, poem, work of art or a URL that showcases another side of you.
  • Teacher/Professor evaluationOptional for admission / Two evaluations are required for Chancellor’s Scholarship consideration
Find the applications online: CSS Profile | FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

For all financial aid including federal and state aid, and TCU private need-based financial aid.

 

Dates & Deadlines 

Students must complete their application and submit A2 (HESI) test scores by this date for admission to TCU. Decisions will be sent mid-March. The Accelerated Nursing Program requires that all prerequisites are complete prior to the start of the program. Click here to begin your application.

Important Note: The Accelerated Nursing Program and the Traditional Nursing Program require that all prerequisites are complete prior to the start of the program. If your prerequisites are not complete but you wish to pursue a degree in nursing, please select a different deadline below and then select the Nursing Prerequisite major later in the application.

Students must complete their application and submit A2 (HESI) test scores by this date for admission to TCU and for Fall Clinical Nursing consideration. Decisions will be sent mid-April. The Traditional Nursing Program requires that all prerequisites are complete prior to the start of the program. Click here to begin your application.

Important Note: The Accelerated Nursing Program and the Traditional Nursing Program require that all prerequisites are complete prior to the start of the program. If your prerequisites are not complete but you wish to pursue a degree in nursing, please select a different deadline below and then select the Nursing Prerequisite major later in the application.

Students whose applications are complete by February 1 will receive an admission decision by April 1.
Students whose applications are complete by April 15 will receive an admission decision by June 1; academic scholarship recipients will receive award notification by July 1.
This deadline is for US citizens and permanent residents.

Students whose applications are complete by June 1 will receive an admission decision by August 1; All students who apply by the Final Deadline will be considered for scholarship.

Applications completed after August 1 will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

International students whose applications are complete by October 1 will receive an admission decision by December 1.

Students whose applications are complete by November 1 will receive an admission decision by late November.

Applications completed after November 1 will be reviewed  on a case-by-case basis.