How to Apply

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Application Deadlines

Fall Term: March 15th
@ 11:59 pm EST

Spring Term:
July 15th @ 11:59 pm EST

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Application Advising


Advising and Information Session Details


We strongly urge all prospective students to attend an Information Session at the Modesto A. Maidique Campus (MMC), followed by an individual advising appointment. Call 305-348-7703 and follow the prompts to your program of interest to register.

Bring copies of all transcripts to the advising appointment for evaluation of deficiencies in state-mandated requirements and/or nursing prerequisites.

Transfer & International Students Only: Apply to FIU First

Applicants not yet fully admitted to FIU must first complete and submit the FIU Undergraduate Application for Fall semester admission, with the required application fee and submission of official transcripts directly to the university. Applicants should choose the Nursing-BSN Track when applying.

If you meet general FIU Admissions criteria for a Transfer Students with 60 credits or more, your application will be deferred pending the College’s decision.

Step-by-Step Application

  • Step 1: Complete Prerequisites
    • Prerequisites are listed under the Generic BSN Admission Requirements.
    • You MUST complete the required prerequisite courses and general education requirements (UCC) by the end of the Spring semester to be eligible for Fall admission. If applying for Spring, finish prerequisites by end of Summer.
    • Applicants must receive a grade of “C” or better for all nursing prerequisite courses. Students earning a grade of “C minus” or below in any science prerequisite course may repeat that course only once. A student who earns a grade of “C minus” or below in any science pre-requisite course for a second time will be redirected to another major within FIU. Advisement relative to other majors/options will be provided.
  • Step 2: Create a NursingCAS Account
  • Step 3: Take TEAS Exam
    • The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) from ATI is required of all Generic BSN and Accelerated Option BSN applicants. Absolutely NO EXCEPTIONS.
    • TEAS must be taken at any one of the following testing sites (contact directly to schedule):
      1. FIU Testing Center (testing fee applicable)
        • Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL-120 | Ph: 305-348-2840
        • Biscayne Bay Campus, AC 1-160 | Ph: 305-919-4043
      2. Another accredited college or university testing center nationwide
      3. PSI Testing Centers around the country
      4. Can also be taken remotely through ATI on their website when available. Please visit: for more information.
    • FIU only accepts the ATI TEAS (other exams are not allowed and will disqualify your application). The computer-based exam is standardized, timed, multiple choice and comprised of the following sections1: Reading, Mathematics, Sciences and English & Language Usage (1There are an additional 20 unscored pretest items distributed proportionately across the four sections).
    • Schedule to take the test with adequate time to obtain test results prior to the application deadline.
    • FIU Undergraduate Nursing only permits two (2) attempts per application cycle. Please note that the FIU Testing Center requires a 30 day wait period between TEAS attempts, not FIU Undergraduate Nursing. 
    • Upload Individual Performance Profile of ATI TEAS results to the Documents section of your NursingCAS application.
    • Please note that the ATI TEAS is changing to Version VII on June 3rd, 2022. FIU Undergraduate Nursing will continue to accept Version VI until the Fall 2023 application cycle. After that, only Version VII will be accepted. As a reminder, scores are valid for two years.
  • Step 4: Submit Application via NursingCAS by Deadline
    1. Submit the entire application via NursingCAS and pay the appropriate fees. Applications will be accepted from Dec. 15 to March 15 for Fall admission. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
    2. Send one (1) copy of each official transcript from every college, university or professional school attended in a sealed envelope to NursingCAS directly.
      • Transfer Students: Also send official transcripts to FIU Undergraduate Admissions.
    3. Upload official PDF results of ATI TEAS (Edition VI) test scores to the NursingCAS application. Results can be obtained and downloaded into PDF format from your personal ATI account.
      • NOTE: if the exam is taken twice, you must submit both official test scores
    4. Upload Extracurricular Activity Documentation. Signed statement on official letterhead including dates, number of hours and job/volunteer duties. Contact name, title, email and phone number for references must be included. All supporting documents MUST be uploaded to the NursingCAS application.

    Applicants who previously applied but were not accepted to the program must resubmit a new application for consideration with the next application cycle.

Contact Us

For assistance or questions regarding our admission and/or application requirements, please contact the FIU Undergraduate Nursing office:

Tel: 305-348-7703