Undergraduate Nursing Admission

Admissions Process


  1. Apply Here
  2. Submit a $50 nonrefundable application fee (check or money order).
  3. Submit an essay letting us know your reasons for pursuing the profession of nursing as well as enrollment into our College of Nursing.
  4. Submit TEAS score(s).
  5. Submit official college transcript(s)



  1. Download, print, and mail the RN-BSN Application.
  2. Submit a $50 nonrefundable application fee (check or money order)
  3. Submit an essay, as described in the application.
  4. Submit a copy of your current professional nursing licensure card
  5. Request two professional references be sent to Admissions.
  6. Submit official college transcript(s)


Transfer Credit


  1. Only official transcripts are evaluated for transfer credit.
  2. General education courses with a grade of "C" or better from a regionally accredited college or university may be considered for transfer credit provided they meet degree requirements in the College's curriculum.
  3. Courses may be considered for credit, regardless of age of the course. However the age of the coursework is a factor in the admission decision.
  4. Science courses completed more than five (5) years ago may require validation by faculty before credit can be granted (for prelicensure applicants).
  5. An applicant desiring to transfer from another nursing program into the Mercer nursing program can possibly receive credit for nursing electives only (2 semester hours) provided a "B" grade or higher was earned.