Program Application Requirements

  • Applicant must apply for admission to Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College if not currently enrolled.
  • Applicant must be eligible to enter college level English and Math.
  • Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 in all previous college level courses. If no college courses have been taken, the high school GPA or equivalent will be considered.
  • Applicant must take the ATI TEAS pre-entrance exam and achieve a score of 60% or higher and attach ATI TEAS results to the application. Cost of the exam is the responsibility of the student.
  • Applicant must attach transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.
  • Applicants who have not taken college level courses must attach high school or equivalent transcript.
  • Applicant must have English language proficiency.

Application Process

Southern accepts new nursing students one time per year for the fall semester. Applications are available October through February prior to the next fall admission cycle. Please refer to the current nursing application for exact dates.

Students are required to CREATE AN ACCOUNT and begin REGISTRATION and PAYMENT for the ATI TEAS exam.  To do so, visit www.atitesting.comPlease note: Students must create an account, if they do not already have one, prior to registration. Testing is only available during the application process.

  • TEAS Exam – Click here for instructions on creating an account and registering for the ATI TEAS exam.

Program Assessment

Nursing Student Handbook