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Accelerated BSN Application Process

Spring 2019 application period: December 11, 2017 - August 3, 2018

Fall 2019 application period: November 1, 2018 - March 15, 2019

Important Admission changes beginning fall 2019.

The accelerated track is transitioning from spring admission to fall admission only beginning fall 2019. There is only one start per year.

Application changes:

The application process for the accelerated track effectively changed in April, 2018.

If an applicant has all items completed (TEAS, Prerequisites) then they can go directly into the Nursing CAS application and apply to the program. Applicants no longer need an FAU email address to apply.

If an applicant has prerequisites left and wants to take them at FAU they need to apply as non-degree and then register for their prerequisites.

If an applicant wants their transcripts reviewed, they need to apply to FAU as non-degree, and send each official transcript to the university. Once the applicant is accepted, receives a Z number, and all transcripts have been received to the university, an advising appointment can be made with Chere Robinson via email 

If the applicant graduated from FAU and would like transcript advising, only their Z number needs to be provided. All transcripts should already be available at the university.

Accelerated BSN Application Process

STEP 1: Applicants must submit all official transcripts from each university attended to the FAU Admissions office:

  • Applicants who do not submit all transcripts to FAU will not be reviewed by the College of Nursing

STEP 2: Successfully complete each nursing prerequisite with a C or higher. Prerequisites lower than a “C” will not be accepted.

STEP 3: Register for and complete the TEAS Entrance Exam. TEAS scores are to be uploaded into your Nursing CAS application – scores sent to FAU will not be reviewed. Applicants must have an adjusted individual score of a 78% or higher.  

STEP 4: Complete the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing application via Nursing CAS:

  1. To create a Nursing CAS account visit:
  2. Once the Nursing CAS account is created, applicants must choose the correct program and track: (BSN, Accelerated)
  3. Applicants must submit all official transcripts from each university attended to Nursing CAS:
    • PO Box 9201 Watertown, MA 02471
  4. Upload official TEAS score into your Nursing CAS application.
  5. Ensure all sections on the application checklist have been successfully completed.
    • NOTE: applicants cannot edit their Nursing CAS application after it has been submitted.
  6. Allow 4-6 weeks for Nursing CAS to verify your application from the time of submission.
    • Applications not verified by the application deadline will not be reviewed.

Important Dates:

Prerequisite Deadlines

Spring 2019 applicants: All prerequisites must be completed no later than July 9, 2018.

Fall 2019 applicants: All prerequisites must be completed no later than December 15, 2018.


TEAS Deadline:

TEAS scores (Individual Adjusted Score) should be uploaded into the applicants Nursing CAS application at least four weeks prior to the application deadline.


For questions regarding the application process, please contact the Accelerated Coordinator, Chere Robinson at