Applicants to the Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing will use the Nursing Centralized Application Service (NursingCAS). NursingCAS will verify your application for accuracy, calculate your GPA, and send your materials to PHSSN.
Once you create an account with NursingCAS, you can access your application frequently in order to complete the required portion of the application. Specific instructions are available within each section of the application. There is also a Frequently Asked Questions section (FAQ's) if you have specific questions about entering your information into the application.
After you have created and completed your application, you can e-submit it to NursingCAS for processing. PHSSN will have real-time access to your application once you e-submit.
NursingCAS requires a $45 application fee due at the time you submit your application. All applications are due by 5:00 p.m. CST on Friday, 10/19/12 for Spring 2013 admission, and by 5:00 p.m. CST on Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 for Fall 2013 admission.
Once you have submitted your application, please register to take the HESI Admission Assessment. We require the HESI A2 test including the critical thinking section. You will receive a confirmation email in the next 24 hours or the next business day.
Please allow up to 5 hours for taking the exam
The fee for the exam is $80 and is due by exam test date.
Please bring or mail a check payable to:
2149 Hickory Street
Abilene, Texas 79601
All applications for Fall 2013 consideration will be open for submission on Friday, November 1, 2012 and are due by 5:00 p.m. CST on Friday, May 1, 2013. The HESI Admission Assessment will be available Friday, January 25, 2013, Friday, February 8, 2013 and April 19, 2013.