Admissions Requirements (Adult Undergraduate RN to BSN)

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Policy title:

Admissions Requirements (Adult Undergraduate RN to BSN)

Dean of Graduate Programs
Approved by:
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Purpose of this policy

To inform prospective adult undergraduate RN to BSN students of the admissions requirements. 

Policy statement

RN to BSN (Adult Undergraduate Program)

Complete our free online application. Submit official copies of transcripts from all colleges attended and high school.

  • Graduation from a state approved nursing program with a diploma or an associate degree in nursing
    • Must have a GPA of 2.5 or above from previously attended schools of nursing, colleges, or universities
    • Provide an official transcript from the school of nursing and each college or university attended
  • Completed nursing prerequisite courses with a grade of C or above (courses with * must include a laboratory):
    • English Composition (3 credits)
    • Anatomy and Physiology (6-8 credits)*
    • Microbiology (3-4 credits)*
    • General Chemistry (3-4 credits)*
    • Introductory Psychology (3 credits)
    • General Sociology (3 credits)
  • An unencumbered active Nebraska, Iowa, or compact state nursing license with expiration date
  • Successful completion of background check, drug screen, immunization tracker, and essential functions form.


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