When you are ready to apply, you will need to complete the School of Nursing application. You will only need to complete the Jump Start Option application.
Graduating fourth semester ADN students (May or June) are encouraged to complete a Fall application for the RN-BSN pathway. The Fall RN-BSN application is available from October 1 to November 30 through Cal State Apply. If unable to submit a Fall application, graduating fourth semester students should complete the Spring application for the RN-BSN pathway. The Spring RN-BSN application will be available August 1 through August 31 through Cal State Apply.
Before you begin your Jump Start application, make sure to read the entire application guide. You will want to make sure that you have all the required documents to submit your application. Use the checklist in the application guide. The items may take time to obtain and may require assistance from your current institution.
Online classes will charge $50 per lecture unit in addition to the tuition. Please visit Extension and International Programs for more information on tuition.
Document Upload Checklist:
- Unofficial transcripts from each institution attended and converted to a PDF file
- School of Nursing Verification Form filled out by your Nursing Director or Counselor
Please do not send your official transcripts! Unofficial transcripts are only required to be uploaded to this application. Official transcripts will need to be submitted once you complete an RN-BSN application.
Make sure to review the Application Guide before you create an account.
The application will open February 1, 2022 (12:00 AM) and close March 1, 2022 (11:59 PM). No late applications will be accepted.