Jump Start Option Admission Requirements

Applicants will only be considered if they have met all of the following requirements:

Enrolled in an Associate Degree in Nursing Program

Complete at least 1 semester of your ADN program prior to starting the Jump Start program. You can be in-progress with the first semester during the application period. 

Graduating fourth semester ADN students (May or June) must also complete a Fall application for the RN-BSN program to be eligible to participate. The Fall RN-BSN application is open from October 1 to November 30 through Cal State Apply.

Minimum Grade Point Average

Achieve a minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale on the University and Nursing prerequisite requirements.

(We anticipate that the courses will be impacted. If we receive more applicants than we can accommodate, competitive GPA points will be used to rank applicants)


Good Academic Standing

Currently in good academic standing in a regionally accredited Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program in California.

Prerequisite Requirement

All prerequisite coursesOpens in new window for the University and Nursing must be completed with a "C" or higher.

An applicant cannot be in-progress with a prerequisite during the spring semester of the application period.