LVN-BSN Selection Process
Applicants will be ranked from highest to lowest and the top scoring applicants will be selected for admission according to the point structure. Points will be awarded based on criteria being completed by the end of the Fall semester.
|Prerequisite Course GPA||40|
|Applicable Work Experience||10|
|Applicable Volunteer Experience||10|
|Completion of Additional Courses||5|
|POSSIBLE BONUS POINTS: Veteran/Spouse of Veteran or Active Duty||5|
|TOTAL POSSIBLE POINTS||100 - 105|
OVERALL CUMULATIVE GPA (30 POINTS POSSIBLE)
|3.25 - 3.35||4||3.66 - 3.75||20|
|3.36 - 3.45||8||3.76 - 3.85||24|
|3.46 - 3.55||12||3.86 - 3.95||28|
|3.56 - 3.65||16||3.96 - 4.00||30|
PREREQUISITE COURSE GPA (40 POINTS POSSIBLE)
|3.25 - 3.35||5||3.66 - 3.75||25|
|3.36 - 3.45||10||3.76 - 3.85||30|
|3.46 - 3.55||15||3.86 - 3.95||35|
|3.56 - 3.65||20||3.96 - 4.00||40|
APPLICABLE WORK EXPERIENCE
(10 POINTS POSSIBLE)
Work experience will only be accepted if you are working as an LVN.
The verification letter is the only documentation that will be accepted for points to be awarded.Please use the Verification of Employment Hours Letter Template
|Amount of time||Part-time* Points||Full-time* Points|
|Less than 3 months||2||6|
|3 - 6 months||4||8|
|More than 6 months||6||10|
*Part-time is based on 20 hours/week or less; Full-time is 21-40 hours/week
APPLICABLE VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE(10 POINTS POSSIBLE)
Volunteer experience will generally only be accepted if you are supervised by a physician or RN, or it is completed in an acute care (hospital), skilled nursing facility, or hospice facility. Volunteer experience must involve personal interaction with patients or residents.
Volunteer work at private residences is not accepted (unless trained/supervised by physician or RN).
Please use the Verification of Volunteer Hours Letter Template
- The verification letter is the only documentation that will be accepted for points to be awarded.
|50 hours or less||2 points|
|51 - 100 hours||4 points|
|101 - 150 hours||6 points|
|151 - 200 hours||8 points|
|201 or more hours||10 points|
RESIDENCY (5 POINTS POSSIBLE)
|Orange, Riverside, or San Bernardino Counties||3|
|Other California Counties||1|
COMPLETION oF ADDITIONAL REQUIRED COURSES (5 POINTS POSSIBLE)
Applicants are required to complete two additional required courses: Introduction to Psychology AND Introduction to Sociology OR Cultural Anthropology. Unlike the prerequisites, these courses are not required to be complete before starting the BSN program, but, points will be awarded to applicants who do have these course(s) complete by the end of the application period (January 15).
|Both courses complete with a grade of C or higher||5|
|One (1) course complete with a grade of C or higher||3|
|Neither course complete by the January 15 deadline||0|