Generic BSN Admissions Requirements
Currently enrolled as a CSUF undergraduate student.
All applicants to the School of Nursing's Generic BSN program, must be a CSUF student at the time of application to the School of Nursing. This means that you must complete a CSUMentor application and be enrolled at CSUF the spring semester in which you apply to the School of Nursing's Generic BSN program. Any major is allowed to apply. Transfer students must follow the process for transferring to CSUF and must also select a non-nursing major to transfer into.
Minimum GPA of 3.25 in college-level coursework.
All pre-requisite courses completed with a minimum overall GPA of 3.25
You must earn a “B-” or better in each science prerequisite course to be admitted. You must earn a "C" or better in all non-science prerequisite courses. (A “C-” is not acceptable in any separate course). There is no recency on courses. The first course you have taken that fulfills a prerequisite course will be used for eligibility & GPA purposes. No repeats are allowed.
HESI Admission Assessment exam. CURRENT HESI EXAM DATES.
Areas covered will be:
ENGLISH LANGUAGE - Reading Comprehension
LEARNER PROFILE - Learning Style and Personality Profile
CRITICAL THINKING - Problem solving, Biases and Ethical dilemmas, Argument Analysis and Anaylsis of Data.
Nursing Application. See Application Process page for additional requirements.