RN-BSN Application Process

The School of Nursing admits twice a year (Fall and Spring). See below for the application deadline.

Application Fall 2023 Spring 2024
University ApplicationOpens in new window October 1 - November 30, 2022 August 1 - August 31, 2023

Only one application needs to be submitted for admission. 

RN-BSN Application Requirements

  • Complete the Cal State Apply application by the deadline. No late applications will be accepted. There is a non-refundable $70 application fee.
      • Include your CA RN license number or estimated date of when you will complete the NCLEX exam
      • Unofficial transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions attended
  • Official transcripts and AP/IB scores from every regionally accredited institution must be submitted to the Office of Admissions. Electronic transcripts are preferred. For more information, visit the Apply Now tab. 
  • No Letter of Recommendation(s) or Personal Statements required.

Cal State Apply Application Guide

The following guide will assist you in completing the university application. Please download it prior to starting your application to help you through the process.

Cal State Apply Guide for RN-BSN Applicants PDF File