Admission Requirements for Entry Option 1:
Application may be made for the first entry option every term on a rolling admission basis. Prerequisite courses may be started immediately. During the term when the last prerequisite course is taken, the student may submit the “activation of the degree” form to be enrolled into the next available cohort and meet with their advisor to develop their education plan.
Admission Requirements for Entry Option 2:
Complete a School of Nursing and Health Professions RN to BSN application. Apply online and we'll waive the $50 application fee!
Application for Undergraduate Admission
Students must have an Associate Degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited Institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or have an Associate Degree or Bachelors Degree from a regionally accredited institution and an Associate Degree in Nursing from a CCNE or NLN accredited program with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.
Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended. Only credits from accredited institutions will be accepted in transfer. Failure to report any previous academic work at another college or university is considered a violation of academic integrity.
International applicants or domestic applicants with transcripts from international institutions must also submit foreign transcripts. PLEASE DO NOT FAX TRANSCRIPTS OR TEST SCORES.
Please mail all official transcripts to the following address:
Office of Admission
16355 Laguna Canyon Road
Irvine, CA 92618
With the exception of transcripts or test scores, you may also fax additional required documents directly to the Office of Admission at (866) 659-1143 or e-mail the documents as attachments to email@example.com
Complete all five prerequisite foundation courses with an earned minimum grade of B- in each course.
The prerequisite foundation courses are:
ENGU 104 Writing about Literature or equivalent (3 credits)
CHMU 101 Chemistry with a lab or equivalent (4 credits)
MATU 203 Introduction to Statistics or equivalent (3 credits)
PSYU 320 Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan or equivalent (3 credits)
Humanities (SPNU 100 Culture and Language for Health Care Professionals, Foreign Language or Sign Language preferred) (3 credits
(Please note: We do not accept CLEP or DANTE scores as credit toward a degree program)
Self-evaluation and goal statement.
Unencumbered California Registered Nurse (RN) license (may be temporary license), or date for NCLEX scheduled before classes start. NCLEX must be passed for enrollment in classes with application for license pending.
Unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) license from the state where you plan to do your internship hours or date for NCLEX scheduled before classes start. NCLEX must be passed for enrollment with application for license pending.
Needed by first immersion:
Proof of a negative TB Skin Test that will be current at the time of immersion.
Proof of completion of Hepatitis A and B immunization or titer.
Proof of two doses of MMR or appropriate titer.
Proof of Tetanus/Diphtheria (Td or DTap) immunization within the past 10 years.
Proof of Chicken Pox (Varicella) immunity by titer.
Copy of current CPR “Level C” Certification (Health Care Provider) that will not be expiring in the next 12 months.
Proof of negative drug screen.
Proof of annual influenza immunization.
Additional laboratory tests,immunizations, and/or documentation may be required for clinical experiences.