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RN to BSN Online

Upper Level Baccalaureate Program Online (RN to BSN) Track

Admission Criteria

Admission to the Upper Level Baccalaureate Program in Nursing is competitive and open to all qualified applicants.

Admission is not guaranteed.

The general admission requirements are:

  1. Admission to the University prior to start of any semester.
  2. Submission of a separate and complete application package for admission to the Department of Nursing and Allied Health after admission to the University and prior to start of semester in which desires to attend.
  3. Receipt of official transcript(s) from previously attended college(s). Eligibility will be determined by the GPA from the most recent transcript.
  4. Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia or Compact License.
  5. Completion of one algebra course, one general mathematics course, one biology course with a lab and one chemistry course with a lab (will accept high school). A minimum grade of “C” is required in each course or credit by examination (CLEP or ACT).
  6. Students with a GED must also show proof of all required courses listed in #5 above and a grade of “C” or above. If the student has not taken any of the required courses, student must take college level courses for which a grade of “C” or above can be awarded.
  7. A cumulative grade point average of 2.5 and a course grade of “C” in the listed prerequisites courses. All prerequisite courses must be completed before the start of the Online RN-BSN Program.
  8. ENG 299 – Examination of Writing Competency (University graduation requirement)