RN-BSN admission and application process
Step one – Apply to Northern Arizona University
The first step in the admission process is to apply
to the university.
Step two – Send official transcripts
Official transcripts from each college or university
previously attended must accompany the application for admission. Have your
official transcripts sent to:
Northern Arizona University
P.O. Box 4084
Flagstaff, AZ 86011
Upon receipt of the completed application and all official
transcripts, the Admissions Office will evaluate your transcripts and determine
transfer credits and Foundations/Liberal Study designations.
Note: Students that graduated from an accredited Arizona
community college RN program are eligible to transfer up to 90 units from a
Step three – Contact an Extended Campuses adviser
Upon completion of the NAU application process contact the Extended Campuses Advising
Team, who will:
- evaluate your transcripts
- help you plan your program of study
- assist with enrollment in NAU courses
Extended Campuses Advising Team Contact Info
Step four – Apply for the RN-BSN program
Immediately after your acceptance to the University,
complete the application to the School of Nursing.
To be eligible for the RN-BSN program applicants must:
- have graduated from a state or nationally
accredited registered nurse program or currently enrolled in the third semester of an associate degree program in nursing.
- have maintained a GPA of 2.75 in pre-professional
courses (3.0 GPA if not already an RN)
- maintain a current RN license from the state in
which you will be doing the project-based portions of your nursing curriculum
OR evidence of current enrollment in the final semester of an associate degree
RN Program in the State of Arizona. Applicants in their third semester of an
associate degree RN program must have a 3.0 GPA in the Nursing program and the
approval of their advisor from associate degree RN program.
A complete application packet must include all of the following:
- completed RN-BSN application
- copy of current RN license from state where you
will be doing the project-based portions of the curriculum. Indicate the year
you were first licensed.
- applicants in the semester of their associate
degree RN program must provide written approval of the advisor from the
associate degree RN program
- unofficial transcripts from all colleges or universities
course descriptions are required for all pre-professional courses taken outside
the State of Arizona
Complete application packets will be reviewed by the School
of Nursing on the 15th of each month. You will be notified by mail of their
Following admission to the University and the School of Nursing, nursing
courses are open to:
in their last semester of associate degree nursing program in the state of
Arizona with a GPA of 3.0 and approval from their faculty advisor are eligible
to apply. Students not holding an RN license are eligible to take NUR 307, NUR
330, NUR 320, NUR 321, NUR 390W, NUR 420, and NUR 424, but are not
eligible to enroll in NUR 427, NUR 450C and NUR 408.