Admissions & Selection

Admission into WSU's RN to BSN program is selective. Students are accepted into the program each fall and spring semester.

Application Process

First apply for admission to WSU or be a current matriculated student of WSU. Then apply for admission to the RN to BSN program.

It is critical that all parts of the application process be completed and submitted. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please download the appropriate brochure and admission checklist for the program (to aid you in the process) and all necessary applications from our Applications & Checklists page.


Applications are accepted for Fall & Spring admission.
Fall (August admission): March 10
Spring (January admission): October 10

Transcript review is highly recommended. Contact the Dumke College of Health Professions Admissions Office ( for pre-admission advisement and BSN applications.

Selection Process

Applications are reviewed by the nursing program Admissions and Advancement Committee. A point system is used to facilitate candidate selection. Support courses are evaluated, but points will not be awarded for courses in progress during the semester applications are received.

Selection Notification

Students are notified of acceptance into the program by May 1 for Fall admission and December 15 for Spring admission.