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Online RN to BSN: Admission Requirements

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DegreeA degree from a diploma or associate degree program (ADN) that is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Minimum GPAA minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
TranscriptsOfficial copies of all college transcripts
Additional Requirements
  • A current, active, valid, unrestricted RN license from the state or commonwealth of current practice
  • University and clinical agency health requirements as per policy
State Licensure Requirements
  • Applicants who are applying to programs leading to licensure in states other than Pennsylvania must be aware of the various state professional licensure requirements. Please check licensure requirements by state at CareerOneStop.
  • Carlow’s online nursing programs are available only to students who already possess an RN license. However, depending on the state or the degree, the ability to pursue one of these degrees will reside with the home state’s Board of Nursing. See the National Council of State Boards of Nursing

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Transfer Credit

Carlow’s online RN to BSN program accepts up to 90 transfer credits that includes 30 credits for your RN license. Find out more about transferring credits by requesting information.

When to Apply

We offer five start dates a year, so it’s always a good time to submit your application. If you’re ready to take the next step on your journey with Carlow, apply today