Bachelor of Science in Nursing (First Year Entry)

How to Apply

As an applicant, it is advised that you work closely with the University of Washington Bothell Office of Admission and their undergraduate admissions advisors. Admissions Advisors can assist you in understanding the admissions and nursing major requirements and review your written material. Also, be sure to monitor the completion of your application. It is your responsibility to make sure all the required material has been submitted and that you've answered the inquires the Office of Admissions sends you via the email you provided on your application.

It is recommended that your application and the required material is submitted by the Priority Application Date; January 15. The Nursing Admissions Committee only receives applications that are complete, i.e. all the required material is submitted and on file with Admissions. If the priority application date of January 15 is extended, the School of Nursing and Health Studies will close the applications once the major is full and cease to review any incomplete applications and immediately close the applications.

  1. Complete the University of Washington Bothell First Year Application selecting the First Year Entry RN-to-BSN degree program.
  2. Select two recommenders. Provide the names and emails addresses of your recommenders as part of your online university and nursing major application. The Office of Admissions will send the two recommenders an electronic version of the form. You should submit your application early so your recommendations arrive by the priority deadline. You can track this online.
  3. Complete the writing section of the application.
    • Personal Statement
    • Nursing Goal Statement
    • Journal of Activities and Accomplishments (no more than five)
  4. Complete the math prerequisite. This can be done immediately following the submission of your application or at the time of submission. We recommend you act promptly on completing this requirement.
  5. Collect the items required by the Office of Admissions (such as transcripts and the application fee).

Note: The First Year Entry RN-to-BSN admits Autumn quarter only. The Priority Application deadline is January 15. If program still has seats on that date, the application deadline may be extended, but will close once full. Once full, the School of Nursing and Health Studies will immediately cease to receive any incomplete applications and close the review. Running Start students should consult with UWB Admissions Advisors on Running Start course selection and nursing pathway options if nursing prerequisites are near completion.