Bachelor of Science in Nursing (First Year Entry)

Admissions Deadline and Requirements

Application Deadlines and Information on Admissions Requirements

Submitting a complete application by the deadline is important. It allows for timely review of all your application material so that you receive a decision early and don't risk not being reviewed due to having an incomplete application that arrives too late. Applicants should be familiar with how to apply and should work with the University's Office of Admissions on completion of the application and its material.

Entry Quarter and Deadline:

Entry Quarter Application Deadline Anticipated Notification Period
Autumn 2017 January 15th, 2017 March Forward

Applications will close once the program deems necessary. Applications are reviewed once they are complete on a rolling basis.

Admission Requirements

  1. University freshman class standing as domestic student*
  2. Completion of the UW Bothell First-Year admission requirements
  3. Completion of the nursing program's mathematics proficiency requirement
  4. University of Washington Bothell personal statement
  5. Nursing program goal statement
  6. Journal of activities and accomplishments
  7. Two nursing program recommendations

* International students are not eligible for this program. See International Student advisor for more information if needed.

Earning College Credit in High School

Applicants who have selected to complete college coursework while in high school need to carefully review the information on earning college credit.

College Entrance Test Scores and Grade Point Averages

There is not a minimum SAT/ACT or high school GPAs required to apply; however, please note the average incoming SAT/ACT scores and high school and science GPAs for the 2015 class were the following:

Average Incoming SAT/ACT Math Score and GPAs of Fall 2015 admits

Average SAT score (Math and Critical Reading)


Average ACT score (Composite)


Average incoming high school cumulative GPA


Average incoming high school science GPA

(includes Biology, Chemistry, and Physical Sciences)