Nursing and Health Studies Program

Application and Instructions

The Application

Students are admitted to the RN-to-BSN program in Bothell annually for either a Summer or Autumn start.  Everett admits annually for an Autumn start/ Start the process today by applying online from the UW Bothell application web site. The application requires submission of a general application, personal statement, resume, three recommendation forms, and all high school and college transcripts from all schools you have attended.

Application Deadlines

  • Priority Deadline: January 15th for Summer Bothell; May 15th for Autumn start programs in all locations

Applications received after the priority deadline are considered on a space available basis until the programs and the waitlists are full.

Applying to Start Early

You may ask for admission to UW Bothell as a Pre-BSN Student during any quarter to take courses in advance of admission to the BSN program at the Bothell campus.  As a Pre-BSN student, you may register for elective courses that will apply towards your BSN as well as any remaining admission requirements.

International Students and U.S. Applicants who were Educated Internationally

International Students who meet the admission requirements for the Nursing program and the admissions requirements for international transfer applicants are encouraged to apply.

Both international students and U.S. applicants who were educated internationally who submit transcripts from educational institutions outside the U.S. as part of your application should allow extra time (at least 30 days) for evaluation of your admissions file.

Effective April 1, 2009, UW Bothell Admissions is conducting its own evaluation of international transcripts; however, they may still require you to present a transcript evaluation from an agency that specializes in providing international transcript evaluations

Admissions Advising

All potential and current applicants are encouraged to make an appointment to discuss your educational plans.  In person, online chat, phone, and email advising are available.  Please contact the Office of Admissions for advising or general information at 425.352.5000 or  If you meet with an admissions advisor, please plan on having copies of all of your transcripts from prior schools (including high school) available.


Did You Know?

UW Bothell has awarded more than 14,000 degrees.