Nursing and Health Studies Program

Priority Admission Program

Early Admission Decisions

Prospective RN-to-BSN Program applicants who are interested in early admissions consideration for the 2014-2015 academic year and who meet the priority admission requirements may apply for Priority Admission consideration.A student on her laptop

The application deadline is October 1st, 2013 for completed application files in the Office of Admissions at UW Bothell. Apply here.

If an applicant applies by the Priority Admission deadline, but does not meet the requirements for Priority Admission consideration, then the applicant will be considered for the regular RN-to-BSN admission cycle.

Overall Priority Admission Requirements

  • Earned Associate degree (ADN) or diploma in nursing and successful completion of NCLEX-RN exam.
  • Proof of current licensure for practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
  • Applicants licensed in other US states or in other countries should visit the Washington State Nursing Commission web site for information on how to become licensed in Washington State.
  • Completion of at least 90 transferable quarter-system college/university course credits
  • Work experience:  At time of application, employed as an RN for at least 3 months, or successful completion of hospital RN residency program.
  • All Admission and General Education requirements listed on the RN-to-BSN Admission Requirements page must be completed.