1.  Explore

2.  Review the admissions requirements

  • Prerequisite coursework
  • Course Title Credits
    English Composition 5
    General Chemistry with Lab 5
    Microbiology 4 - 5
    Anatomy & Physiology I & II 10
    Statistics 4 - 5
  • Arts & Humanities, 10 credits
    Use the equivalency guide to identify Washington State Community College courses, designated as A&H to meet this requirement.  An Associate in Nursing Direct Transfer Agreement DTA/MRP meets all A&H requirements. 
  • Associate Degree in Nursing or an Associate in Nursing DTA/MRP or a Diploma in Nursing from a hospital-based nursing school. 
  • Current (or pending) RN license in the state of Washington.  Applicants who have not yet completed the NCLEX are admitted conditionally for two quarters. 
  • A minimum of 90 transferable quarter credits from a regionally accredited college or university. 
  • If English is not your native language, and you completed most of your primary education outside of the United States, then complete the English language proficiency requirement.  

3.  Plan: Entry quarter, classroom location, application dates

  • Decide when to start your studies, and which location is most convenient for you.   
  • International applicants are eligible to apply to the Bothell site.  Our other locations do not meet immigration regulation requirements. 
  • Review the application dates and deadlines.  

Entry &



Location:  Everett

January August 

Location: Bothell

Late June February 

Locations: Bothell & Shoreline

Late September February 



4.  Prepare the required application materials

  • Write your Nursing goal statement, prepare your nursing resume, and find a professional or academic reccomender.  Review our How to apply page for detailed information on all required materials. 

5.  Submit

  • Submit your official transcripts to the Office of Admissions electronically.  Prospective students can submit transcripts before applying.  Our Office of Admissions will retain documents for up to one year.  

6.  Apply

  • Begin the online application, select transfer, post-baccalaureate, international or returning student.  Enter the name and email address of your recommender. The Office of Admissions will contact your recommenders via email using an online form. Upload your nursing statement and resume as materials of the application.