RN to BSN Eight Semester Plan
Please complete the following 3 steps when applying to the RN to BSN Program. Pay careful attention to Steps 2 and 3, as both steps are required for RN to BSN admission consideration.Step 1. Confirm that you have contacted the RN to BSN Student Services Specialist prior to applying in order to have your transcripts reviewed, and to confirm that all prerequisites will be satisfied before the program begins. Use this to help you complete Step 3. ♦ You may apply without the transcript review, but it is advised to use the evaluation to help you complete the application to the program due to the prerequisite requirements. Step 2. Complete the online application for the WCU Office of Admissions* as either a "Transfer from Another College" or "Former WCU Student" ♦ Also send all official transcripts+ of all previously attended community colleges and/or universities (along with any official CLEP/DANTES/Etc. exams) to the Office of Admission on the Cullowhee Campus**. They may also need high school transcripts. Western Carolina University Office of Admission 102 Camp Building Cullowhee, NC 28723 Step 3. Complete the RN to BSN Program - Fall 2014 Application. (Please open as a PDF in Adobe to complete before printing).
♦ Also send all official transcripts+ from all previously attended community colleges and/or universities (along with any official CLEP/DANTES/Etc. exams) with the RN to BSN Application Packet and Resume to the School of Nursing** RN to BSN Student Services Specialist WCU School of Nursing Biltmore Park 28 Schenck Pkwy, Ste 309 Asheville, NC 28803
The Fall 2014 application deadline is April 10, 2014! After the application deadline, applicants are ranked and accepted based on the following criteria: number of prerequisites in process, NCLEX passed, and cumulative GPA.
* Please note that acceptance to the University does not guarantee admission to the RN to BSN Program.
** There are two separate sets of official transcripts needed, one for the Admissions Office and one for the School of Nursing.
+ An official transcript is issued from the issuing institution in a sealed envelope. It must bear an institutional validation (such as seal, logo, letterhead), date, and appropriate signature. An official transcript may also be an electronic transcript sent directly from the issuing institution. Transcripts that do not meet these requirements will not be considered official.
Have questions about the application process, admission prerequisites and eligibility, or other program details? Please contact Student Services.