Admissions Information for State-Support Nursing Programs
Our Self-Support Nursing Programs administered through Extended Learning have different Admission instructions. Please refer to the Extended Learning Web site under Degree Programs. This refers to the Accelerated BSN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN, and MSN programs.
Nursing Options at CSU San Marcos for students who have/will have already completed a Bachelor's Degree in another discipline: Comparative Handout of Options
Traditional BSN and LVN to BSN Programs:
- Students must apply for admission to the University, if not already an admitted, matriculated, and current student here. If you are also having to apply for admission to the University, you will need to send separate, official Transcripts to both the School of Nursing and to the University Admissions & Recruitment Office, according to the respective submittal deadlines.
- Students interested in the Traditional BSN and/or LVN to BSN Programs must apply separately to the School of Nursing to enter a specific Nursing program. Please refer to the specific program entrance requirements and deadlines, under the Nursing Programs link, to determine if you are ready to apply to a specific Nursing Program. Send official Transcripts to the School of Nursing according to the deadlines published in the online Nursing Application Instructions.
Admission to the University as (select one):
First Year Students
Upper Division Transfer Students
Students With a Bachelor's Degree in Another Discipline
International and Permanent Residency Visa Students
Students with College Coursework completed outside of United States
Applications and Instructions for our Traditional BSN and LVN to BSN Fall 2012 Entry will be posted on the following Web link, between Oct. 1 - Nov. 30, 2011: Fall 2012 Applications