Traditional BSN Applicant Submittal Deadlines for Entry in Fall 2015

All Deadlines Below Will Be Strictly Enforced -- Mark Your Calendars
Oct. 1 - Nov. 30

Online Application Filing Period to the School of Nursing for entry into the Fall Traditional BSN Program. 

Nursing Program Evaluation Fee of $50 is due with application. Failure to pay fee by deadline will void application.

Oct. 1 - Nov. 30

Transfer students must apply to the School of Nursing as well as the University for entry in Fall 2015 via

2nd Bachelor Degree Students see application instructions in our online application instructions.

Submit all items as one complete packet  to the School of Nursing by no later than:

January 30, 2015

The School of Nursing cannot access electronically submitted transcripts.  If you have attended schools elsewhere, you need to have the official transcript (for the School of Nursing) sent to your home address. Do not open an Official, sealed transcript.  Collect these, and then submit along with the other required materials by no later than the deadline.

  1. Submit a printed copy of your completed on-line School of Nursing Program application.
  2. An official transcript for all college level coursework (from every separate college attended) through Fall 2014 (with the exception of CSU San Marcos coursework), if you are a current student at CSUSM -- We have access to all CSUSM coursework). If you have earned AP, IB, CLEP or Military course credit, send these official transcripts to the University's Office of Admissions and Recruitment, and we will obtain these scores/transcripts from that office (instructions on how to obtain these scores are linked within the Application Instructions). Be sure to indicate on your School of Nursing application that we should be looking for these AP, IB, CLEP or military transcripts. Transfer students must keep track of separate University Admissions submittal deadlines.
  3. Submission of unofficial transcripts or Web printouts showing coursework in progress for Spring 2015, with the exception of CSUSM coursework.
  4. If you completed any of your Science courses prior to 2004, and such courses will be applied towards meeting the requirements in the Pre-Nursing Core, you will need to submit Course Outlines from the Academic Year in which you completed such courses. All institutions maintain course outlines for courses offered there.
  5. Submittal of two stamped business sized envelopes, addressed to yourself. Please use 'forever' stamps that will not require extra postage, if the postal rates are increased in the near future (envelopes should be approx. 4" x 9.5").
  6. If you were previously enrolled in a nursing program, please submit a letter including the type of program, name of the school, school address, dates enrolled, and reason for leaving.  Admission of students, who have not been successful in other nursing programs, will be at the discretion of the CSUSM School of Nursing Director.

Due by no later than

May 22, 2015

  1. Final date by which TEAS test scores will be accepted. TEAS Test is required for all applicants. See more detailed TEAS instructions, per the TEAS link as part of these application instructions.
  2. Final date for proof of Language Proficiency:
    • Proficiency exam results from CSUSM Language Learning Center.
    • AP/IB/CLEP credits received at our University Admission Office.
    • Coursework final grades displayed on transcripts.
  3. Final date by which Verification Letter(s) for volunteer or work experience hours (optional for points) will be accepted. Follow template and proof your letters before submitting to the School of Nursing.
June 1, 2015
  1. Date by which transfer applicants must be conditionally admitted to the University to be considered for admission to the Nursing Program.
  2. Deadline to submit a University Intent to Enroll with fee for transfer students. Please note: School of Nursing admission notification, for the Fall program, falls after the University Admission intent to enroll deadline.

Due by no later than

June 14, 2015

  1. Submission of Web printout from institutions attended in Spring 2015 showing unofficial grades for coursework, with the exception of CSUSM coursework.

Due by no later than

June 24, 2015

  1. Deadline for receipt of official transcripts to the School of Nursing for Spring 2015 completed coursework, with the exception of CSUSM coursework.
July 1 - July 3, 2015
Notification to students of Fall 2015 admission to School of Nursing Traditional BSN Program.
Please Note: All application materials submitted to our School of Nursing become our property.  We will not send these materials elsewhere.