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Fall Admissions Only

Application to the Traditional BSN Program is a 2 Part Application Process

**The Fall 2020 Application cycle is closed. Please refer back to this site by late August for details on the next application filing period for Fall 2021 Entry. **

Part 1: Cal State Apply Application-October 1st to November 30th

Current CSUB Students
Students currently enrolled at CSUB do not complete a CSU Apply Application as they are continuing students of the university.   
A returning student who has been absent from CSUB for least 2 consecutive terms must complete a CSU Apply application within the filing period of October 1st to November 30th.

Transfer Applicants
Submit an application for admission during the initial filing period of  October 1st to November 30th through Cal State Apply for Fall 2020. This is required prior to submitting a supplemental nursing application (Part 2 application). Transfers must meet upper division transfer requirements for university admissions. Please find full application details and information on admissions and transcripts.

Second Baccalaureate Applicants
Students seeking a potential second bachelor's degree must also complete a Cal State Apply application by deadline of Nov. 30th. On application, please choose “Undergraduate” and “Seeking aa Second Bachelor’s Degree” in order to locate the nursing major/program in CSU Apply. Please find information on admission requirements as a graduate/second bachelor’s degree.

Upon applying through Cal State Apply, submit the following to the CSUB Office of Admissions and Records:

  • Official Transcripts: Official transcripts from all colleges attended required. Deadline to submit initial transcripts is February 15th and must show Fall 2019 semester and Spring 2020 in progress.
  • Official Test Scores: Official test score verifying college credit (AP or IB credit if applicable)
  • Other Requirements: Any necessary documentation or paperwork related towards your academic records, residency, and/or requested items made by the Office of Admissions and Records.
For more information on application requirements to the university, visit Application Process for Transfer Students (undergraduate) or Application Process for Post-Baccalaureate (seeking 2nd bachelor's degree).


Part 2: Supplemental Program Application TBD: Updates Coming Soon!

A Supplemental BSN application is required for all applicants through  NursingCAS (fee required)
It is highly recommended that you begin your NursingCAS application earlier within the application period. Incomplete and late applications will not be accepted.

Complete the following application materials through NursingCAS

  • Official Transcripts: Applicants are required to submit official transcripts from all colleges attended to NursingCAS (even if you are enrolled at CSUB). Fall 2019 grades must be posted prior to sending official transcripts. In progress courses can only be for the Spring 2020 semester. Due in NursingCAS--Deadline TBD
  • Coursework: Prerequisites must be complete no later than the deadline of May 26, 2021.
  • Documents (if applicable : Verification letters/forms for: active or military veteran, licensed paid health care professional, and previous RN program enrollment.
  • TEAS: Applicants must upload Page 1 of the ATI TEAS Individual Performance Profile as a document upload in NursingCAS. These are unofficial scores obtained from the student's ATI account.  Please do not upload scores below 72%. Repeats limited to the first 2 attempts with a 60-day grace period between the attempts. Due as a document upload in NursingCAS by the program application deadline.
Additional support to complete the supplemental application through NursingCAS can be found in the NursingCAS Help Center as well as Frequently Asked Questions

Fall Applications

Step 1: Apply to CSUB

October 1st to November 30th

CSU Apply

Step 2: Apply to Traditional BSN Program

Filing Dates TBD

Nursing CAS


Official Transcripts

CSUB Transcript Ordering

For courses taken at CSUB, click on the seal below to order official CSUB transcripts for electronic delivery to NursingCAS. 

Order CSUB transcript

Electronic Transcripts from other Colleges

NursingCAS accepts electronic transcripts from Credentials Solutions and Parchment only. Click on the following to see if your college is on either list:

Credential Solutions


Official transcripts must be mailed if the services are not offered at your college or university. Download the Transcript Request Form in NursingCAS and submit to your campus's Registrar to complete. Official transcripts must be issued from the Registrar/Admissions, not the applicant. 

Instructions for NursingCAS transcript process