Fall 2023 RN-BSN Application Process

Step 1: Apply to CSUB (October 1, 2022 - March 1, 2023)

Apply to Cal State Apply by clicking on the CSU Logo

Cal State Apply Logo

Choose: Nursing-Traditional BSN/RN-BSN

  • Official transcripts and other university requirements must be submitted and received in the Office of Admissions and Records in order for your university application to be reviewed and processed.
  • Transfer Students and Post-Baccalaureate Students may visit the Admissions website for details on the University Application Process 

Step 2: Program Application (October 1, 2022 - March 15, 2023 8:59 PM PST)

Apply to the RN-BSN Program by clicking on the NursingCAS Logo

NursingCAS Logo

Note: on NursingCAS search:

  • School: California State University-Bakersfield
  • Program: Select "RN-BSN"

Upload Unofficial Transcripts under "Colleges Attended" Section. 

Step 3: RN-BSN Program Application Evaluation Fee (due March 22, 2023): 

A $30 (non-refundable) nursing application evaluation fee is required and must be mailed directly to the CSUB Department of Nursing. This is separate from the application fee required from NursingCAS.  

If money order, please make it out to CSUB Department of Nursing 

California State University, Bakersfield
Department of Nursing, 29 RNC
ATTN: RN to BSN Advisor
9001 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93311

In the memo section, please write your CSUB ID#

Notice: At this time, evaluation fees may not be turned in in-person to the Department of Nursing. Please mail them to the address above. 

Contact the Program Advisor.