Apply to the RN-to-BSN Program

Admissions Requirements

To be admitted into the RN-to-BSN program, you must show:

  • Evidence of graduation in good standing from a state-approved associate degree or diploma nursing program with a minimum 2.000 (on a 4.0 scale) overall GPA
  • Active, unrestricted registered nurse (RN) license in the state in which practica will be completed
  • Completion of required science courses or their direct equivalents with a cumulative 2.0 GPA

Note: This program is not offered in all states. If you are not sure if it is offered in your state, please call the One Stop for Student Services at 330-672-6000  before you apply. Click here to view a list of approved states

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Previously Attended Kent State?

If you have not attended another college or university since you attended Kent State, you do not need to reapply. Please call the Registrar’s Office at 330-672-3131 and request to be re-enrolled in the "Nursing for Registered Nurses" program.