RN to BS in Nursing Program
- Graduate from an accredited NLNAC/ACEN college with an Associate degree in nursing or Diploma nursing program.*
- Grade point average of 3.2 or higher (Students are selected on a competitive basis therefore the GPA required for an actual offer of admission may be higher depending on the applicant pool)
- Current New Jersey registered nursing license.*
*Students currently enrolled in an Associate degree or Diploma nursing program but will complete the program and pass NCLEX after the application deadline are encouraged to apply. The final official school transcript stating the degree was earned and copy of a New Jersey registered nursing license is required to start and/or continue the program.
Transfer of Credit
There is no limit to the number of undergraduate courses that can be transferred from other colleges or universities. There is, however, a 30-credit residency requirement at Rutgers.
Applications are completed online and can be accessed here: Rutgers Undergraduate Admission
Prior Rutgers University students should use the Re-enrollment Application (not the General Undergraduate Admissions Application): View Re-enrollment instructions
RN to BS Application Information
International students are welcome and encouraged to apply. If a credentialing evaluation has not yet been completed, the School of Nursing recommends World Education Services (WES). A WES credential evaluation allows admissions officers to better understand and provide credit for degrees, courses and grades earned outside the US.