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Bachelor of Science in Nursing for Registered Nurses

RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

We are happy to guide you through the admission and application process for the RN-BSN degree online.

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Informal Transcripts Review (pre-evaluation)

Wonder what credits may transfer from your previous program(s) in UofL's RN-BSN Online program? Get a review at

Please note that the transcripts submitted for pre-evaluation are not considered official transcripts and will not be used to determine eligibility for admission.

How To Apply

  • Contact the School of Nursing advising office at 502.852.8519 to let them know you plan to apply to the BSN program and to review your previous credits.
  • Submit the following items:

    • Undergraduate application for admission
    • $25 non-refundable application fee
    • Official college transcripts - have them sent directly to:

      Office of Admissions, Dept AO
      2211 S. Brook St., Houchens Bldg, Rm 150
      University of Louisville
      Louisville, KY 40292

Admission Requirements

Anyone seeking admission to the School of Nursing, University of Louisville, for purposes of pursuing the RN-BSN degree must provide proof of the following:

  • Unrestricted U.S. Registered Nurse (RN) license
  • Associate Degree in Nursing or Diploma in Nursing
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on all undergraduate work (on a scale of 4.0)

Preferred Application Deadlines

  • August 1 for Fall I (August) and October 1 for Fall II (October) admission.
  • December 1 for Spring I (January) and Spring II (March) admission.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to work on and submit their complete application well in advance of the preferred deadline, as obtaining transcripts, test scores and other materials may take more time. Applications submitted or completed after the preferred deadline will be considered on a case-by-case basis for the next available start/term.

For more information on the admission and application process, please contact our Online Learning Enrollment Counselor at 800.871.8635 or by email,

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