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CU College of Nursing - RN to Nursing BS Program, Denver, Colorado

College of Nursing
 

RN to BS Application

How to Apply


How to Apply RN-BS

Thank you for applying to the RN-BS in nursing program at the CU College of Nursing. Please pay close attention to the directions before you begin the process; This will help ensure that you submit all of the required application materials, prevent unnecessary frustration, and make you a more competitive applicant. We recommend that you check our website frequently for updates to the application process.

Information about the application:

  • The application is only available online.   

  • A complete application consists of the application and the documents that you will need to upload with the application.  All materials received by CU become the property of the University of Colorado. 

  • Non-refundable $65 application fee is payable online in the application.

                                          Access the Online Application

  • For a complete application, all fields are required.  If a field is not completed, your application will signify the default answer.

 

  • Your former last name(s) are required.  Note that some of your transcripts may be under a different last name and in order for your transcripts and other materials to be matched to your application, your former last name(s) need to be identified.

 

  • The pathway that you are applying for, RN-BSN, is required. 

 

 

 

  • The Suspension Form (only required if applicable). Read the instructions carefully and self-disclose any information.

Admissions Essay

The essay consists of the following three questions.  These questions are to be answered in writing by only you. You may discuss ideas with others but cannot have others write, read or edit your essay. Your essay is limited to one page, single spaced, size 12 font for the entire three-part essay. Please do not repeat the questions in your answer. Simply label each section of the essay as "A", "B" or "C."
  • A. Describe your perceptions and attitudes about nursing today. In your answer, identify current information about the field of nursing including demands, expectations and career options.

 

  • B. What do you believe are the demands of a nursing education and how have you prepared to make this significant change to your current situation?

 

  • C. Given your personal background, describe an experience that illustrates what you would bring to the university learning community in terms of diversity, or describe an encounter that demonstrated the importance of diversity to you.

U.S. Transcripts

 

  • It is very important that you request your official transcripts (from ALL colleges or universities where course work has been taken) to be submitted to the College of Nursing Office of Student Affairs and Diversity using the address below.

 

  • Official transcripts must be sent directly from the issuing institutions to the College of Nursing. Transcripts in sealed envelopes submitted and stamped as official that are submitted by anyone other than the issuing institution will not be accepted as official.

 

  • It is the responsibility of the applicant to contact the College of Nursing to ensure that all transcripts have been received.

 

International Transcripts

  • If an applicant attended a college or university outside of the U.S., the College of Nursing requires official transcripts be sent from the issuing institutions to the College of Nursing. Transcripts in sealed envelopes submitted by anyone other than the issuing institution will not be accepted as official.

 

  • The College of Nursing will perform a course-by-course evaluation of international transcripts through the International Affairs Office. Request to have your official transcripts to mail/emailed directly to the College of Nursing. It is strongly recommended that the international transcripts be ordered several months before the application deadline.

 

  • All required transcripts must be postmarked by the appropriate deadlines if mailed.

 

  • It is the responsibility of the applicant to contact the College of Nursing to ensure that all transcripts and the WES evaluation arrive at the College of Nursing.

  

Mailing address

College of Nursing
Office of Student Affairs & Diversity
13120 E 19th Ave, C288-6
Aurora, CO 80045