Admission Requirements

We're excited that you're interested in joining our Bachelor of Science in Nursing – RN to BSN Online Degree Completion Program. In order to be considered for admission, you'll need to request a free transcript evaluation.

You can receive a free transcript evaluation with your unofficial transcripts. We will review your previous courses from your transcripts and see how they fit into the RN to BSN curriculum, allowing us to create you a customized path towards earning your BSN.

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Admission Deadlines

Applications are accepted at any time during the year. Cohorts for the RN to BSN online degree completion program start in January, March, June, August and October of each year. However, all required materials must be received by the dates listed below.

SemesterRequired Materials Due DateClass Start Date
Fall B 2020October 12, 2020October 19, 2020
Spring A 2021January 4, 2021January 11, 2021
Spring B 2021March 1, 2021March 8, 2021

Admission Requirements

  • GPA

    To be accepted to UIC’s RN to BSN program, you must have an overall transferable GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

  • Licensure

    Individuals with a current RN license issued in the U.S. or who are waiting to sit for the NCLEX exam may apply for the program. Proof of passing NCLEX must be provided before the start of the program’s second course.

  • Application

    A UIC application needs completed along with paying a $60 non-refundable fee at the time of application. The fee must be paid via credit card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express are all accepted).

Official Transcripts

Official transcripts are required from all prior colleges and universities attended.  Transcripts are considered official if they meet one of the following criteria:

  • The issuing institution sends transcripts in a sealed envelope, directly to:
    Office of Undergraduate Admissions, MC 018
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    Suite 1100 Student Services Building
    1200 West Harrison Street
    Chicago, Illinois 60607-7161
  • The transcripts are received in the UIC database, electronically, from one of the following services: Parchment, Naviance, Escrip-Safe, or The National Student Clearinghouse.
  • The transcripts are certified as true copies by an official of the educational institution, an embassy official or an appropriate government official if they are sent by the issuing institution and received by UIC in a sealed, unopened envelope.

You can receive a free transcript evaluation whether or not you have your official transcripts. Learn more about the benefits of a transcript evaluation before you complete an application.

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