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RN-BS Admission Process

Thank you for your interest in the RN-BS Program at Boise State! Here you’ll find details on how to apply to the program. This includes our application deadlines, instructions on the unofficial transcript review, application instructions, and transfer student information. If you have any questions, please contact an advisor or

Unofficial Transcript Reviews

If any of the following apply to you, please email your unofficial transcripts to for an unofficial transcript review of your general education requirements.

  • If you graduate(d) with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
  • If you are a Diploma Nurse
  • If your ADN was awarded from a school that does not have regional accreditation

Residency Restrictions: Boise State’s RN-BS is available to applicants from all states, except Georgia, Louisiana, Tennessee, and West Virginia. You must reside in the United States to be accepted into our RN-BS program.

Relocation: If you reside in or move to one of the states listed above, students are encouraged to contact their program advisor to inquire about whether restrictions set by your State Board of Nursing have changed.  Authorization or licensure rules vary state by state, and could impact a student’s ability to complete their program of study.

International Restrictions: If considering a move out of country, contact your program advisor.  The sanctions and restrictions for foreign countries are dynamic, and enrollments may require review by Boise State’s Institutional Compliance Office. View the Boise State eCampus Center information on State Authorization.
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For international institutions click the following hyper link: International Credit Evaluation.

Application Deadlines

Start TermPriority Deadline
Fall Semester (August) July 15
Spring Semester (January)Nov 15
Summer Semester (May)April 15

Application Instructions and Transferring to Boise State