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Generic BSN Program RN to BSN Program

Pre-nursing component: Applicants must meet the general admissions requirements of Fayetteville State University

Admission Criteria to Upper Division
  • Submission of completed typed application to School of Nursing (NOT hand written)
  • Application deadlines are September 30th for January/Spring admission and March 30th for August/Fall admission.
  • Successful completion of all required prerequisite courses with a grade of C or better.
  • Overall GPA of 2.8 and a Math/Science GPA of 2.8 or higher.
  • A minimum passing score of 65 on Kaplan Entrance Exam (2 attempts allowed).
  • A completed application for the Upper Division Nursing Program must be received by the School of Nursing before registration for the Kaplan Entrance Exam can be processed.
  • Required health screens and immunizations.
  • Clear criminal background check and drug screens.
  • Submission of one page essay on the nursing profession.
  • Interview with the Admission, Progression and Retention Committee.

RN to BSN Applicants must meet the general admissions requirements of Fayetteville State University

"While these agreements streamline education pathways, they do not guarantee entrance into these rigorous bachelor programs of study... Both articulation agreements go into effect for the fall 2015 semester."

- Joni B. Worthington, Vice President of Communications, The University of North Carolina

Although this information does apply to the NCCC and UNC schools non-NCCC graduates will also benefit from the curriculum revisions. Transcripts will be evaluated on an individual bases.

Admission to RN to BSN Upper Division Nursing Program is based on the following:

  1. Admission to Fayetteville State University. 
  2. Application deadlines are July 1 for August/Fall admission and December 1 for January admission.
  3. Applications are accepted July 1 for August admission and December 1 for January admission.
  4. Active and unencumbered RN license.
  5. Evidence of an earned Associates Degree in Nursing or a Hospital Diploma in Nursing from an accredited program.
Program Contacts

Dr. Afua Arhin, Associate Dean

Mrs. Lisa Scurry, Nursing Academic Advisor

Program Contacts

Ms. Jacinta Williams, Lecturer/Student Coordinator

Steps for Admission

STEP ONE: Application to Fayetteville State University

Complete an FSU Admission application and submit to the FSU Admission's office online or directly to the main office.

You will be required to submit an official copy of all transfer institution transcripts to the office of admission. Please note: To avoid the delay of your admission decision, please notify the office of admissions on your application if your name was different at your previous institutions.
An admission decision will only be made after receipt of all transcripts.

FSU Admission Office Contact Information


STEP TWO: Application to the School of Nursing RN-BSN Program

  • Complete an Upper Division Application
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