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Admissions Information

You must first apply to Indiana University South Bend Admissions Office, Administration Building, in person or online at and be accepted before enrolling in the RN to BSN program.

There is a $35.00 Application Fee. You will need Official College Transcripts from all colleges you have attended. You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 2.7 (or equivalent) in prior nursing program (2.5 for the online program), the program must be NLNAC accredited and, verification of a current RN license in Indiana (or state where you will complete clinicals for the online program).

Additional application requirements include completion of the RN to BSN application with essay and resume (link below).

Attended IU or IU South Bend before? You will need to complete a "Returning Student Form" which can be obtained from the office of student services (574) 520-4571. An advisor signature is required. You do not have to complete the IU South Bend application but you will need to complete the RN to BSN program application.

Application deadlines: June 1st. Applications are accepted until class is filled, but preference is given to those meeting admission requirements and applying prior to June 1. Often RN's have non-nursing course requirements that need to be fulfilled and can start those courses any semester after meeting with an advisor.

On-line porgram: Follow procedures above and indicate interest in on-line program.

RN-BSN Application

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