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Nursing (RN to BS)



The Nursing Program is open to eligible in-state and many out-of-state applicants. The program is designed for transfer students.

Admission—Minimum Requirements

To be admitted to the online learning program in nursing, the applicant must be admitted to the University as degree-seeking student and satisfy the following:

  1. Current licensure as a registered nurse in the United States
  2. A minimum 2.75 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) in all college level studies
  3. An associate of science (A.S.) in nursing from Ivy Tech Community College, Vincennes University, or another program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN). Graduates of diploma programs or non-ACEN accredited associate degree nursing programs may apply for review by the department chairperson. For details, refer to Nursing Admission Portfolio.

Note:  Once admitted to the University, students must apply for admission to the Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Program. Deadlines for application to the Nursing Program are: November 1 (spring entry) and June 1 (fall entry). For instructions, visit the Nursing Program.

Indiana State Online Students Residing Outside of Indiana: Each of the states has its own approval processes for out-of-state institutions offering online degrees. While Indiana State University endeavors to offer all of its programs to as wide an audience as possible, all ISU online programs may not be available in all states. Currently, online programs are not offered in the state of Massachusetts. To check the status of programs available in a particular state, visit program availability.

The Catalog of Indiana State University is the document of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalog supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.

Last updated 24 April 2014