BSN Applications and Admissions

Application Instructions

The BSN application cycle runs from February 1st to 4pm on April 1st each year. Below is a list of requirements to helps students prepare to apply.

BSN Application Workshop

March 28th
1pm-2pm & 5pm-6pm
In the Zgolinski Center - Room 104


Application Requirements

  • posses an unincumbered practical nursing license. 
  • Complete all prerequisite coursework.

    Prerequisites for LPN to BSN
    Dept./Course #Course TitleCredits
    BIO& 160 or
    BIO& 211
    General Biology with Lab
    Majors Cellular
    BIO& 241 Anatomy & Physiology I 5
    BIO& 242 Anatomy & Physiology II 5
    BIO& 260 Microbiology 5
    CMST& 101, 210, 
    CMST& 220, 230, 
    or CMST& 238
    Communication Studies 5
    CHEM& 121 Introduction to Chemistry 5
    ENGL& 101 English Composition 5
    HUMANITIES DISTRIBUTION - Not CMST (CMST&) or performance/skills course Humanities 5
    MATH& 146 or
    MATH 256
    Introduction to Statistics
    Statistics for Business and Social Science
    NUTR& 101 Nutrition 5
    PSYC& 100 General Psychology 5
    PSYC& 200 Lifespan Psychology 5

    A minimum grade of 2.5 or higher is required in each nursing and supporting course, with a cumulative prerequisite GPA of 3.0.

    One course may be in progress at the time of application.

  • Apply to Green River College and obtain a student ID number.
  • Have your official transcripts sent to Green River College. You will need to do this for each college you have attended.
Note: You will also need to obtain your American Heart Association Basic Life Support Healthcare provider card (Only AHA BLS certifications are accepted for clinical placements in the Nursing program). Visit the AHA Course Finder to find a BLS course near you.


  1. Complete all required immunizations and tests.
    • Two-step TB
    • Influenza
    • Hepatitis B
    • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
    • Varicella
    • Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap)
    • COVID-19

BSN Accreditation

The Green River College LPN-BSN Program is pursuing accreditation from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20037; phone 202-909-2487. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA, attention Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger, NLN CNEA Executive Director, no later than May 6, 2024 to

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Contact & Location

For more information or to make an appointment, please contact us at:

  • Nursing Admissions
    Career and Advising Center
    Student Affairs & Success Building, 104
    253-288-3482 or

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Accreditation Information

Green River College LPN-BSN Program holds pre-accreditation status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation, located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20037. 202-909-2487. Holding pre-accreditation status does not guarantee that initial accreditation by NLN CNEA will be received.