BSN Applications and Admissions

Application Instructions

The LPN to BSN application is due on April 1st. GRC Nursing is hosting a final application workshop on Thursday, March 23rd at 5pm, in the Zgolinski Center-Room 105. Faculty and staff will be on hand to discuss the application process, and provide interview and essay Tips.

Application Requirements

  • 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.

    • Starting for the fall 2023 admission cycle, an overall GPA of 3.0 is required.

    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

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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
    253-833-9111, ext. 2641

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Accreditation Information

The Green River College Practical Nursing Program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037.

The Green River College Practical Nursing Program is approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.

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