Allen College

Admission Criteria (RN-BSN)

The RN-BSN option begins once each year in the fall. Applications will not be considered until all required materials are received. Review of complete applicant files begins after each priority deadline. The review process requires six to eight weeks. Admission will continue until the program is full. Review of complete application files occurs on a rolling basis.

Transfer Applicants

  • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for all post-secondary coursework
  • Computer Literacy
  • Current Iowa license as a registered nurse
  • General Education requirements must be met prior to beginning the program

Allen College uses a holistic admission review. The process balances academic achievement, work experience, extra-curricular involvement, leadership, community service, diversity, as well as other applicable life experiences.

Please note:  Meeting admission criteria does not guarantee admission into the program.
Allen College uses a competitive admission review. The top applicants are accepted each term.