RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Applicants

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden's RN to Bachelor of Science (BS) in Nursing program is for licensed registered nurses (RNs) who wish to leverage their valuable work experience, grow as professionals, and elevate their education. Our school gives area residents the opportunity to achieve their career goals quickly.

RN to BS in Nursing Express

Our school works with local partner institutions to offer area residents access to the State of New Jersey's 3 + 1 program, which enables students to complete three years of coursework at a community college and one year at a university to earn a bachelor's degree. This 'RN to BS Express in Nursing' program is available at: Rutgers University–Camden, Atlantic Cape Community College, and Mercer County Community College.

Convenient online format

Students may also elect to enroll in our convenient online format.

Questions?

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden advisors are happy to help. Please call (856) 225-6281, or email nursing@camden.rutgers.edu

How to Apply

Application Deadline
Semester Fall 2017 Application Opens Application Deadline
Transfer Application September 2016 March 1, 2017**
Re-enrollment Application January 15, 2017 March 1, 2017**

** If space permits, we will accept applications on a rolling basis after the deadline.

Admission to the RN to BS in Nursing program is on a rolling basis, meaning you can apply during the summer, spring, or fall semesters and are not required to write an essay for admission. Students who enroll receive (33) credits for passing the NCLEX and may transfer up to (60) additional credits for previously taken courses.

Application Process

1. Application Category

Most applicants fall into one of the following (2) application categories. Please begin by selecting an application category that best matches your background.

2. Submit Transcripts

Submit copies of all of your official academic transcripts, including any prerequisite coursework in progress, to the Rutgers University–Camden Office of Admissions. We strongly urge you to submit your transcripts as soon as you have completed an application. Please mail your transcripts directly to:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Rutgers University–Camden
406 Penn Street
Camden, NJ 08102

3. Financial Aid

Rutgers University's Admissions Office provides detailed information about tuition and fees and a wide range of financial aid opportunities available at each of its three campuses.

International Applicants

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden welcomes applications from international students. For assistance, please contact the Rutgers University–Camden Office for International Admissions.

Program Requirements

Students admitted to the RN to BS in Nursing program must meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum 2.7 GPA.
  • Associate's degree in nursing from an accredited university or college.
  • Licensed Registered Nurse (RN).
  • RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Requirements | Download PDF

Clinical Practice

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden has a robust cohort of more than 125 clinical partners that provide students with a wide variety of clinical settings.

Questions?

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden advisors are happy to help. Please call (856) 225-6281, or email nursing@camden.rutgers.edu