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DON BSN Admissions

Welcome to the Department of Nursing (DON) Pre-Licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Admissions Information Page

Please note that the Pre-licensure BSN is an impacted program.  As an impacted, highly competitive program, admission to the Pre-licensure BSN program is a 2-step process.

1.) Acceptance to the university as a Pre-Nursing student.

2.) Completion of the DON supplemental online application during valid application periods.

Spring 2025 Pre-Licensure BSN Application Instructions

Application Period: Tuesday June 11, 2024 - Monday July 15, 2024 @ 5:00pm (PST).

Hello, before moving forward with your online application to the CSUSB Department of Nursing Pre-Licensure BSN program, please have all your application materials ready, including:

  • Your CSUSB Student Email. Do not enter personal emails.
  • The date you attended an information session.
  • Information and grades for all prerequisite courses.
  • Ensured you requested that your TEAS results be sent directly to us by ATI. Must be done by deadlines.
  • Have a copy of your TEAS Transcript Report available to attach. (Example TEAS Transcript Report)
  • (optional) Supporting documentation of bilingual proficiency. You MUST attach proof to get credit.
  • See this BSN Example Application to give you an idea of the information you have to enter.

Please note: You will only be able to submit the application once, so be sure everything is correct.

If you are a Post-Bac applicant (you already have a baccalaureate degree in another field), you do not need to submit this form.

If you have any questions about the application, please contact us at

Accessing the online BSN Application

  1. The application will close on Monday July 15, 2024 @ 5:00pm (PST)
  2. Use the link below to access the online application. Please use the Google Chrome or Firefox web browsers to avoid any errors.
  3. When prompted, sign in with your CSUSB credentials.
  4. Once signed in, be sure to enter your personal information, including your CSUSB Student Email.
  5. If you have any technical issues with the application, please contact our IT Consultant at, or (909)537-3599.
  6. Spring 2025 Online BSN Application

 Pre-Licensure BSN Application Periods

Term of Admission (Term in which first nursing courses are taken) Application Online Filing Period Begins Application Deadline TEAS Testing Dates (Max 2 times) Valid Info Session Dates
Fall 2024 (SBC & PDC) January 9, 2024 February 9, 2024 January 5, 2023 to January 5, 2024 January 9, 2023 to January 9, 2024
Spring 2025 (SBC & PDC)

June 11, 2024

July 15, 2024 June 11, 2023 to July 9, 2024 June 11, 2023 to June 11, 2024
Fall 2025 (SBC & PDC) January 3, 2025 February 3, 2025 January 3, 2024 to January 30, 2025 January 3, 2024 to January 3, 2025
Spring 2026 (SBC & PDC) June 11, 2025 July 15, 2025 June 11, 2024 to July 11, 2025 June 11, 2024 to June 11, 2025

 Admission requirements and the application process will differ depending on whether applicants are current CSUSB Pre-Nursing students, transfer students, or post-baccalaureate (post-bac) students.

Please select your category below and read through the information carefully.

Current CSUSB Pre-Nursing ApplicantsTransfer ApplicantsPost-Bac Applicants

For more information on Pre-Nursing, please visit the Pre-Nursing website.