RN to BSN Track


•           Holds an Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing from a State-approved program.

•           Holds an active Registered Nurse license with the Virginia Board of Nursing or a Nurse Licensure Compact state or hold an active Registered Nurse license in another state and be eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

•           Has practiced as an R.N. for a minimum of six (6) months and/or plans to practice concurrently while enrolled.

•           Has completed all but nine (9) or less credit hours of the Core Curriculum required for the B.S.N.

•           Has completed all of the nursing prerequisites or their transfer equivalencies with a grade of “C” or better.

•           Has at least a 2.50 G.P.A. on all nursing courses attempted.

•           Has not withdrawn from any two nursing courses, earned a grade of “C-“ or below in any two nursing courses, or have a combination of one nursing course grade of “C-“ or below and one withdrawal from a nursing course at any nursing program; the only exception to this policy is withdrawal from a nursing program for documented extenuating circumstances (i.e. medical withdrawal).

•           Has at least a 2.80 G.P.A. on all cumulative college work attempted or on the last twenty-four (24) credit hours attempted.

•           Has been admitted to Radford University.

Online Application for Radford University

SON Application for RN to BSN Program [PDF]

RN-to-BSN fact sheet (PDF)

Guaranteed Admissions Agreement Between Radford University and Virginia Community College System

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