RN/BSN Admission Requirements

Admission to the RN to BSN option requires that the following university and College of Nursing requirements be met:

  • Associate degree or diploma in nursing from an accredited educational institution.
  • Current, unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse in North Carolina or in a NCSBON-Compact State. International applicants must validate their credentials with the Commission of Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools before applying for RN licensure.
  • Students must reside in and, if employed, practice in a North Carolina or an NCSBON-compact state while enrolled in the program.
  • Minimum requirements as specified in the current undergraduate catalog
  • Minimum overall grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Grade of “C” or higher in all mathematics and science courses
  • Satisfactory completion of prerequisite general education and cognate courses

**RIBN and aRIBN students who are successful at their respective community colleges will be directly admitted to the ECU College of Nursing RN/BSN option at the prescribed point in their RIBN curriculum.**

If you’re a resident of a state other than North Carolina, please read this important note.

Additional Resources

ECU Online Informational Page

ECU Undergraduate Catalog