California State University Los Angeles BSN


Basic Information: California State University Los Angeles is located in Los Angeles, California.  All information about the BSN program can be found here.  As many as 500-600 students apply to the program and only 60 are admitted per class. Commonly asked questions can be found here

Must Dos: Students must apply to California State University Los Angeles and to the College of Nursing.

Program Length: Once you are admitted to the School of Nursing, you have 3 years of course work year-round before you are eligible to graduate with a BSN. Most students spend 2 years completing their prerequisites, for a total of 5 years.

Nursing Prerequisites: Courses include Anatomy & Physiology, Chemistry, English Composition, Public Speaking, Critical Thinking, Statistics, and Microbiology with Lab.  All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better and a cumulative science GPA of at least a 2.75 or higher.  A list of acceptable prerequisite courses from California colleges can be found here

Prior Classwork Information: Students must have a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.75 or higher.

Application Information: The application deadline is January 11, 2016 for fall 2016 admission.  The application for the College of Nursing can be found here.  Applications are accepted based on a point system with a total of 28 points.  Prerequisite courses account for 10 points, cumulative GPA accounts for 5 points, TEAS exam accounts for 10 points, and work/health experience accounts for 3 points.  The application information for California State University Los Angeles can be found here

Admission Tests:  Students must take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) exam.

Tuition: Tuition information can be found here

Financial Aid/Scholarships: Financial aid and scholarship information can be found here