Undergraduate Prerequisites, Applications, & Deadlines

Deadlines:

Application Process:  Students are not allowed to apply with courses still in progress.

Application Information:

Visit the NursingCAS website to submit your application: www.nursingcas.org

  • Application fee is $45.

Fall Admission Cycle (March 1-31) Open to ALL eligible applicants.

  • Prerequisite courses must be completed the previous Fall.
  • TEAS must be completed by March 31st.

Spring Admission Cycle (August 1-31)Open ONLY to all eligible CSU Fresno student applicants. (Eligible applicants must be currently enrolled fulltime in courses at CSU Fresno for at least 1 semester. Eligible Post-Baccalaureate applicants are to have graduated from Fresno State.)

  • Prerequisite courses must be completed the Summer prior.
  • TEAS must be completed by August 31st.

 Prerequisites

Students must meet the following:

  1. Minimum 3.0 overall GPA
  2. Minimum score of 75% on the TEAS
  3. Minimum 3.0 prerequisite GPA in the following courses [should be minimum 3.7 to be competitive].
  • GE Area A1 - Oral Communication
  • GE Area A2 - English Composition
  • GE Area A3 - Critical Thinking (SOC 3 recommended) 
  • GE Area B4 - Math 11 or PH 92 - Statistics
  • GE Area B1 & B3 - CHEM 3A - Introduction to Chemistry
  • BIOL 64 - Human Anatomy
  • BIOL 65 - Human Physiology
  • GE Area B2 - BIOL 20 - Microbiology

Students taking these courses at a community college please view equivalent courses at your college or visit www.assist.org

For students living in the area, the TEAS can be taken in the Testing Center on our campus (278-2457).  You must contact them to register at least one week in advance.

 

Admission

Admission to the program is a two-step process:

  1.  Admission to the University.
  2. Admission to the Nursing Program.

Fall Admission Cycle (March 1-3)

Open to ALL eligible applicants.

  •  Prerequisite courses must be completed the previous Fall.
  • TEAS must be completed by March 31st.

Spring Admission Cycle (August 1-31)

Open ONLY to all eligible Fresno State student applicants.  (Eligible applicants must be currently enrolled fulltime in courses at Fresno State for al least 1 semester.  Eligible Post-Baccalaureate applicants are to have graduated from Fresno State).

  •  Prerequisite courses must be completed the Summer prior.
  • TEAS must be completed by August 31st.

Applicants must meet all criteria for admission to the University and to the Nursing Major.  The University application can be submitted online at www.csumentor.edu.

Those applying for a second bachelor’s in Nursing need to submit the graduate application.

Students applying for a second Bachelors in Nursing would need to submit the graduate application online at CSUMentor along with the Nursing BSN Application.  All Nursing criteria must be met prior to applying to the program and the university.  *The CSUMentor application fee is nonrefundable.  Therefore, please assure that you have met all of the Nursing admissions criteria and applications prior to submitting your application for the desired application filing period.

Specific health criteria must be met. Students with recurrent infections or physical limitations who cannot meet clinical course objectives may be unable to satisfactorily complete the requirements for a B.S. in Nursing. Contact the School of Nursing regarding specific requirements.

Program Application Filing Period

The Spring 2016 application filing period begins August 1st and ends August 31st, 2015.  Spring 2016 applications filing period is open ONLY to all eligible Fresno State student applicants. (Eligible applicants must be current enrolled fulltime in courses at Fresno State for at least 1 semester. Eligible Post-Baccalaureate applicants are to have graduated from Fresno State).

All eligible Post-Baccalaureate students must apply to the University between August 1st - 31st, 2015.

Program Application Process

Application Information

 Visit the NursingCAS website to submit your application:  www.nursingcas.org

  • Application fee is $45

**Students with prerequisite coursework in progress or who have not been accepted to Fresno State will not be eligible to apply to the Nursing Program.  Post-Baccalaureate students will have to be admitted into the School of Nursing prior to being admitted into the University.

You will be able to create an account, upload all required admissions documents and monitor the status of your application through NursingCAS (http://www.nursingcas.org/)

The deadline to complete the TEAS exam for the Spring 2016 admission cycle before August 31, 2015.  The deadline to submit your TEAS score is August 31. 2015.  You can only take the TEAS a maximum of 3 times.

All final notifications of admission or denial will be sent to your Fresno State email account.

Dates are subject to change.  Additional information may be obtained by contacting our office.

Fresno State Nursing Admissions

McLane Hall 194

55.278.5027

FSNursingAdmissions@mail.fresnostate.edu