San Diego State University

RN to BSN Overview

Applications accepted from October 1 – November 30

RN to BSN applicants are those who have already completed an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing program from another college.

nursing students

Minimum GPA for Admission 3.0 GPA
Program Start Fall Semester
Application Filing Period October 1 to November 30
Program Duration 12 to 15 months
Approximate Tuition Cost $13,000
Nursing Course Units 26 units
Required General Education Units 9 units
Course Format On campus classroom lectures
Clinical Experience Assigned clinical sites
International Experience 10 – 14 days (additional cost)


This program is offered at both of SDSU’s campuses, the San Diego campus, and the Imperial Valley campus.