RN-BSN Nursing Admission | Lackawanna College

RN-BSN Nursing Admission

In addition to the admissions requirements for all undergraduate students,
Bachelor of Science in Nursing candidates must:

  • apply online or submit a paper application for admission. There is no application fee for admission to Lackawanna College.
  • submit an official copy of his/her college transcript(s) that supports the Associate or diploma RN degree.
  • provide documentation of a current, unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in at least one U.S. state, or its territories, including the state/territory in which any clinical or practicum experiences will be completed.

Progression and Retention

Progression and retention in the nursing major are dependent upon the RN nursing student’s cumulative grade point average and timely completion of
program courses.

Systematic progression through the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is dependent upon:

  • In addition to meeting Lackawanna College’s requirements, RN nursing student must achieve a minimum grade of “C” in each of the major or core requirements for the program (see degree plan) and attain a minimum GPA of 2.0.
  • An RN nursing student will be asked to withdraw from the program if unable to successfully complete a major or core course on the second attempt.
  • The RN nursing student is expected to uphold the professional standards that are outlined in the American Nurses Code of Ethics and the Clinical/Classroom Behavioral Expectations documents.