CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, CHICO
SCHOOL OF NURSING
LVN – BSN APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR
Do not apply to the university until you are notified that you have a space for the LVN to BSN
program. University applications are closed, so you will receive special instructions.
APPLICATION DUE DATE, including unofficial transcripts: April 30, 2009
MAIL COMPLETED APPLICATIONS AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS TO:
School of Nursing
California State University, Chico
Holt Hall – Room 369
Chico, CA 95929-0200
You are eligible to apply if you:
1. Have completed the Science courses and Area A courses below. You may have courses in-progress
Spring and Summer 2009, as long as they will be completed by the beginning of the Fall semester.
Sciences (all with labs):
Organic Chemistry (if you have taken an inorganic chemistry course which had a lab, you
may take an online organic chemistry, offered by Coastline Community College or Shasta
Math (must be a course beyond Intermediate Algebra, transferable to the CSU; Statistics is
2. Verify enrollment in any remaining Science courses and Area A courses by submitting a current
study list (if courses in progress are not listed on your official transcript).
3. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
To determine if your courses will transfer from California community colleges to CSU, Chico, you can go
online to www.assist.org. Click on CSU, Chico, then the school where you took your courses. For the
Nursing science requirements, click on the Nursing major link. For the Area A requirements, click on
“CSU Breadth Certification Requirements.”
If you took courses at private colleges or out of state, you may be asked to submit course descriptions to
help us evaluate course equivalence.