RN to BSN Steps to Get Started

Step 1: Apply to The W

Apply for admission to The W. Utilize the following information to fill out application.

  • Application Entry Term:
    • Part-Time: Summer – We start a new part-time program every summer.
    • Full-Time: Fall – We start a new full-time program every fall.
    • If you would like to work on prerequisites prior to starting the program enter the desired start term but be mindful of the once-per-year entry terms for the program.
  • Student Type for Application:
    • Returning – if you have previously attended The W
    • Transfer – if you have never attended The W
    • Current MUW ASN Student - Please do not submit another application. Contact the office at (662) 620-5380 for assistance.
  • Intended Major (this serves as your application to the RN to BSN program):
    • Nursing, BSN - RN-to-BSN Part-Time Option
    • Nursing, BSN - RN-to-BSN Full-Time Option

Application Deadlines: The application deadline for part-time program is April 26, 2024 and for full-time program is EXTENDED: June 21, 2024.

Apply to The W

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2024 Part-Time Admissions Deadline

April 26, 2024

Admission to the program is only once per year.

2024 Full-Time Admissions Deadline

EXTENDED: June 21, 2024

Admission to the program is only once per year.

Step 2: Submit Transcripts

Send ALL official college transcripts, including from The W, to Undergraduate Admissions. We accept the following options:

  • Electronic Transcript – Mississippi University for Women, Undergraduate Admissions
  • Mail –
    Office of Admissions
    Eudora Welty Hall, Room 201
    1100 College Street, MUW-1613
    Columbus, MS 39701

Sending Transcripts to The W

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Step 3: Review & Advisement

Transcript Review (unofficial) – The RN to BSN staff will contact you via email regarding prerequisite courses you may need to take.

Prerequisite Courses


Step 4: Response

Regularly check the email address you provided on your application for more information to come. Once you have been admitted to the RN to BSN program, there are additional documents you need to send us.

Required Documents

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