First Year Entry RN to BSN
A UW Bothell and Everett Community College Nursing Partnership
The First Year RN to BSN degree program is an innovative dual enrollment program between the UW Bothell School of Nursing and Health Studies and the Everett Community College (EvCC) Nursing program; two long standing nursing programs.
The program is designed specifically for freshman applicants to complete their nursing prerequisites at UW Bothell and then study off-site for two years at our community college partner. Off-site course study for nursing and the clinicals is required because the UW Bothell campus does not have RN training facilities.
Students admitted to the program are pre-admitted to the EvCC Nursing Program and to the UW Bothell RN to BSN program. This allows students to pursue their nursing education (which includes the nursing prerequisites) starting as freshman at UW Bothell with no re-application to the EvCC nursing program and no re-application to the RN to BSN completion program for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree awarded by UW Bothell.
Students who complete the program graduate with two degrees and completion of RN licensure; An Associate in Nursing Degree from the Everett Community College Nursing Program in preparation for RN licensure, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from UW Bothell.
Students emerge from the First Year Entry RN to BSN degree program as a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, a recognized stepping stone to a promising career in nursing.
Applicants who have completed and received credit for college coursework while in high school need to review the admissions information on College Credit.
Applicants who have taken college coursework post high school are considered transfer students (not First Year Students) and should consider the RN to BSN program.