Selection process

The UALR Department of Nursing selects a specific number of applicants for fall, spring, and summer term. Selection is determined by nursing GPA, number of general education courses completed, and general education course quality points.

Students must meet all minimum application requirements. Selection is competitive based on the number of applicants and classroom space. Please contact the Department of Nursing to schedule an advising session to discuss enrollment.

The selected applicants will:

  • Receive an email indicating that they have been accepted into the RN-BSN Program.
  • Go onto the UALR Department of Nursing website and accept or decline the offer of admission into the program.
  • Receive a follow-up email with instructions to complete the Curriculum Plan Option agreement indicating they are selecting and committing to either a 12- or 18-month RN-BSN Curriculum Plan Option.
  • Submit a signed degree plan to the Nursing Program Office within 10 days of receipt