Following are the requirements for entry into the RN-to-BSN program at San Jacinto College:

  1. Meet with an education planner in Educational Planning, Counseling & Completion.
  2. Complete an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing (AAS) from an accredited institution.
  3. Reflect a grade of C, or higher, in all previous nursing transfer courses.
  4. Hold an unencumbered, Texas RN licensure. Licensure must be valid throughout program completion.
  5. Be currently employed as a professional nurse (employment verification required).
  6. Cumulative GPA 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, while in RN-to-BSN program.
  7. Submit one recommendation letter from a health care employer (supervisor) or former nursing faculty. 


Steps to Apply

  1. If not previously enrolled at San Jacinto College, apply to the college through Apply Texas.
  2. Complete RN-to-BSN application.
  3. Pre-requisite courses completed, or in progress. 
  4. Required Online Employment Verification Form must be completed and submitted. See the link below.   


Spring 2022 Cohort RN-BSN Program Application

Application Form

Online Employment Verification Form

Verification Form


Castlebranch Information

Follow the link and enter the code JC18dtim to complete the order process for the RN-BSN Program Castlebranch requirements. 

Castlebranch Requirements


Application period: 

August 15 - October 30, 2021, for Spring 2022

April 15 - June 30, 2022, for Fall 2022


Please read this Bachelor of Science in Nursing, RN-to-BSN Program Information


The RN-to-BSN program is a competitive entry program.  Selection is based on the following admissions rubric.   



San Jacinto College Graduate

Living within College’s service district



Cumulative GPA

3.5 – 4.0

3.0 – 3.49

2.5 – 2.99





Completion of Academic/General Education Courses

ALL academic courses completed

1 – 4 academic courses remaining

>5 academic courses remaining






BIOL 1322 grade

A = 15

B = 10

C = 5

In Progress/No grade = 0

CHEM 1305 grade, lecture

A = 15

B = 10

C = 5

In Progress/No grade = 0