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Registered Nurse-Bachelor of Science in Nursing

HyFlex at Your Pace

University of Houston-Clear Lake's accredited RN-BSN program is ranked among top nursing programs in Texas and the U.S. by the Nursing Schools Almanac. Our new HyFlex learning option gives you added flexibility to register for required Nursing courses and choose whether to attend face-to-face or online, synchronously or asynchronously, all within the same course. Request an appointment with an Enrollment Counselor now.

Program benefits include:

  • Complete the program in 30 upper nursing credit hours
  • Choose from full-time and part-time course options
  • Graduate in 2-3 semesters as a full-time student
  • A dedicated nursing advisor and mentor
  • Small class sizes
  • Highly qualified faculty up to the Doctorate (Ph.D.) prepared level
  • Low tuition and scholarship opportunities

Virtual RN-BSN Information Session

Learn more about the RN-BSN Nursing program. Application fees will be waived for prospective students who register. Only $45 will be waived for International Applicants.

Register Online

RN-BSN Information Session

Register By Phone

For registration assistance or to speak with the admissions team by phone, please call 281-212-1690 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Excel in Nursing Leadership

Our curriculum prepares leaders for the future of healthcare in the areas of:

  • Evidence-based Practice
  • Legal and Ethical Standards
  • Technology Integration
  • Public and Community Health
  • Healthcare Management
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Admission Requirements

The RN-BSN program is designed specifically for licensed registered nurses seeking a seamless accelerated BSN degree. For more information regarding the application process, please contact the Office of Enrollment Services at UHCL at Pearland at or 281-212-1690.

  • RN-BSN Requirements and Deadlines
  • Admission Requirements
    • An Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN or AAS) or Diploma in Nursing
    • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 on all college course work attempted
    • Complete Anatomy and Physiology I, II and Microbiology with a grade of C or better and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
    • Complete all lower level nursing courses with a grade of C or better and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
    • A current RN license granted in the United States
  • Application Materials
    • Apply online (Apply as a Transfer Student)
    • $45 (Domestic) $75 (International) non-refundable application fee
      *Attend a nursing info session or Open House event for a $45 fee waiver
    • Submit official transcripts from every college attended.
  • Deadline

    Application for admission into the RN-BSN Program follows the same deadline as the UHCL general admissions dates.

  • Address

    Please send your documents to one of the following addresses:

    UHCL at Pearland
    Office of Enrollment Services
    1200 Pearland Parkway
    Pearland, TX 77581

    Office of Admissions
    University of Houston-Clear Lake
    2700 Bay Area Blvd., Box 13
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

Degree Requirements

Understanding the classes you need to take for your degree at University of Houston-Clear Lake is crucial to planning out your education. The buttons below will allow you to view the full degree requirements and give you an understanding of your academic experience. If you are currently attending a community college in Texas, click on the "Transfer Guide" button to view what classes can be taken at your local community college, and transferred to UHCL to complete your degree.

Registered Nurse, B.S.N.Transfer Guide (PDF)

Cost Information

Investigate the direction of your future with this look into the prospective costs of a degree from UHCL.

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Summer 2024
    Priority - May 1
    Summer I Final - May 22
    Summer II Final - June 28
  • Fall 2024
    Priority - August 1
    Final - August 12
    Returning UHCL Students - August 14
  • Spring 2025
    Priority - December 1
    Final - January 6
    Returning UHCL Students - January 8

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority Deadline - May 1
    Extended Deadline - June 1

  • Spring

    Deadline - October 1

  • Summer*

    Deadline - April 1

For more information regarding deferring your application, please visit Deferring International Admission.

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.


UH-Clear Lake at Pearland

UH-Clear Lake at Pearland

1200 Pearland Pkwy
Pearland, Texas 77581
Phone: 281-212-1700

Since 2010, University of Houston-Clear Lake at Pearland has proudly served as an upper-level institution serving juniors, seniors, and graduate students in fields like business and behavioral science.

About UHCL at Pearland

Accreditations and Distinctions


The Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 404-975-5000
Fax: 404-975-5020

Registered Nurse-Bachelor of Science in Nursing Faculty

Karen Alexander
Karen Alexander

Karen Alexander

Director of Nursing and Associate Professor,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-212-1627
Office: HSB 226

Karen Alexander Faculty Bio

Nisha Mathews
Nisha Mathews

Nisha Mathews

Assistant Professor of Nursing,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-212-1625
Office: HSB 227

Nisha Mathews Faculty Bio

Additional Information

UHCL RN-BSN Graduation and Job Placement Assessment Data

Completion Rate

100% — 2023-2023 (Fall and Spring) Graduates

Job Placement Rate

100% — Fall 2023 Graduates

100% — Spring 2023 Graduates