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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 Practices
  • 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 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 unencumbered Texas RN License (verification from Texas Board of Nursing website)*
    *Conditional Admittance allowed – NCLEX-RN must be successfully passed by end of first semester with only 6 nursing credit hours allowed first semester
  • 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

This degree has a specific set of courses you’ll need to complete before you can graduate from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Learn more about the classes that will help you complete the requirements of this degree. 

Registered Nurse, B.S.N.

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
  • Spring 2023
    Priority - December 1
    Final - January 9
    Returning UHCL Students - January 11
  • Summer 2023
    Priority - May 1
    Final (Summer Session I) - May 24
    Final (Summer Session II) - June 30
  • Fall 2023
    Priority - August 1
    Final - August 14
    Returning UHCL Students - August 16

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Final Deadline - April 1
    Document Deadline - April 15

    Early Deadline - February 4 (Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science, Software Engineering)
    Document Deadline - February 15

  • Spring

    Final Deadline - October 1
    Document Deadline - October 15

    Early Deadline - August 1 (Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science, Software Engineering)
    Document Deadline - August 15

  • Summer*

    Final Deadline - March 1
    Document Deadline - March 15

    Early Deadline - February 4 (Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science, Software Engineering)
    Document Deadline - February 15

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

Sandra Jenkins

Sandra Jenkins

Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-212-1626
Office: Pearland HSB 228

Sandra Jenkins Faculty Bio

Patricia McDaniel
Patricia McDaniel

Patricia McDaniel

Visiting Professor of Nursing,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-212-1625

Patricia McDaniel Faculty Bio

Additional Information

UHCL RN-BSN Graduation and Job Placement Assessment Data

Completion Rate

100% — 2019-2020 (Fall and Spring) Graduates

Job Placement Rate

100% — Fall 2019 Graduates

100% — Spring 2020 Graduates