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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 program and join in for a live Q&A with our Enrollment Coordinator and Nursing Transfer Advisor. Application fees will be waived for prospective students who register and attend. Only $45 will be waived for International Applicants.

Register Online

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 to BSN program is designed specifically for licensed registered nurses seeking a BSN degree. 

  • 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 (How to 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
  • Address

    Please send your documents to one of the following addresses:

    UHCL 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


For more information regarding the application process, please contact the Office of Enrollment Services at UHCL Pearland at or 281-212-1690.

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. 

Degree Plan Degree Map

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 2021
    Priority - May 1
    Final (Summer Session I) - May 26
    Final (Summer Session II) - July 1
  • Fall 2021
    Priority - August 13
    Final - August 18

Online applications close for transfer students after the Priority Deadline, the application will be extended to January 11th on ApplyTexas for Transfer students. Starting January 12th all transfer students interested in applying for Spring 2021 will need to have all official documents (transcripts from every college or university attended and application fee) in hand and will need to complete a paper application. Students who apply after the priority deadline must submit all required documentation with their paper application to the Office of Admissions and will be processed for late registration.

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer*

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 20

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 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, Assistant Professor,
Human Sciences and Humanities

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

Faculty Bio

Sandra Jenkins

Sandra Jenkins

Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing,
Human Sciences and Humanities

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

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