School of Nursing - LSU Health New Orleans

A to Z | Contact | Donate


Application Information

Spring Application Deadline: October 1st, 10:00 p.m. CST

Fall Application Deadline: July 1st, 10:00 p.m. CST

The School of Nursing at LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing participates in a Centralized Application Service for Nursing Programs (NursingCAS). Applicants applying to the RN to BSN program will apply online using the NursingCAS application. To learn more about the NursingCAS application process, please visit the NursingCAS web site at

The RN to BSN program admits students in the fall and spring semesters each year. Please refer to the Admission Criteria page for further information about qualifications and requirements. Here are a few pointers to ensure a successful application:

  1. Application Form

    Please visit the NursingCAS website at to fill out the online NursingCAS application. Search for LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing in New Orleans, LA. If an applicant has any concerns about the on-line application and need technology support, please contact the NursingCAS support staff by or phone 617-612-2880.

  2. Transcripts

    Official transcripts from a regionally accredited college or university must be submitted to the School of Nursing Office of Student Services/Affairs Department. Official transcripts may be mailed: LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing, Office of Student Services/Affairs, 1900 Gravier Street, Room 321, New Orleans, LA 70112 or eScript: All official transcripts must be received by the application deadline.

    All transcripts from programs outside of the United States must be evaluated by an accredited credentialing evaluation service. LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing recommends the following resources:

    World Education Services    Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.
    212-966-6311    412-389-3411

  3. Economic and Educational Disadvantaged Status Survey

    LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing receives grants administered by HRSA. The Economic and Educational Disadvantaged Status Survey contains information required by HRSA in order for LSU School of Nursing to remain compliant in our mandatory performance indicator reporting. Information from School of Nursing’s current students and applicants is needed. The information will be kept confidential. A unique identifier will be assigned to each individual in order that individual-level data is not linked in the HRSA report. All other data is reported in aggregate form.

    A completed Economic and Education Disadvantaged Status Form must be submitted. Please click here to complete the survey.

  4. Unencumbered RN License

    A current unencumbered license to practice nursing in the state of Louisiana.

  5. Program Meeting

    All applicants must set up a meeting with the RN to BSN Program Director.

    Dr. Stephanie Pierce
    RN to BSN Program Director

  6. Application Fee

    A $50.00 application fee is required at the time of application submittal. The applicant will receive a follow-up email from the LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing Office of Student Services/Affairs with further instruction on submitting the application fee.