RN-BSN Application

Applications will be reviewed for the fall and spring sessions and must include the items listed below. If applying by paper application, please email the completed form to Trish Wade, twade2@uscupstate.edu or fax 864-250-6731. 

  • Apply online to USC Upstate for the RN to BSN program: Nursing-RN
  • Apply to Mary Black School of Nursing via online or paper application (below)
  • Complete a criminal record background check. Instructions for this requirement will be sent to each student at a later date after applying.

Send official transcripts showing the completion of all prerequisite courses with a grade of C or better to:

Admissions Department
USC Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
e-transcripts may be sent to: admissions@uscupstate.edu

All applicants must have a diploma or associate degree in nursing from an ACEN (formerly NLN) accredited institution and an active, clear, unrestricted nursing license within the United States.

Please complete the information below to submit an online application for the spring or fall semester.

General Information

All fields with * are required.

Location: *
Term: *

We will use this email address to communicate important information to you including admission decisions. You may want to include the email addresses twade2@uscupstate.edu in your contacts to ensure that you receive all emails regarding your application. Please check your email regularly and contact us immediately if any contact information changes.

Demographic Information

Admissions decisions are not affected by this information and it will be kept confidential. It is requested for statistical reporting and is optional, but it will help us better serve your needs.

Colleges or Universities Attended For Credit (please list ALL schools, including USC Upstate)

RN License Information

If yes, please list your license number and the state in which you practice.

Checklist for Criminal Record Background Check

Instructions for completing the CRBC will be sent to each applicant at a later date.

I will send in my information and fee for the Criminal Record Background Check (CRBC) to the CRBC company, and will sign to have the information released to the Mary Black School of Nursing.

I give the Mary Black School of Nursing at USC Upstate permission to receive the results of my CRBC and to provide such results to clinical agencies for the restricted purpose of detemrining my suitability to participate in the clinical practicum courses in the Mary Black School of Nursing Baccalaureate Nursing program. The results of my CRBC may not be shared with any other entity without my express written permission.

I understand that I am to advise the Mary Black School of Nursing at USC Upstate of any arrests or criminal charges subsequent to my completing this form and that failure to do so may result in dismissal from the nursing program.

I understand that the Mary Black School of Nursing at USC Upstate will keep the CRBC reports in a confidential area, and that these reports will be maintained for 3 years following my last completed nursing course at USC Upstate.

I understand that if it is necessary to reapply for initial acceptance to the Mary Black School of Nursing at USC Upstate, the CRBC will need to be repeated. I further understand that if there is ever an interruption in my enrollment, I will have the CRBC repeated when I return to the nursing program.

Sign & Submit

By typing your name in the "Signature" field below, you agree that you have read and you understand all stated admission requirements and instructions for applying to the Mary Black School of Nursing. You also certify that the information on this application is true and complete to the best of your knowledge.