From Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing in one year!

If you are a nurse looking to advance your career, a comprehensive nursing education can be the key to success. Earning the necessary skills, competence, and credentials, will help you to position yourself as a leader in your field and take on new and challenging roles.

UW Bothell is known for its dedicated teachers who bring research into the classroom, its commitment to elevating diverse perspectives across disciplines, and its focus on project-based learning with real-world impacts.

Convenience & flexibility for the working nurse

Our hybrid program fits both a working nurse’s busy schedule and personal commitments.

If you are ready to take your nursing career to the next level, pursue your BSN degree at UW Bothell!

Our programs distinction

  • Multiple locations
    Our program is offered at three locations: Bothell, Everett University Center, and Shoreline.
  • Various starts
    Students can choose to start their studies in January or September.
  • Hybrid schedule
    Most classes meet in person every other week.
  • Graduation Rate
    Our students graduate, on-time. Our program has an average yearly 90% graduation rate.
  • Full-Time track
    Full-time track students graduate in
    1 year!
  • Part-Time track
    Need some flexibility? Take one course a quarter, and graduate in 2 years.

Information for future students

The RN to BSN at UW Bothell provides a pathway for students who have earned an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) and want to advance their education and career by earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). If you want to learn more about the RN to BSN pathway to a Nursing career, please visit Become a Registered Nurse.

Opportunities on the Seattle campus

The University of Washington Seattle offers a BSN and an Accelerated BSN program (for those holding a Bachelor’s degree in another field). If you would like to learn more about their programs, call 206-543-8736 or e-mail asknursing@uw.edu.


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at the University of Washington Bothell is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791 (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).