How to Apply

Due to COVID-19, our otherwise hybrid program will be delivered ALL ONLINE for the Fall 2020 semester. Current RN's and new RN graduates can apply NOW.

Students interested in applying for Fall 2020 must attend the informational webinar to receive application instructions and an unique invitation code to apply. The webinar will be recorded for those not able to attend the live sessions.

Informational Webinar Dates

  • Monday, May 4, 4-5 p.m.
  • Friday, May 8, 10-11 a.m.

Watch the Recorded Webinar


HSU will admit the first 25 qualified applicants for the Fall 2020 cohort. Students who are eligible but do not get accepted for the Fall 2020 cohort will have the opportunity to apply for Fall 2021. 

Beginning in Fall 2021, students will have the option of enrolling in a full-time or part-time cohort.  

Nursing Application Checklist 

When you’re ready to complete your application on Cal State Apply, be sure you have these items on hand: 

  • Unofficial transcripts: You’ll be asked to enter all the courses you’ve completed on your CSU application; those that are currently in progress; and any you plan to take. Transcripts will be requested by campuses as needed. 
  • Your Social Security number, if you have one. 
  • Your citizenship status
  • A method of payment: You can pay the application fee by credit card. Fee waiver available for eligible applicants.
  • Annual income: Your parents’ if you are a dependent; your income if you are independent.
  • CCCID and Campus ID Optional: every California Community College student is assigned a CCCID and a campus-specific ID number. These numbers should be printed on your transcript.
  • RN License number