LC State/Boise State University Partnership

LC State and BSU have partnered together to help students find placements in our pre-licensure BSN program.

  • Visit www.nursingcas.org to start your application or log into an existing account
    • Visit the Add Programs page to select the Lewis-Clark State College BSN (Pre-Licensure) program.
    • Complete the steps to fill out and submit your application.
    • Request official transcripts to be sent to NursingCAS from every college/university ever attended. (Do NOT send transcripts to LC State Admissions)
    • Please note that to submit your application via NursingCAS you will be charged a $55 fee.
    • Many resources are available to help you complete your application, including the applicant help center
    • You can also contact NursingCAS support with questions

Decisions made by end of March or October via email to the address you provide on NursingCAS.

It is strongly recommended students contact NHS Program Advisor, Tiffany Pilon, to review their application prior to submitting it. Call (208) 792-2087 or email [email protected]

Each course must be passed with a C (2.0) or better. Transfer courses must meet LCSC equivalency to be eligible. For transfer equivalencies, please visit TES:College Source.

For a preliminary evaluation of transfer credits, you may email unofficial transcripts to NHS Program Advisor, Tiffany Pilon ([email protected]).

Nursing Specific Courses:

  • Oral Communications
  • Statistics
  • Nutrition
  • Chemistry + lab
  • Microbiology + lab
  • Anatomy & Physiology I (or 1 semester of Anatomy) + lab
  • Anatomy & Physiology II (or 1 semester of Physiology) + lab
  • Pathophysiology

General Education Courses:

See current catalog

  • ENGL 101 and 102
  • 6 credits GEM 6, from different disciplines
  • 3 credits Diversity (UF 100 will count)

Science/Stats GPA (worth 55% of our application points)

  • Minimum 2.75 cumulative in the following courses. Only the most recent attempt is calculated.
    • Statistics
    • Chemistry + lab
    • Anat/Phys I + lab
    • Anat/Phys II + lab
    • Microbiology + lab

College GPA

  • Minimum 2.5 cumulative of ALL college credits, regardless of age

We recommend students use gpacalculator.io to verify their Science/Stats GPA before applying.

Options to fulfill BSN entry requirement:

  • Traditional CNA
  • Challenge Exam
  • Nurse Aide Skills Only Training

See here for more details on these options

These can be in-progress at the time of application. Must have CNA by July 17th for Fall start; December 17th for Spring start.

For Spring Admission:

  • April 1st - Sept. 25  UPDATE: SPRING 2023 deadline extended to November 27th (8:59 PM PT)
  • Priority Deadline: Sept. 11

For Fall Admission:

  • Nov. 1st - Feb. 25
  • Priority Deadline: Feb. 11

Priority Deadline points are awarded for NursingCAS applications that have been submitted and FULLY VERIFIED by the priority deadline.