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Quality Instruction, Scholarship, Research, and Service

Faculty and students from the college are active in the Tri-Cities community, collaborating with nurses and healthcare leaders from area healthcare facilities, schools and universities, and hospitals. We cultivate and support higher education, with a deep commitment to quality instruction, scholarship, research, and service.

With the largest program in the state, WSU has a history of graduating competent, compassionate nurses ready to practice in all healthcare settings. See our Program Outcomes to learn more.

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Degree Options

At Washington State University College of Nursing Tri-Cities we offer several exceptional undergraduate and graduate nursing degree programs with a mix of on-campus and distance-friendly options.


The bachelor of science of nursing is an exceptional and competitive degree program with a history of graduating competent, compassionate nurses ready to practice in all healthcare settings.

We admit students twice per year for fall and spring semester. The application for fall (beginning in August) semester opens October 1, and the application for spring (beginning in January) semester opens May 1.

BSN Deadlines:
Fall: December 20
Spring: July 10

Once you have consulted with your pre-nursing advisor and have met the admission requirements, visit the steps to apply page for instructions on how to apply to the BSN program


The RN-BSN degree completion program educates RNs wanting to advance their nursing knowledge, broaden their perspective of clinical practice, and enhance their leadership potential.

We admit students twice per year for summer, fall, and spring terms. Contact Karina Aispuro for additional information and for assistance with the application process or visit our steps to apply page.

RN-BSN Deadlines:
Summer & fall: January 15
Spring: August 20

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