Campus moves to virtual instruction for the rest of the semester and will close nonessential services. Details...
School of Nursing

School of Nursing

Temporary Virtual Services

The physical office for the School of Nursing is closed until further notice and we will be delivering services via email. If you are a current student and have questions regarding your class, please email your professor directly or for general questions. If you have a prenursing related question, please email Julie Garnett at We anticipate application review will continue as planned students will be notified by 5/15. Advising sessions will continue virtually once we have a chance to get set up remotely.

We are dedicated to fulfilling all course objectives for our current nursing students. We are making and modifying plans and the COVID-19 situation changes.

New Fall 2020 Admits

Unfortunately Choose Chico, originally scheduled for April 4th has been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns. 

Fall 2020 BSN Application

You will be able to designate the CSU, Chico School of Nursing program in NursingCAS in early January. The deadline date for application (including all supporting materials) submission is now extended to March 6th. 

CCNE Accreditation

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The basic BSN and MSN programs at California State University, Chico are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

RN-BSN Top Ranked

Chico State's RN-BSN Program ranked #3 in California(opens in new window) - Read about it on 

Nursing Programs at Chico State

Other Programs and Resources

School of Nursing Newsletters

Fall 2019 School of Nursing Newsletter (PDF)

Spring 2019 School of Nursing Newsletter (PDF)

Articles About Chico State Nursing

CSU, Chico's School of Nursing RN Program Ranked Among State's Best - The Chico State School of Nursing has again been named one of the finest in California.

California's Camp Fire: The disaster didn't end...(opens in new window) - School of Nursing faculty member Carol Huston published in Reflections on Nursing Leadership. 

Nurses Ranked Most Ethical(opens in new window) - Gallup survey finds nurses to be the most honest and ethical professionals. 

RCNP Program - Little Town Lifelines(opens in new window) - Read about the Rural California Nursing Program.

Nursing Program One of CA's Finest(opens in new window) - The Chico State School of Nursing has again been named one of the finest in California.

Students Care for Evacuees(opens in new window) - Chico State students volunteering to help Camp Fire evacuees.

Kristina Chesterman Clinic Living Her Dream(opens in new window) - Read about the Kristina Chesterman Memorial Clinic.