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University of Colorado College of Nursing

College of Nursing
 

How to Apply

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How to Apply

The following materials are required for a complete application. When the application is complete, an interview with two faculty members will be scheduled either in person at the College of Nursing or by telephone. To avoid delay in notification, please contact us with any changes in name, e-mail, address or phone number. It is your responsibility to ensure that all required components of your application have been received by checking the Prospective Student Portal.

For students with a BS in nursing, visit the MS-PhD page for application and program specifics.

 

PhD Program Application Requirements

  • Applications are submitted online. Report all problems with the online application to nursing.admissions@ucdenver.edu.

  • Submit a $50 non-refundable application fee ($75 for international applicants). Pay online during the application process or mail a check to the Graduate School address below.

  • A scholarly paper focused within the domain of nursing (for example: journal article, course paper).

  • Complete the essay responses.

  • Four (4) letters of reference with at least two academic references.

  • One (1) copy of official transcripts from each college/university attended. The College of Nursing is now accepting eTranscripts.  Please have your institution e-mail the eTranscripts to nursing.transcripts@ucdenver.edu.

    • Official transcripts are those mailed directly from the registrar’s office of the issuing institution to the University of Colorado College of Nursing, Office of Office of Admissions & Student Affairs.

    •                             Mailing address for Transcripts:

                                  Office of Admissions & Student Affairs
                                  University of Colorado, College of Nursing 
                                  C288-6 13120 E 19th Ave. 
                                  Aurora, CO 80045
  • The GRE is not required for admission if you've obtained a graduate degree, however if you have completed the exam, please submit your scores to us. Submit Graduate Record Examination (GRE)​ scores to the College of Nursing Office of Admissions & Student Affairs (School Code 4875).

  • Submit TOEFL scores for international and English as a Second Language (ESL) students, if applicable.

  • International students must submit professional evaluation of education credentials, if applicable.

 

Mailing address for transcripts:

Office of Admissions & Student Affairs

University of Colorado, College of Nursing

C288-6 13120 E 19th Ave.

Aurora, CO 80045

 

Mailing address for application fee:

University of Colorado

AMC Graduate School/Mail Stop C296

Academic Office 1, L15-2609

12631 E 17th Avenue

Aurora, CO 80045