Applications Moving to NursingCAS
The College of Nursing
will be moving our application process to NursingCAS for spring 2017.
NursingCAS is an online tool used by many schools and colleges of Nursing to
process applications. NursingCas provides
customer support and verification of materials received for you application. The application for spring 2017 will open
February 1, 2016 and will close June 15, 2016.
NOTE: If you have applied for
prior semesters and now want to reapply you will need to apply through NursingCAS and complete the
A nursing degree (BSN) from a regionally accredited institution.
Nursing degree with CCNE or ACEN (formally NLNAC) program accreditation.
copy of the official transcripts from each college or university ever attended
will need to be submitted to NursingCAS. (Address provided below). *Please note that current and previous
University of Colorado (Anschutz Medical Campus, Boulder, Denver, Colorado
Springs) students will need to submit official transcripts to NursingCAS.
Four (4) letters of professional reference - at least one
academic reference is strongly recommended. (Submit requests for
references to be uploaded electronically on your behalf by your reference
writers in the "Supporting Information" section.)
Completion of a nursing research course from a regionally
accredited institution, with a grade of C or better.
Completion of a statistics course from a regionally accredited
institution, with a grade of C or better.
Copy of current and unencumbered nursing license. (Please
upload this item in the "Supporting information" section.)
Out-of-state applicants must submit a copy of their current and
unencumbered nursing license and must obtain a current Colorado nursing license
prior to starting their program of study if doing clinical course work in
Colorado. Please visit the Colorado Board of Nursing website
for detailed information.
Minimum undergraduate nursing degree GPA of 3.0 or higher.
10. The GRE
and/or (12) credits of graduate level coursework at a 3.0 or higher is required
for those applicants whose undergraduate nursing degree GPA is less than 3.0.
The official GRE score and/or graduate coursework must be completed prior to
the application deadline.
Requirement - Please visit our website for
Interview Day - Additional information will be forthcoming for applicants
to the programs that participate in Interview Day.
Request official transcripts to be sent directly from the issuing
institution's registrar's office to the following address:
P.O. Box 9201
Watertown, MA 02471
APPLICATION DEADLINE INFORMATION
Although it is not required, all applicants are encouraged to submit
their application to NursingCAS 6 weeks prior to the deadlines listed, as it
can take up to 4-6 weeks for NursingCAS to receive and verify applicant
transcripts. Please do not wait on transcripts and references/recommendations
to be received by NursingCAS before submitting your application. This will help
to ensure that your application is reviewed in a timely manner.
Applicants should monitor the NursingCAS application portal weekly after
application submission for completion of tasks such as verification of your
transcripts and receiving recommendations. Notifications regarding your
application will only be sent through the NursingCAS portal, and it is the
applicant’s responsibility to check and take action on necessary tasks or if
missing items are identified.
Please Note: All materials submitted in support of your application become the
property of University of Colorado College of Nursing. We cannot return
materials or copies to applicants. Thank you for considering the University of
Colorado College for your graduate school needs.