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University of Colorado College of Nursing

College of Nursing

MS-PhD Admissions

How to Apply

MS-PhD Admissions

To apply for the MS-PhD program, complete the following:

  • Applications are submitted online. Report all problems with the online application to
  • MS program supplementary application.
    • Please note: the supplementary application is available in the online application. You will need to complete the form and submit during the applying process.
  • $50 Application fee: paid online in the in the application process or mailed by check to the address below.
  • Four (4) letters of reference with at least one academic reference: The online application data system will require you to submit the names, telephone numbers and e-mail address for your recommenders. Once you complete your application and hit submit, your recommenders will receive an e-mail with instructions, along with information and an e-address to submit their recommendation on your behalf. It will take the data system approximately 24-72 hours to deliver this information to the recommender once you have submitted your application.
  • Two (2) official transcripts from each college or university attended. The College of Nursing is now accepting eTranscripts. Please have your institution email the eTranscripts to
    •  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 Student Affairs and Diversity.
  • Copy of current and unencumbered Colorado RN license – must be submitted prior to matriculation.
  • International or ESL applicants must submit TOEFL scores.


Mailing address for Transcripts:                                      Mailing address for Application Fee:

Office of Student Affairs & Diversity                                    University of Colorado
University of Colorado, College of Nursing                         AMC Graduate School/Mail Stop C296
C288-6 13120 E 19th Ave.                                                 Academic Office 1, L15-2609
Aurora, CO 80045                                                              12631 E 17th Avenue                                                                                            Aurora, CO 80045