Graduate Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for Rutgers College of Nursing vary from program to program. You can find the requirements for each our programs by reviewing the links below. If you have any questions please contact us!

Master of Science

Admission requirements: Master of Science Admission Requirements

Post-Masters Certificate

Admission requirements: Post Masters Certificate Admission Requirements

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing

The admission requirements for the Ph.D. in Nursing can be found at PhD in Nursing Admission Requirements.


The admission requirements for students interested in taking courses at Rutgers College of Nursing without pursuing a degree can be found at Non-Degree Admission Requirements.

International Students

International students that are interested in applying to Rutgers College of Nursing should review the Additional Criteria for International Students. More information can also be found at the International Students page hosted by Rutgers Graduate and Professional Admissions.


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Notification of Action

Students may verify receipt and track the status of their application on the university's secure website: All applications will receive a decision. If all required credentials are not received by th applicatin deadline, the admissions office will notify applicants in writing of the withdrawal of their application. It is the applicant's responsibility to make certain that all required credentials are submitted and all deadlines are observed.