Admissions for All Graduate Programs


Applicants complete an online application and provide supplemental materials in support of the application for program admission. The online application is completed through the Centralized Application Service for Nursing Programs (NursingCAS).  Applicants are responsible to ensure that the application is submitted by the published deadline and that all required documents are received in a timely manner. Applications and supplemental materials received by the published deadlines will be given full consideration. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Upon receipt of the completed application, all application and supplemental materials become the property of UNMC CON.

On the NursingCAS application, you will be asked to enter demographic information, list all college coursework completed, as well as employment and other related information. We suggest that you start and complete your application as early as possible. To assist in completing your application, you will find it helpful to have copies of:

The NursingCAS application allows you to actively monitor the progress of your application and the receipt of supplemental materials such as references. We encourage you to check your application often and to follow up as necessary to assure that all items are received in a timely manner. 

The application fee to apply to UNMC is charged by and paid to NursingCAS. You will need to have a credit card for payment.

Application Tips

UNMC Supplemental Application – MSN/PMC, and DNP Only

The Supplemental UNMC CON Application will be sent to you by e-mail after you have completed and submitted the NursingCAS application. You will be asked to enter your Social Security number and respond to a few additional questions. There is a fee charged by UNMC for the supplemental application. You will need to have a credit card for payment.

Evaluation and Selection Process

Upon review of the application and all documents, the most highly qualified applicants from the overall pool will be invited for an interview. Final selections will be made based on a match of career goals with program resources.

Applicants who are offered and accept admission to a UNMC College of Nursing program are admitted pending final submission of items that will be requested. Such items will include:

The offer of admission will be withdrawn for students who do not comply with all enrollment criteria by the required deadline.

The online application along with full directions for completion can be found at: NursingCAS