College of Nursing

Admission Process

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Admission Process:

  1. Apply to The University of Toledo (admission ongoing)
  2. Send official transcripts from all colleges to The University of Toledo
  3. Register for classes after completing orientation
  4. Apply to the upper division nursing major once prerequisite courses are complete, subject to nursing advisor approval

Upper Division Nursing Major Deadlines:

October 1 - January 15: Application period for BSN Summer Entry
February 15 - May 1: Application period for BSN Fall Entry
June 1 - September 1: Application period for BSN Spring Entry

RN-Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Admission Process:
 
  1. Apply to The University of Toledo (admission ongoing)
  2. Send official transcripts from all colleges to The University of Toledo
  3. Complete online orientation
  4. Schedule a meeting with an academic nursing advisor at 419.530.2673 to complete a plan of study
  5. Register for classes if any pre-requisite courses are not complete
  6. Apply to the upper division nursing major once prerequisite courses are complete, subject to nursing advisor approval

Upper Division Nursing Major Deadlines:

February 15 - May 1*: Application period for RN-BSN Fall Entry
June 1 - September 1*: Application period for RN-BSN Spring Entry

* Individuals wishing to apply after the posted application deadline should contact their advisor.

graduate admission process (dnp, msn, Nurse Educator and graduate certificate)

  1. Apply to The University of Toledo College of Graduate Studies by completing a Nursing Supplemental Application
  2. Complete a NursingCAS Application, including a personal statement, resume, and three recommendations
  3. Send official transcripts from all colleges to NursingCAS

Graduate Program Deadlines:

SUMMER ADMISSION

Graduate Certificate Only - Application Period November 1 - February 1

* Students who have completed the prerequisites, Advanced Pharmacology, Advanced Pathophysiology and Advanced Health Assessment may apply for the summer semester to begin clinical. 

FALL ADMISSION

MSN-DNP (Direct or Leadership), BSN-DNP (FNP, PPNP, Adult Gerontology Primary NP, Psychiatric Mental Health NP) - Application Period September 1 - June 1

MSN (FNP, PPNP, Adult Gerontology Primary NP, Psychiatric Mental Health NP, Nurse Educator), MSN (Graduate Entry CNL), Graduate Certificate - Application Period September 1 - February 1

SPRING ADMISSION 

MSN (FNP, PPNP, Adult Gerontology Primary NP, Psychiatric Mental Health NP, Nurse Educator) and Graduate Certificate - Application Period May 1 - August 1

*YOUR APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETE IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ADMISSION. A completed application consists of the UToledo Supplemental application, a verified NursingCAS application, personal statement, resume, three recommendations and GRE and TOEFL, if required. See complete details below.

NursingCAS Application Process:

Before you create an application through the Nursing Centralized Application Service (NursingCAS):

  • Obtain student copies of your college transcripts to assist you in completing the course work section of the application.
    • Request official transcripts using the Transcript Request Form in NursingCAS. Students are required to have their official transcripts sent directly to NursingCAS. This form can be printed from the "Colleges Attended" section once you create an application.  Complete the form and submit it to the Registrar's office of each institution attended.  Please advise the Registrar's office to enclose the transcript request form with your official sealed transcript and mail it directly to the NursingCAS transcript processing center.
  • Read the NursingCAS Admissions Code of Cooperation for applicant responsibilities. General information regarding NursingCAS can be found at http://www.nursingcas.org.

Complete the NursingCAS application at http://nursingcas.liaisoncas.com/. Application must be electronically submitted by the posted deadline

  • NursingCAS processing may take up to five weeks after your application, transcripts, and payment is received.
  • Submit 3 recommendations, to be submitted electronically on your behalf via the "References" section of Nursing CAS.
  • Submit your personal statement via the "Personal Statement" section of NursingCAS, title it "University of Toledo" *
  • Upload a copy of your current resume or CV in the "Document Upload" section of NursingCAS *

    *Applicants must attach the file on destinations page to The University of Toledo in order for the school to have access to the file.

Nursing Supplemental Application

The Nursing Supplemental Application can be found through The University of Toledo at http://apply.utoledo.edu. Application fee is paid at time of submission, and the application must be electronically submitted by the posted deadlines above.

Nursing supplemental materials must include:

  • Final, official transcripts showing degree conferred or completion of in progress courses should be sent to The University of Toledo at the time an offer of admission is extended

  • Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score report (taken within five years). (Required for foreign educated applicants) Submit official results to Institutional Code:  1845

  • Documented, supervised clinical hours in master's program (Post Master's-DNP applicants only)

  • Applicants who are nurses with a bachelor degree from another country need to contact Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools at www.cgfns.org for analysis verifying BSN or equivalent.

  • International applicants need official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL* or IELTS* Minimum required test scores http://www.utoledo.edu/graduate/prospectivestudents/admission/guidelines.html) score report (taken within two years), US citizenship or appropriate visa, financial statement, and evidence of an earned bachelor degree as evaluated by one of the following services:

World Education Services, Inc.
International Educational Consultants

Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.
International Education Research Foundation, Inc.
Spantran Educational Services, Inc.

The foreign transcript report is to be sent directly to NursingCAS from the foreign transcript evaluation agency.  Do not send foreign transcripts to NursingCAS. NursingCAS only accepts foreign evaluations.

Last Updated: 6/13/19