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Applications & Deadlines

(All Graduate programs are open for application every Fall.)

You must complete 2 applications for the Graduate Nursing Program by April 1st.

  • 1. You must apply to the University as a graduate student. Click here to apply to the University.
  • 2. You must apply to the School of Nursing. Visit the NursingCAS website to submit your application:
  • The GRE is required, and the scores must be available by April 1st. Please note that the following two sections are of most importance.
    • Verbal score of 160 or above
    • Analytical writing score of 4 or above
  • Admission to the program is limited to the fall semester; students with deficiencies are encouraged to meet the requirements in the previous spring semester.
  • Complete and submit School of Nursing graduate program written essay. (Essay Instructions)
  • 3 letters of recommendation uploaded into NursingCAS. (Letter Guidelines)
  • Have official copies of all transcripts sent to NursingCAS and the Graduate Admissions Office:

Graduate Admissions Office
Joyal Administration Building
5150 N. Maple M/S JA57
Fresno, Ca 93740-8026

  • All applications, letters of recommendation, transcripts and other supporting documents must be received by BOTH the University and the Program by April 1st.