Completed Online Application: via NursingCAS
Augusta University’s College of Nursing is now participating in the Nursing Centralized Application Service (NursingCAS). NursingCAS allows applicants to use a single online application and one set of materials to apply to multiple nursing programs at participating schools. Augusta University’s College of Nursing receives complete and verified information from NursingCAS and is solely responsible for all admission decisions.
Application Fee: $45 NursingCAS and $45 Augusta University Supplemental
GPA: Minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Minimum Degree Requirement: Completion of a prelicensure nursing program with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree from an accredited program and an accredited college or university. To be used to satisfy degree requirements, evaluation of foreign educational transcripts must show degrees earned that are the U.S. equivalency of degrees required by the program.
Official Transcripts: Official transcripts are required from all universities and colleges ever attended. Only in the case of transcripts from international colleges/universities will an official course-by-course transcript evaluation be accepted in lieu of an official transcript. Official transcripts should be sent to NursingCAS. To remain official, all transcripts must remain in the original, unopened, sealed and stamped/signed envelope from the Registrar's office of the issuing institution.
Transcript/Credential Evaluation of Foreign Transcripts: An official, professional course-by-course evaluation based on official transcripts and documents is required for all foreign educational transcripts and documents from one of the following three credentials evaluation services: Josef Silny & Associates, Inc., World Education Services (WES), Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (ECE). Silny and WES are recommended. Official transcript evaluations based on unofficial transcripts, documents or copies will not fulfill this requirement. International Students
References: As part of the online NursingCAS application process, applicants provide the names and current email addresses for three individuals they have asked to serve as their referees. Referees should be individuals qualified to critically assess the applicant's prior academic (usually college professors), employment, artistic, research and/or clinical experience (clinical or research supervisor/manager) and qualifications (as applicable) as well as the applicant's potential as a graduate student in the field/program selected. Once the online application is submitted, each referee will receive an email notification directing him/her to the online site where he/she can complete the reference form and submit his/her letter of recommendation.
- GRE: Test scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) taken within 5 years of the
date of application.
- Minimum score: 290 (sum of verbal and quantitative sections)
- The institution code for submission of GRE scores to Augusta University is 5406. Please do not select a department code.
- TOEFL Exam Scores:
- Minimum score: 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based or 79 internet-based.
- Official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test scores are required for applicants whose first language is not English. The institution code for submission of TOEFL scores to Augusta University is 5406. Please do not select a department code.
- Exemption from the TOEFL requirement is allowed for graduate students who submit proof of earning a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college/university where English is the language of instruction.
Proof of Lawful Presence: In accordance with Board of Regents Policy 4.1.6, all applicants for admission to Augusta University are required to provide validation of lawful presence in the United States. Acceptance to the Augusta University is conditional until lawful presence is verified. ALL admitted students who are U.S. Citizens must submit documentation that verifies his/her lawful presence in the United States at time of acceptance to Augusta University Office of Academic Admissions..
NOTE: While every effort is made to maintain this information as current, it may be subject to change. Please check with Augusta University's Office of Academic Admission for recent updates.
NOTE: Exceptions and/or waivers of minimum requirements must first be formally supported at the program, endorsed at the academic college level and then officially approved by the dean of The Graduate School
NOTE: Applications deferred to another semester are subject to all admission requirements and program requirements in effect for the semester to which they are deferred.