Nursing and Health Studies Program

How to Apply

Your application is complete only when we have received all application elements.
It's important to make note of your application account ID and password to monitor the receipt of all application materials.  Final responsibility for a complete application rests with each applicant and missing elements may delay or prevent admission.   Also, we recommend you apply early and check the application deadline.  

1.) Start your application now at the UW Graduate School Website.

The on line application will include:

  • MN Program Additional Information form
  • Statement of Purpose 1-2 page essay describing academic and professional goals as they relate to the MN program curriculum
  • Resume with education and work history that contributes information on professional experience and academic preparation 
  • References - Three (3) nursing references, one (1) from your academic degree program, and one (1) from a nursing supervisorAll three references should be from nurses who can evaluate your academic and/or clinical skills.

2.)  Submit transcripts for all previous college course work and degrees to the program office (address below).  Unofficial transcripts may be uploaded to the on line application for application evaluation.  Offers of admission will be conditional on receipt of official transcripts prior to the first quarter of registration.

Again, it is important to track receipt of your transcripts via the on line application screen.  Make sure you keep a record of your ID and password to come back to the site and check that all have arrived.

If you are an International Applicant there are additional instructions  for completing your Nursing Program application.

Application Deadline

Priority consideration is given to all completed applications received prior to March 1st.



Autumn 2014 Priority Date March 1st


All applications received after March 1st
will be considered on a space available basis

Contact Us

Linda Bale
MN Program Advisor
University of Washington Bothell
Box 358532, 18115 Campus Way NE
Bothell, Washington 98011-8246
Phone: 425.352.3238
Fax: 425.352.3237

Application Forms


All application forms are now incorporated in the on line application.