Prospective applicant FAQs
- How much is the application fee?
- Is this program full time only or can I go part-time?
- When is class scheduled? Can I expect to go just once a week?
- Is A BSN Required?
- Can I take classes as a non-matriculated student?
- Can I use my UW/State Tuition Exemption?
- I still have questions or would like more information--whom can I contact?
1. How much is the application fee?
The Graduate application fee is $85.00. The Graduate Non Matriculation application fee is $75.00
2. Does the program offer fulltime study?
The MN program is designed for three-quarter and or part-time study. We do not offer a fulltime option. You take 5-8 credits per quarter over 7 quarters or 3 -5 credits over 11 quarters. If you need to meet a full-time registration requirement for international student status, contact the advisor at UWBNHS@uw.edu for further details.
3. When is class scheduled? Can I expect to go just once a week?
Yes. You can expect to attend only once per week on Fridays. Classes meet in a block schedule. Typically 8:30 - 11:20 am and 12:30 - 3:20 pm.
4. Is A BSN Required?
Admission is possible if you have a bachelor’s degree in another major and an Associate Degree in Nursing. If you apply without a BSN you will have to demonstrate knowledge and competence in Professional Nursing Leadership and Community Health Nursing.
5. Can I take classes as a non-matriculated student?
Yes, you can take classes as a Graduate Non-matriculated student. Applying for GNM status is suitable for post-baccalaureate students who want to take graduate courses, but who have not been admitted by the Graduate School to a degree program.
6. Can I use my UW/State Tuition Exemption?
Information about the UW/State Tuition Exemption Program is available. It is important to read the Nursing-specific restrictions on using this exemption.
7. I still have questions or would like more information--whom can I contact?
If you would like to schedule an appointment with our MN Graduate Program Advisor please visit our ScheduleOnce page.