Applications & Deadlines

Please note: The PNP option will be offered every other year. Therefore the next available application for this option will be for Fall 2018.

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:
    • Application fee is $45.00.
  • The GRE is required, and the scores must be available by April 1st.
  • 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. (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 the University and the Program by April 1 respectively.
  • Once you have applied to the University, you will have a California State University, Fresno e-mail account. All communication will be through that account, so check it often.