Application Requirements

The 2019 application is currently open. Please visit NursingCAS to apply. 

Application Deadlines Fall Spring
Priority May 1 November 1
Standard August 1 December 1

Application Requirements: 

  • Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (cumulative or last 60 semester/90 quarter units)
  • Active California Registered Nurse (RN) license 
  • Successful interview with the College of Nursing 
  • Submit an application through NursingCAS
  • Please be prepared to submit the following with your NursingCAS application:
    • Official transcripts from a college or university reflecting completion of a nursing baccalaureate degree
    • Three recommendations completed electronically through NursingCAS. Recommendations must be from sources who can personally attest to the candidate's potential for scholarly and professional success, i.e., academic, professional or personal. Family members may not complete recommendations.
    • Professional resume that includes current clinical practice
    • Comprehensive essay that includes the following: 
      • Purpose for entering the program
      • Significant events or experiences that have influenced your professional life
      • Long-term professional goals
      • Reasons for choosing to study at CBU 

For technical support with your application, contact NursingCAS:

NursingCAS Customer Service
(617) 612–2880 
Hours: Monday– Friday (9 a.m.–5 p.m. Eastern Time)