Aurora University

MSN Admission Requirements

Fall 2022 Entry Application Timeline

Task Deadline
Deadline for application submission May 1, 2022*
Deadline for submission of application requirements May 1, 2022*
Notification by the School of Nursing on admission decision Within two weeks of completed application and/or by May 15, 2022
Deposit deadline June 1, 2022

*The application process for fall 2022 is ongoing until all seats are filled. Applicants are encouraged to submit the application and required materials by May 1 to secure their spot.

Admission Standards

Prior to entry in the Master's Entry to Nursing Practice (MENP) program students must have met the following eligibility and pre-requisite course requirements:

  1. A baccalaureate degree in any (non-nursing) field from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale
  2. Prerequisite courses completed prior to admission with a “C” or better:
    1. A psychology or sociology class
    2. Anatomy and Physiology I and II
    3. General Chemistry with lab
    4. Introductory Statistics
    5. Microbiology
  3. Official transcripts from all graduate and undergraduate institutions attended
  4. A current professional resume or curriculum vitae
  5. Three letters of recommendations that can speak to the candidate’s integrity and potential for success in a graduate program. At least one letter must be from a direct supervisor or faculty member.
  6. An essay addressing the candidate’s professional attributes, ability to manage a rigorous curriculum, and career goals (maximum of 500 words)