How to Apply

Our students represent nearly all 50 U.S. states and several countries across the globe. We appreciate the diversity and unique perspective each brings to the nursing profession and look for candidates with attributes and life experiences that align with our core values, vision and mission.


Learn more about the application process and apply by selecting your program of interest.

High school students apply for direct admission to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program through The Common Application.

Note: Transfer students and those applying for sophomore admission to the program follow a different process. For more information, visit the BSN Admissions page.

Nurses with an associate degree or diploma apply to the RN-BSN online program through NursingCAS and add the University of Cincinnati designation.

Individuals with an undergraduate degree in another discipline apply to the accelerated program through NursingCAS.

Applications for the Master of Science in Nursing, Post-MSN Certificate, Doctor of Nursing Practice, PhD and Nurse Educator Certificate programs are submitted through NursingCAS.

For application instructions, visit your specific graduate program's admissions page, found under Academic Programs.