School of Nursing undergraduate admissions

Have you completed the pre-professional and liberal studies requirements? Then you are eligible to apply for our Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Follow the three steps below to apply.

Step 1:  Download an application & information packet for your desired program 

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Step 2:  Apply to Northern Arizona University

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You can apply to Northern Arizona University online or by obtaining an application form from the Undergraduate Admissions Office.

Mail form to:

Northern Arizona University
Undergraduate Admissions
P.O. Box 4084
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4084

Note: You must submit official transcripts from each university or college listed on your application to the university’s Undergraduate Admissions Office before your application will be processed.

Send official transcripts to:

Northern Arizona University
Undergraduate Admissions
P.O. Box 4084
Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4084

Step 3: Apply to the School of Nursing

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If you want to apply to the School of Nursing you must meet the following minimum criteria.

  1. You must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in prerequisite courses.
  2. You must have successfully completed (or have the courses in progress in the semester you are applying) all prerequisite courses with a "C" or higher.
  3. Complete* and submit the following to Nursing Admissions:
    • Completed application signed in all appropriate places 
    • unofficial transcripts from each college or university attended
    • Kaplan exam

*Incomplete applications will not be considered for admission.


September 15 for spring admission

March 15 for fall admission

Mail applications to:

School of Nursing
Northern Arizona University
PO Box 15035
Flagstaff, AZ 86011

Admissions to the NAU School of Nursing Traditional and Accelerated Programs requires the KAPLAN admissions exam and pre-requisite courses.  

Admissions is based on:

 1.   A minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in prerequisite courses.  Please note, the minimum GPA of 3.0 does not guarantee admission to the program.  

 2.   KAPLAN Admissions Exam results with a minimum overall score of 70 and 65 on Science.  Please note, the minimum scores of 70 Overall and 65 Science does not guarantee admission to the program.