ELMSN Admission Process

Entry Level MSN Programs

Applications for the Entry-Level Master of Science in Nursing program are accepted using the Central Application Service for Nursing Schools (NursingCAS). Students are admitted twice a year: once in Oakland and once in Sacramento. Applications must be submitted prior to 11:59 p.m. EASTERN time on the application deadline below.

 

Fall

Spring

Campus
Oakland
Sacramento
Application Deadline
December 1
July 1
Interviews
Mid-January/February
Mid-September
Admission Notifications
February/March
October

Official Transcripts

Transcripts from all educational institutions attended should be sent to NursingCAS as early as possible to increase the speed with which your application is verified and reviewed. Transcripts should be sent directly to NursingCAS:

NursingCAS
PO Box 9201
Watertown, MA 02471

Transcript request/matching forms are available in the NursingCAS application. No transcripts should be sent to Samuel Merritt University unless requested.

Letters of Reference

NursingCAS provides a tool for collecting letters of reference in the application. Please follow the application instructions for providing this information. Letters of reference mailed to Samuel Merritt University will not be considered. 

 

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