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Apply to the Nursing Program

Admissions Process:

Admission to the Nursing Programs at MSU Denver is a two-part application process.  First, the student must be admitted to Metropolitan State University of Denver. Second, the student must apply and be admitted to one of the Nursing Programs at Metropolitan State University of Denver.


Part 1 - Apply to MSU Denver:

Steps for Admission:

  • Apply to Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • Visit the Admissions Website
  • Click "start your application" and choose your student type

 In filling out the application, for items:

MSU Denver Plans, check and select “Seek a degree with a major in (select) Nursing.” (Once you have submitted your application you will receive immediate notification via the web that your application has been submitted.  Print this page and save it for your records.)

Application Fee:  $25.00 – payable by credit card or check.

If you have previously attended MSU Denver but have not attended classes for the past 3-semesters, you must re-apply.  No fee is required for readmission into MSU Denver.

Request all official transcripts from each college or university you attended to be sent to:   

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Office of Admissions – Campus Box 16
P.O. Box 173362 
Denver, CO  80217-3362

Once all transcripts have been received by the Admissions Transfer Evaluation Office - students will receive a copy of the “Official Transcript Evaluation.”

Once you have been accepted to MSU Denver, a letter of “Admission” from MSU Denver will be sent via US Mail to the student, which will include the Student’s 900 – number. This number is needed on your application for the Nursing Programs

NOTE: A letter of admission to Metropolitan State University of Denver does not guarantee placement or acceptance into the Nursing Programs

Once accepted to MSU Denver:

Activate your Student Hub Account

Student Hub is the University 's official means of communication with students, faculty and staff. For questions, call the Information Technology Help Desk, 1-303-352-7548. Computer access is available on campus in the Computer Labs, Auraria Library, and the Tivoli.

University Orientation

All degree-seeking students are required to complete an orientation as part of the pre-enrollment process. Go to New Student Orientation for information, dates, times and locations.  All degree-seeking transfer students who are 20 years or older may complete the orientation requirement online and should check their MSU Denver email account for instructions or contact New Student Orientation Office at 303-615-0770.  You do not need to complete orientation in order to apply for the program, only to register for classes later on, so please respect orientation dates and timelines.  

Financial Aid/Scholarship

Students interested can complete the free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at

    • Contact Financial Aid, 303-556-8593, if you have questions after completing your FAFSA form and to ensure that your financial aid file is complete with all requirements. 
    • Complete the MSU Denver scholarship application.


You must submit documented proof that you have received the MMR vaccination to the Health Center at Auraria, Plaza Building 150,  Phone:  303-615-9999  Fax:  720-778-5850

Part 2 - Select a Program:

Traditional Nursing Option:

You may apply for Spring 2022 from July 1, 2021 to September 1, 2021 at 5pm.

  1. Complete Traditional Nursing Application  - The application link will be located below during the application deadline.

Accelerated Nursing Option:

You may apply for Spring 2022 from July 1, 2021 to September 1, 2021 at 5pm.

  1. Before you apply -   All students are required to have completed a Bachelor’s Degree in any non-nursing major by the application deadline. 
  2. Complete Accelerated Nursing Application  - The application link will be located below during the application deadline.

Baccalaureate Registered Nurse Completion Option (BRNCO):

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