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How to Apply

Review the Application Requirements

  • If you’re applying to RFU for the first time, review the NursingCAS application instructions. Once you create an applicant account in NursingCAS, be sure to select the Rosalind Franklin University Master’s Entry to Nursing Practice program.
  • If you are a graduate of a degree or certificate program at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, please complete the Alumni Application.
  • If you are a current student of Rosalind Franklin University scheduled to earn a degree or certificate prior to enrolling in an online program, please complete the Alumni Application.

Submit an Application & Fee

  • Early application is strongly encouraged.
  • Please submit your application and fee through NursingCAS.

Submit Official Transcripts

  • Official transcripts from each college, university or community college previously attended must be submitted directly to NursingCAS.
  • Only official transcripts will be accepted.
  • If you have studied outside the U.S., you will need to have your transcripts evaluated for U.S. equivalency using a service like or

Submit Letters of Recommendation

  • Two references from individuals who can attest to the candidate’s academic or clinical performance are required.
  • References should come from current/former professors, employers, or other professionals.
  • References must include a signature and be on official letterhead and be dated within the past 1-2 years.
  • References must be submitted to NursingCAS

Technical Standards

Matriculation Requirements

  • If admitted, a $250 deposit is required, which is applied to your first quarter tuition.
  • Pass a background check and complete immunization requirements among other items; further details will be provided if admitted.