Welcome to the USM Nursing Application Center
for the Traditional BSN Program

Where should I apply?

If you are an incoming freshman, or if you have 30 or less transfer credits, you will need to apply to the university:

Apply to USM »


If you are transferring with more than 31 credits, you need to apply through the NursingCAS service

Apply through NursingCAS »


Call: 913-758-4381


Courses (grade C- or better)

Completion Deadline: AUGUST 15, 2017

  • Biology w/lab (at least 3 credit hours)

  • Chemistry w/lab (at least 4 credit hours)

  • Microbiology w/lab (at least 3 credit hours)

  • Anatomy w/lab & Physiology w/lab, or Anatomy and Physiology I and II w/lab (8-10 credit hours)

  • Intermediate Algebra—or a higher-level math course (3 credit hours)

  • Introductory Statistics (3 credit hours)

  • Introduction to Psychology or Sociology (3 credit hours)

  • Psychology of Childhood and Adolescence or Human Growth and Development (3 credit hours)



  • Minimum 2.5 cumulative (on a 4.0 scale)

  • Minimum 2.5 science prerequisite (on a 4.0 scale)
    (Biology w/lab, Chemistry w/lab, Anatomy w/lab, Physiology w/lab, Microbiology w/lab)



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  • (see "Program Information" section in NursingCAS)

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About NursingCAS

Nursing’s Centralized Application Service (NursingCAS) is a service of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. NursingCAS allows applicants to use a single online application and one set of materials to apply to multiple nursing programs at participating schools.

You are required to pay a $45 first-time application fee, and $30 for any subsequent applications.

NursingCAS Contact Information

Direct questions regarding the NursingCAS application process to:

(p) 617-612-4880
(e) Nursingcasinfo@nursingcas.org

NursingCAS Mailing Address


P.O. Box 9201
Watertown, MA 02471

*Do not send transcripts to USM.


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IMPORTANT: Submit application and all required materials to NursingCAS 4-6 weeks before the deadline to allow time for your application to be verified by NursingCAS.

Until your application is verified and Emily Jefferies has received your ATI TEAS score, we cannot review your application.

  • Early Decision: Feb. 1, 2017 (decision by April 1, 2017)

  • Regular Decision: March 15, 2017 (decision by May 1, 2017)

  • Rolling admissions will continue after deadlines pass until seats fill.

Apply through NursingCAS »


Need Help? Visit the NursingCAS YouTube Channel »