Application & Admission
- Important Dates
- Admission Requirements
- Application Procedures
- Admission Decisions
- Admission Notification
We have five admission/start dates per year.
Initial Due Date
|Number of Seats|
|Fall Semester (August) Start||March 15||~Aug 1||150-175|
|Mid-Fall Semester (October) Start||July 1||~October 1||25-50|
|Spring Semester (January) Start||October 1||~December 15||75-100|
|Mid-Spring Semester (March) Start||Nov 15||~March 1||50-75|
|Summer Session (May) Start||March 15||~May 1||50|
- Application for admission to the RN Baccalaureate Completion Program is a separate process in addition to applying to the University. Use code UECFREE to have the $20 application fee waived for undergraduate applicants.
- Application by the Initial Due Date is encouraged so that you may register when your registration window opens.
- We review program applications every 1-2 weeks
- Program admission notification will be E-MAILED within 2-3 weeks of your application to the program.
- Janurary 8, 2024 Start Date
- Link to application:https://mnsu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4UeqfK1H4q4K9kW
- INITIAL DUE DATE: October 1, 2023, but we will continue to accept applications until ~December 15, 2023 with our guaranteed admission process.
- March 11, 2024 Start Date
- Link to application: https://mnsu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0oAoTG20VDM6Kqi
- INITIAL DUE DATE: November 15, 2023, but we will continue to accept applications until ~March 1, 2024 with our guaranteed admission process.
Guaranteed Admission to Term Applied for
Admission is guaranteed for all qualified applicants (see admission requirements) so long as they are fully admitted to the University and transfer evaluation is complete by the time the application closes. Early application (at least two weeks prior to when classes start) is encouraged so that the University has time to complete the transfer evaluation process and so that you can register for classes.
- Admission to Minnesota State University, Mankato
- Unrestricted RN License (by program start*)
- Completion of at least 30 college semester credits
- Minimum total cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
- Minimum C grade in previous nursing courses
- A statistics course is no longer required
*Full admission to the RN Baccalaureate Completion Program requires students to have an unrestricted RN License prior to the program start date. Students may apply to the program prior to sitting for the RN-NCLEX.
Admission to the program is contingent upon a student’s enrollment in at least one course during the admitted term.
1. Apply and receive admission to the University for the intended semester start date.
- Undergraduate Admissions: Transfer Applicant Checklist
- If you were previously admitted to the University, but did not enroll in coursework, please submit a new application to the University indicating your intended start date.
2. Request official transcripts from ALL post-secondary institutions
- Official evaluation of credits are completed by the Office of the Registrar, and only for admitted University students.
- Transcripts from other Minnesota State institutions may be transferred electronically by completing a request at:https://onestop.mnsu.edu/app/registrar.
- After you’ve been admitted to MSUM, our Registration and Academic Records Office will evaluate your completed coursework, and you will receive an official report (DARS Report) of how your credits will transfer. That report will be available in your e-Servicesaccount 7-10 days after you are admitted. After that, you will log in to e-Services using your Star ID and password.
- All applicants should review their transfer evaluation or Degree Audit Report to confirm all transfer coursework is listed.
3. Submit online program application by deadline.
GUARANTEED ADMISSION TO TERM APPLIED FOR
- Admission is guaranteed for all qualified applicants (see admission requirements) so long as they are fully admitted to the University and transfer evaluation is complete by the time the application closes. Early application to the university (at least two weeks prior to the closing of the RN-BS Program application) is encouraged so that the University has time to complete the transfer evaluation process.
Admission letters will be emailed within four weeks after the application deadline. All letters will be emailed to the applicant’s email address provided on the program application.