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Application Procedure

Students are admitted for the fall quarter only. The Admissions application is now available online at https://grad.ucla.edu/admissions/steps-to-apply/ .

APRN Evaluation Criteria – Tips and Information Sheet

Items that you must submit as part of your online application:

  1. STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
    Please provide a written statement (2-3 typewritten pages, double spaced) that includes your own assessment of your potential for graduate study, your reason for selecting the UCLA School of Nursing and a clear statement of your goals for advanced practice including your area of clinical interest, multicultural experiences, bilingual abilities and disadvantagement should also be included here.  This is your opportunity to include additional information relevant to the criteria for admission.  When writing your Statement of Purpose, please refer to the APRN Evaluation Criteria – Tips and Information Sheet included in your application packet. Please upload the document into the online Graduate Division application.
  2. RESUME
    Please upload your resume to the online application.
  3. RECOMMENDATION FORMS
    3 are required. You do not need to send your recommenders the form. Once you fill out their contact information in the online application, they will automatically be sent a link to complete the form.
  4. PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT
    This statement should not duplicate the Statement of Purpose. Describe how your background, accomplishments, and life experiences led to your decision to pursue the graduate degree for which you are applying. Include any educational, personal, cultural, economic, or social experiences, challenges or opportunities relevant to your academic journey. Describe any aspects of your personal background, accomplishments, or achievements that will allow the department to evaluate your contributions. Contributions to diversity, such as efforts to advance equitable access to education, public service that addresses the need of a diverse population.
  5. TRANSCRIPTS
    Please send 1 official transcript from the school at which you completed your Bachelor's degree(s). We also require 1 official transcript from other schools at which you completed prerequisite classes. 

     

     

     

     

     

Please send official transcripts to: 

Student Affairs Office
Attn: MSN/APRN PROGRAM
2-150 Factor Building
Box 951702
Los Angeles, Ca. 90095-1702

Materials listed on the application that are NOT required for School of Nursing Applicants:

  • GRE scores
  • Writing Sample


Questions?

Processing of Applications:

Rhonda Flenoy-Younger: rflenoy@sonnet.ucla.edu

Mark Covin: mcovin@sonnet.ucla.edu

Jeimy Gama: jgama@sonnet.ucla.edu

Stephanie Dominick: sdominick@sonnet.ucla.edu