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Admissions and Financial Aid

Applications to Columbia Nursing are received from across the country and we value the diversity of each applicant. Columbia Nursing seeks individuals who bring with them a spirit of inquiry, commitment, and motivation toward scholarship.

Whether you are just beginning to consider the right university or already have a focused plan and are ready to apply, the admissions staff is available to help you. We welcome your email, phone calls and personal visits and look forward to talking with you.

Application Deadlines

Program Deadline Decisions Posted Program Start
Nurse Anesthesia November 3rd January Summer - May
Nurse Anesthesia November 3rd January Fall - September
ETP - All Specialties November 17th February Summer - May
PhD January 2nd March Fall - September
MS (Full-time or Part-time)
  • Acute Care NP
  • Adult NP
  • Family NP
  • Pediatric NP
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health NP (Full-time Only)
January 15th March Summer - May
DNP (Post-Bac)
  • Acute Care NP
  • Adult NP
  • Family NP
  • Pediatric NP
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health NP
January 15th March Summer - May
DNP (Post-MS)-All Specialties March 2nd May Fall - September
MS (Part-time)
  • Acute Care NP
  • Adult NP
  • Family NP
  • Pediatric NP
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health NP
April 15th May Fall - September
Nurse Midwifery April 15th May Fall - September

Financial Aid Deadlines

  • ETP FAFSA Deadline:  February 15th
  • MS/Doctoral FAFSA Deadline:  March 15th

Contact

Office of Admissions
212-305-5756
nursing@columbia.edu