Admissions and Financial Aid

The future of health care is nursing. The future of nursing is Columbia.

Columbia University School of Nursing is among the world's leading centers of nursing education, research, and practice. Located in New York City, Columbia Nursing prepares its students to excel as clinicians, researchers, and nurse leaders in a rapidly evolving health care system.

Which Columbia Nursing program is right for me?

Programs and Application Deadlines

Program
Deadline
Decisions Posted
2020 Program Start
Masters Direct Entry (MDE) / DNP (For non-nursing college graduates)
 
  • Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP*
  • Family NP
  • Pediatric NP
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health NP
  • Midwifery (CNM)

*One year of RN experience required, Critical Care experience preferred

Final:
October 15, 2019

February 2020

Summer - June

Masters Direct Entry (MDE) / PhD (For non-nursing college graduates)

Final:
October 15, 2019

February 2020

Summer - June

Masters Direct Entry (MDE) (For non-nursing college graduates)

Final:
October 15, 2019

February 2020

Summer - June

Master of Science (MS) in Nurse Anesthesia (for RNs with a Bachelor's Degree)
Final:
October 15, 2019

February 2020

Summer - June

Post-Baccalaureate (DNP) Doctor of Nursing Practice

  • For RNs with a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • For RNs with a Master's Degree in Nursing (transcript analysis is review for advanced standing upon enrollment)

Specialties offered:

  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program*
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Program
  • Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program

*One year of RN experience required, critical care experience preferred

Final:
January 7, 2020
 

March 2020

Summer - June

PhD (for RNs and NPs with at least a bachelor's degree)

Priority:
November 15, 2019

Final:
January 7, 2020

March 2020

Fall - September

Post-Baccalaureate Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

  • For APRNs with a Master's Degree in Nursing 

Transcript analysis is review for advanced standing upon enrollment.

Final:
January 7, 2020

May 2020

Fall - September

MS in Advanced Clinical Management and Leadership (NYP Nurses Only)

Currently not accepting
applications for this program