How To Apply

Bachelor's applicants must submit the NursingCAS Application, the SUNY Application, and the Upstate's Supplemental Application:

  • Apply Online Through NursingCAS - Completion of the Centralized Application Service for Nursing Programs (NursingCAS)
    • Official Transcripts from all colleges previously attended.
    • Test Scores from associate degree-level ECE and CLEP exams used to fulfill admissions requirements. (If applicable)
    • Two Letters of Recommendation from nursing professionals who can comment on your clinical expertise and academic abilities. (Note: Students selected under the Joint Admission Agreement program* are not required to submit letters of recommendation.)
    • RN license, CPR certification - Copies of current RN license and current CPR certification.
  • State University of New York (SUNY) Application Apply Online to SUNY External link
    The SUNY application requires a $50 fee. Send the SUNY application and fee to the SUNY Application Processing Center in Albany. The address is on the application.
  • Upstate Supplemental Application (No Cost) - Instruction on how to access the online Supplemental Application will be e-mailed to you once your NursingCAS Application has beed verified and sent to the Office of Student Admissions.

Once accepted, you must send a $100 deposit to reserve your place in the entering class. The deposit is refundable until May 1 and is deducted from your first semester tuition. All acceptances are contingent upon satisfactory completion of any college course work in progress.

Application Period

BS Program, Spring 2015:
Oct 15, 2014 – Nov 1, 2014

BS Program, Fall 2015:
Oct 15, 2014 – Feb 1, 2015

Roberta A. Rolland, PhD,

Director of Bachelor's Program
Sean Campanie

"The FNP program has helped me to grow professionally, while allowing me the flexibility to meet the needs of my family. The faculty are knowledgeable, offering guidance and support when I need it most.."

—Sean Campanie, FNP
Family Nurse Practitioner