Application Procedure

Students are admitted for the Fall Quarter only. Admission applications for Fall will be available for submission starting November 1. 

UC Application — Freshman and Transfer applicants must complete the UC Application online by November 30. 

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School of Nursing Supplemental Application — All applicants must submit the appropriate online UCLA School of Nursing Supplemental Application, which includes a Statement of Purpose, Resume, and two Recommendation Forms by January 15th.

Please allow three to five days after completing your UCOP application for the information to be synced to the Supplemental Application.

  1. Statement of Purpose

    Please provide a written statement (2-3 typewritten pages, double-spaced) that includes your assessment of your potential for undergraduate study and a professional career in nursing and your reason for selecting the UCLA School of Nursing. You may include information indicating any personal life challenges you have experienced. Multicultural experiences, bilingual abilities, and economic, educational, or social disadvantages should also be included here. Indicate how your volunteer, work or other life experiences influenced your nursing career decision. Please upload it as a PDF document into the online BS Application.

  2. Work/Volunteer Experience

    Attach a sheet(s) of paper in a résumé format listing all employment, volunteer, and/or extracurricular activities in chronological order, beginning with the most recent. Please include dates of employment or participation, a brief description of the position or activity, company or agency name, and location (city and state). Please upload your resume as a PDF document to the online BS Freshman application.

  3. Recommendation Forms – DEADLINE JANUARY 25th 

    List two people from whom you are requesting a recommendation. Appropriate sources include one teacher, counselor, or professional who has/or had a supervisory, educational, or mentoring relationship with you. Recommendations will be accepted by listed recommenders only. You do not need to send your recommenders the form. They will automatically be emailed a link to complete after you submit the online application.

Freshman Admission

Please note the deadline to submit your online Supplemental Application is January 15 for each Fall semester entrant.


The School of Nursing Supplemental application will be available online this fall at

Transfer Admission

Please note the deadline to submit your online Supplemental Application is January 15.



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