Apply to the UMASS Graduate School of Nursing

NursingCAS Application will open September 1st

The Graduate School of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Worcester accepts applications through  NursingCAS, the online, centralized application service for nursing programs.  All transcripts must be sent directly to NursingCAS not to the school.

Visit and click “Apply Here” to initiate your application. If this is your first time accessing NursingCAS  click on “Create Account” and complete the required fields in order to start your application. If you have visited and logged in to NursingCAS before you can use your existing id and password. For further reference you can view this short instructional video on how to complete a NursingCAS application.  Read the NursingCAS GSN instructions.


All application materials must be submitted directly to NursingCAS with the exceptions of the following items:

  • Application fee for UMass Graduate School of Nursing is  $60.00 for instate applicants and  $75.00 dollars for out of state applicants.  This fee is non-refundable.
    Your application will not be considered complete until the application fee is received by UMass Graduate School of Nursing.  
    Make check payable to UMass Graduate School of Nursing. (Please note that the NursingCAS fee is in addition to the UMass GSN fee.)
  • Notarized proof of residency form (all applicants, both Massachusetts Residents and non-residents, must submit this form).
  • Print this check list to accompany the above materials.
Mailing Address:
University of Massachusetts
Graduate School of Nursing
Attention: Admission Office
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA   01655

You must also request that the Educational Testing Service (ETS) send your test score to UMass Worcester’s Graduate School of Nursing (school code no.3947, department code no. 0610).




ProgramDeadlineAdmission Requirements
Graduate Entry Pathway December 1st

GEP Admission Requirements

Pre-Graduate Pathway March 15th

Pre-Graduate Pathway Requirements

Traditional Masters Pathway March 15th Traditional Masters Requirements
Post Master’s Certificate March 15th Post Master’s Certificate Requirements


ProgramDeadlineAdmission Requirements
Graduate Entry Pathway to DNP December 1st GEP to DNP Requirements
BSN to DNP March 15th BSN to DNP Requirements
Post Master’s DNP April 15th Post Master’s DNP Requirements

BS to PhD

March 15th

BS to PhD Requirements

MS to PhD

March 15th

MS to PhD Requirements


Do not wait until the last minute to submit your application.  All official Transcripts must be submitted to Nursing CAS in order for your application to be processed and verified.

University of Massachusetts
Graduate School of Nursing
Attention: Admission Office
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655

GRE School code no.3947
GRE Department code no.0610

GSN Application Checklist [pdf]
NursingCAS UMASS Instructions [pdf]
Proof of Residency [pdf]

Nursing CAS for Apply Now

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