To be considered for admission, applicants must complete and submit the following materials. Only complete applications will be reviewed.
Applicants who reside in Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri and Iowa have the benefit of paying In-State tuition at Illinois State University.
Applicants must complete the on-line application for admission through the Illinois State University's Office of Admissions between September 1, 2020 and April 1, 2021 for Summer 2021 admission or between September 1, 2020 and July 1, 2021 for Fall 2021 admission . Materials received after the application deadline will be considered on a space-available basis. Applicants considering applying after the noted deadlines should contact the Graduate Program Advisor prior to beginning the application process.
As specified on the Illinois State application, please provide all former names under which your transcripts might arrive to the Office of Admissions. Failure to do so may make the applicant ineligible for admission review.
As part of the ISU online application, applicants will be required to complete and upload supplemental materials required by Mennonite College of Nursing.
Official transcripts for non-ISU college coursework should be emailed directly from the prior academic institutions to GraduateAdmissions@IllinoisState.edu or sent by mail to:Illinois State University
Make sure to provide with your online application all former names under which your transcripts might arrive to the Office of Admissions. Failure to do so may make your application ineligible for admission review.
Submit three professional or academic references using the form below.
References should be from persons qualified to assess the applicant's potential to succeed in the doctoral program, with one reference from a doctorate prepared nurse.
Transition is fairly seamless for current MSN students who want to apply directly to the post-master's DNP and PhD programs.
For current students applying to the post master’s PhD: