|Starting Term||Application Period|
|Summer 2024||October 1, 2023 – April 21, 2024|
|Fall 2024||October 1, 2023 – July 15, 2024|
Important note: Applicants must have completed a graduate level statistics course within one year of admission to the PhD program. If you do not meet this requirement and need to enroll in our graduate statistics course, you should apply for the summer semester admission.
Applicants can fill out an online application at https://illinoisstate.edu/apply/graduate/
All materials will be submitted as part of your GradCAS application. Make sure you have the following materials ready to upload to your application.
Applicants who reside in Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri and Iowa have the benefit of paying In-State tuition at Illinois State University.
International applicants: Please refer to this site prior to submitting an application: https://illinoisstate.edu/admissions/international/online-program-disclosure/ Additionally, international applicants must submit a Credentials Evaluation Service Academic Report from CGFNS (Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools). Applicants must comply with the International Applicant Requirements, https://illinoisstate.edu/admissions/international/requirements/, as directed by the Illinois State University Office of Admissions. Please apply early in the application process to ensure adequate time to review transcripts and Credential Evaluation Reports.
Note two professional or academic references in the online application. The form linked below will be available to your references to submit electronically through the online application.
References should be from persons qualified to assess the applicant's potential to succeed in the doctorate program, with one reference from a doctorally prepared nurse.
An application review and the admission process generally takes 3 to 4 weeks. Admitted applicants must have cleared a criminal background check and drug screen along with specified health and safety forms through MCN before enrolling in first semester courses.