How To Apply

Each of our programs has different application requirements, see below for details. For specific deadlines, please visit the academic program for which you are applying. If you have any questions, please reach out. We are happy to help.

Admissions decisions are based on a holistic review of the application. All aspects of your application, such as academic history and record, demonstrated interest in the program, research experience, work history, exposure to health care, letters of recommendations, and more are reviewed and considered.

If you are a current Penn student looking for information on submatriculation, click here.

Please Note: All application requirements must be uploaded or completed before the application is submitted. One active application is permitted at a time, do not submit an application for multiple programs or multiple terms.


Undergraduates and Transfers

Master’s Degrees

Doctoral Degrees

Certificate Programs

Transcripts Delivery

Electronic Delivery

Mailing Address*

ATTN: Application Materials
Admissions Office
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Claire M Fagin Hall, Suite M-5
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4217

*Mailed transcripts may take may take up to six weeks to arrive.

Do you have any questions?

Contact Admissions to get answers! Give us a call at (215) 898-4271 or send an email to