Apply to the Accelerated Nursing Sequence

Applicants to the Accelerated Second Degree concentration must first be admitted to the university as a post-undergraduate degree-seeking student. Once you have successfully completed all prerequisite coursework, you may apply to the Professional Nursing Sequence. See the admission requirements for additional details.

All application materials must be received by the application deadline for consideration. Late materials will NOT be accepted.

Step 1)

Apply to Kent State University as a post-undergraduate degree-seeking student with a major in Nursing.

Apply to Kent State

Previously Attended Kent State?

If you have not attended another college or university since you attended Kent State, you do not need to reapply. Complete the application for undergraduate re-enrollment. For questions, please call the One Stop for Student Services at 330-672-6000.

Note to International Applicants

All International transcripts must be officially evaluated by Kent State University’s Office of Global Education before the application deadline. For questions regarding your official transcript evaluation status, please contact the Office of Global Education at 330-672-7980. It is recommended for students with International transcripts to apply to Kent State University at least three months before the Accelerated Nursing application deadline.

Apply as an International Student

Step 2)

Once you have been admitted to the university and have completed all of the prerequisite coursework, apply to the Professional Nursing Sequence via the Accelerated BSN application. This application is only open for two months, three times a year, during these times:

  • Fall Semester: April 1- June 1
  • Spring Semester: July 1- Sept. 1
  • Summer Semester*: Dec. 1- Feb. 1
    *Due to application trends and required enrollment minimums, Summer admission is currently under review. Whether or not the College will take on a Summer 2023 cohort and/or future summer cohorts is yet to be determined.

Complete the Professional Nursing Sequence Application