The Master of Science in Nursing – Entry into Practice (MSN EIP) is awarded by the Graduate College. Instruction is offered through the College of Nursing.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate College and the MSN-EIP program.

International Students

International students whose first language is not English and do not meet the requirements for a waiver are required to submit English proficiency scores. For a complete list of accepted English proficiency exams, score requirements, and waiver eligibility, please refer to the Graduate College English Proficiency Requirements.

Estimated Cost of Attendance

20-month Plan of Study

Total program tuition: $64,600 for Iowa residents; $111,756 for non-residents.

More information on the estimated cost of attendance and financial aid may be found on the College of Nursing site.

Application Deadlines

March 15, 2024 for Spring 2025 cohort.

Application Procedures

Email with any questions and to request an unofficial transcript evaluation before applying. If you are cleared to apply:

  1. Complete the Graduate College Application and pay the appropriate fee.
  2. Graduate admission will contact you by email and provide directions to upload the following items to your Admissions Portal through our website MyUI: ➢ Resume ➢ Essay ➢ 3 References, combination of academic and professional ➢ Statement of Disclosure ➢ All transcripts (post-high school).
  3. Qualified candidates will be contacted for a group interview as the next phase of admission

Apply Online, the $60 application fee ($100 for international students) is payable by Discover, MasterCard, or Visa.


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Iowa City, IA 52242

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