Application Deadline: August 5, 2024
Next Start Date: September 3, 2024


Application Guide

Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing requires all candidates to apply through NursingCAS. NursingCAS is a “service that allows applicants to use a single online application and one set of materials to apply”; and requires a fee that is paid to NursingCAS. There will also be a charge for submission of all official college transcripts.

If you experience financial hardship, NursingCAS does offer a Fee Assistance Program; information can be found at: NursingCAS Application Fees and Fee Waivers.

The NursingCAS application is available at NursingCAS | The Centralized Application for Nursing Programs.- Comprehensive instructions regarding the NursingCAS application can be found at NursingCAS Applicant Help Center.

Program Options
Please choose the program that is right for you after reviewing the admissions requirements for our programs.

Application Process

NursingCAS Application

Submit the application form and pay the associated fee through NursingCAS. Select Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing.

  • You must create an application account to apply to your program of choice. Once you create the account and start the application you may save your information and return to it later. If you have previously applied, you must use the same login information.
  • The application is divided into four parts with additional sections to complete. Answer all questions accurately and do not leave blanks or your application is incomplete.

Part 1: Personal Information

  • You must create an application account to apply to your program of choice

Part 2: Academic History

  • High School Attended - Provide the name of the high school which you graduated from, but do not send high school transcripts to NursingCAS. High school transcripts are not required
  • Colleges Attended – Report every college and every university you have ever attended and request transcripts from every college and every university you have ever attended - even if you only completed one course and that course transferred to another college or the course is not a prerequisite for our program.
  • Transcript Entry – You will also be required to enter all coursework completed at every college or university you have ever attended as it appears on the original school’s transcript. Review the NursingCAS transcript entry instructions before completing this section at; NursingCAS Transcript Entry Instructions.
  • Standardized Tests - Applicants whose transfer credits and post-secondary degrees were earned in colleges or universities in which English is not the primary language are required to submit a passing TOEFL score.

Part 3: Supporting Information

  • This section is used to collect supporting application information, such as achievements and certifications.

Part 4: Program Materials

  • This is specific to Goldfarb. Accurately provide the required information located in each section. 

Concerns? Comments? Questions?

For further assistance with your BSN NursingCAS Application, please visit their help center at NursingCAS Applicant Help Center, or contact a NursingCAS customer service representative directly by calling (617) 612-2880 or emailing [email protected].

Benefits of Goldfarb

Thank you for your interest in Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing! We are dedicated to preparing a highly capable and compassionate health care workforce. In addition to a supportive community of fellow students and renowned faculty, applying to Goldfarb means:

  • Access to cutting-edge simulation technology
  • Accelerated programs for busy adults
  • A forward-thinking learning and research environment
  • Opportunities to gain experience at top hospitals

Frequently Asked Questions

When should I submit my application?

We recommend that applicants submit their applications at least 18 months prior to the term they are hoping to start for the upper division BSN program and for the accelerated BSN program. We accept applications as long as we still have space available in our class or on the waiting list. The only deadlines that we strictly enforce are for the following programs:

  • MSN Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - January 1 for post-BSN summer term start date and post-MSN for fall term start date
  • DNP Nurse Anesthesia - March 1 for the following year’s spring start date
  • PhD - January 25 for the fall term start date
Can I submit a photocopy of my college transcript as an official transcript?

No, only official college transcripts are acceptable.

If I took one class at college x, and this credit appears on my current college transcript, do I need to request an official transcript from college x?

Yes, we require an official transcript from all schools where the applicant has received any type of college credit. Please list ALL colleges where you have received credit on your online application, even if these courses were taken while in high school or the courses that you took that were not prerequisite courses. We do not require high school transcripts, and we do not require an entrance exam.

If I took college credit while in high school, do I need to submit any record of those classes?

Yes. You must have a transcript sent from the college where you received the college credit. Please include this college in your NursingCAS application.

I am an international applicant. Am I required to submit a TOEFL score?

Yes. Applicants whose transfer credits and post-secondary degrees were earned in colleges or universities in which English is not the primary language are required to submit a passing TOEFL or IELTS score.

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