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 (https://nursingcas.org/). Comprehensive instructions regarding the NursingCAS application can be found at NursingCAS Applicant Help Center
Please choose the program that is right for you after reviewing the admissions requirements for our programs.
Submit the application form and pay the associated fee through NursingCAS. Select 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 School of Nursing. Accurately provide the required information located in each section.
Concerns? Comments? or Questions?
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Benefits of Goldfarb
Thank you for your interest in Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College! 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 School of Nursing 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
Choosing the Right Program
Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish Hospital offers four different types of programs to begin or advance your nursing career.
We offer a range of programs depending on your experience and availability. There are three options or paths to earning your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN):
- Accelerated BSN option
Designed for people who already have a Bachelor’s degree in another field. It’s a 12-month (3-term), full-time program
- Upper Division BSN Option
Full-time, 20-month (5-term) program
- Weekend/Evening Option
All of these programs prepare students for the NCLEX-RN exam to become a registered nurse (RN).
We offer master’s programs (spring terms only) in three concentrations for registered nurses who have earned their degree and would like to pursue a different nursing position.
- Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP)
- Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)
- Nurse Educator
If you are looking to obtain your Doctorate in Nursing, Goldfarb School of Nursing offers three concentrations (spring terms only) with two options or paths to obtain your doctorate degree:
- Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN-DNP) – Nurse Anesthesia
- Doctor of Nursing Practice (MSN-DNP) – Nurse Anesthesia
- Doctor of Health Systems & Population Health Leadership (BSN-DNP)
- Doctor of Health Systems & Population Health Leadership (MSN-DNP)
- Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD) – To apply, visit the Graduate School at Washington University’s online application.
We offer post-master’s certificate programs with three concentrations for registered nurses who have earned their degree and would like to pursue a different nursing position.
Frequently Asked Questions
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
No, only official college transcripts are acceptable.
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.
Yes. You must have a transcript sent from the college where you received the college credit. Please include this college in your NursingCAS application.
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.