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Applying to the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Applying to the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

As of February 1, 2021, we are no longer accepting MSN applications through NursingCAS. Please review the following instructions which include the new application link. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Application deadlines:

We recommend that you apply by the following priority deadlines. Doing so will allow plenty of time to meet with your advisor, register and prepare for classes. However, we will accept qualified students through the start of the term. Please see the MSN academic calendar for specific term dates.

  • Priority admission deadline for September 2020 start: First Monday in August
  • Priority admission deadline for March 2021 start: March 8

MSN admission requirements:

  • 3.0 GPA in BSN courses
  • Unencumbered RN license in the state where clinical experiences will occur
  • Conditional admittance for BSN graduates awaiting NCLEX
  • GRE not required for admission

Application checklist:

  1. Submit application
  2. Include resume or professional CV
  3. Submit official transcripts (one must show receipt of your BSN) directly to the Office of Admission:

    Electronic transcripts: 

    Mailed transcripts:
    Office of Admission
    Linfield University
    900 SE Baker St
    McMinnville, OR 97128

    Students with international credentials: you will need to submit a translated credential evaluation (from one of these agencies) with your admission application
  4. A $50 application fee is due to Linfield with your application
  5. International students: Applicants who are non-native English speakers will be required to show evidence of English proficiency before to admission. Students who present TOEFL scores of 550 and above (paper-based exam) or 213 and above (computer-based exam).


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