How To Apply

410.951.3970
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Health & Human Services Bldg.
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How to Apply
Undergraduate Nursing

Dear Prospective Student:

Information concerning the application process and special instructions is provided here. Please adhere to these instructions to help ensure an expeditious review and admission both to Coppin State University and to the Helene Fuld School of Nursing.

Application

Deadline Dates For Applications for FALL 2013:

  • Traditional BSN Plan of Study: was February 1, 2013
  • RN to BSN Plan of Study: was February 1, 2013
  • Accelerated Second Degree BSN Plan of Study: was February 1, 2013

Admission Application | Recommendation Form

Instructions

1. Complete the ONLINE Application of Undergraduate Admission for admission to Coppin State University. Please note that applicants must request that two (2) transcripts be sent from all schools you have previously attended. One copy should be sent to the Office of Admissions for admission into the university and the second copy to the Student Affairs & Retention [STAR] Office for the College of Health Professions.

2. If you completed the paper application for admission to Coppin State University, mail that completed application and have official copies of transcripts from all schools previously attended sent as soon as possible to:

Coppin State University
Office Of Admissions
2500 West North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21216-3698
(410) 951-3600

When the university receives and reviews applicants' information, applicants will be notified regarding their admission status at Coppin. Applicants must be accepted to Coppin State University and fulfill any requirements set forth by the Office of Admissions before their application will be considered by the Helene Fuld School of Nursing.

3. To apply for the Traditional BSN Plan, the RN to BSN Plan or the Accelerated Second Degree BSN Plan of Study, complete the Helene Fuld School of Nursing Undergraduate Application and three (3) Recommendation Forms. These forms and your official academic transcripts from all schools previously attended should be sent directly to the College of Health Professions Student Affairs & Retention [STAR] Office. The address is:

Coppin State University
College of Health Professions
Student Affairs and Retention Office
2500 West North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21216-3698

When all information is received, the Admissions Committee of the Helene Fuld School of Nursing will review all applicants' information.

4. Applicants who have been accepted to the University, met all the requirements thereof, and have a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 2.5 for Traditional BSN Candidates or 2.8 for RN to BSN and Accelerated Second Degree BSN Candidates will be invited to take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (T.E.A.S.).

5. Acceptance to Coppin State University does not mean automatic acceptance into the Nursing Program. Students must meet the requirements of and be accepted by the Helene Fuld School of Nursing to declare Nursing as a major.

6. Information on financial assistance is available through the Financial Aid Office. If you are considering requesting financial aid, you should schedule an appointment with a Financial Aid Counselor in the Financial Aid Office by calling (410) 951-3636. In this way, applicants are able to obtain the required forms and to explore the various financial aid options available. DO NOT WAIT! Applicants will want applications processed well before any deadlines arrive! Also, keep in mind that once a student is accepted into the Nursing Program, other financial aid options may become available.

7. Due to the overwhelming number of applications received each year, following up on your application is in your best interest. Do not be afraid to call, we are here to serve you.

The Office of Admissions and the CSU CHP Student Affairs and Retention Office applaud your academic pursuit. We hope you will let us know of any problems related to completing forms or meeting application requirements. If you have any questions or concerns about completing the forms or the admissions process, please contact the Office of Student Affairs and Retention for the College of Health Professions at (410) 951-3970.