2019 PhD Applications

This year, select applicants will complete an interview in addition to the online application. The interview will take place in late January or early February.

The PhD application is fully online via the UW Graduate School website.

With the exception of foreign transcripts, you will not send any items to the UW School of Nursing at the time of application.

  • You will submit a fee to the UW Graduate School when you apply.
  • We do not require the GRE.
  • You will complete the PDF application forms using the free Adobe Reader software, which can be obtained at
  • If you have attended non-U.S. post-secondary college-level schools, you must submit an official transcript evaluation for each school attended to the UW School of Nursing (see application instructions for details).


PhD program applications are due at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time on Jan. 15 to begin study the following autumn.

Application Requirements