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The University of Maryland School of Nursing is one of the best nursing school values in the nation, with a top 15 national ranking, internationally recognized faculty and researchers, and one of the more affordable nursing school tuitions in the state of Maryland.

The epicenter of elite nursing.

While the health care industry offers a variety of exciting opportunities, it’s also facing intense challenges. We believe nurses are at the center of it all. By applying to UMSON, you’re taking a major step in helping to shape the next generation of health care for Marylanders, Americans, and the rest of the world.

Whether you choose to take classes in Baltimore or at our location at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, Md., you’ll be in amazing company as you learn and work alongside one of the most diverse, high-achieving, hard-working groups of students anywhere.

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Technical Standards for Admission, Progression, Graduation (PDF)
Criminal Background Checks and Drug Testing
UMB Policy on Sex-Based Discrimination of Students

Prospective Student Forms

Letter of Recommendation (PDF)
Application for In-State Status (PDF)
Prerequisite Course List (Word)
Unofficial Transcript Evaluation (Word)

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