All of the items you need to complete to be considered for admission are listed below. If you are accepted into one of the programs offered at Clarkson College, you will be sent an acceptance letter and packet. You must complete the confirmation form and submit the enrollment fee within 30 days of your acceptance to reserve your spot in the program. Contact our Admissions office if at any point you have questions.

Step 1: If you are applying to an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program, download and complete the undergraduate application. If you are applying to a master’s degree or doctoral program, download and complete the graduate application.

Step 2: Submit your $35 application fee. Send your completed application and a check or money order to the Admissions office located at 101 South 42nd Street, Omaha, NE 68131.

Step 3: Submit your required admissions materials by mail, e-mail or fax. When appropriate, your essay and resume may be e-mailed to admissions@clarksoncollege.edu. Make sure that your name is clearly visible on all documents.


Admission to Programs without an Application Deadline

If you are enrolling in a program that does not have an application deadline, there are special application deadlines for international students to be sure that your transition to Clarkson College is as smooth as possible. Those deadlines are as follows:

  • To begin in the fall semester: June 1
  • To begin in the spring semester: October 1
  • To begin in the summer semester: March 1

Required International Admissions Materials

Official transcripts are required from all educational institutions you have attended or are currently attending. Transcripts from all institutions outside the U.S. must be official, translated to English and credentialed. You may choose from one of the following agencies to have your transcripts evaluated: World Education Services, International Education Research Foundation or Educational Credential Evaluators Inc. Transcripts will not be accepted unless they have been evaluated.

Each student must meet one of the following:

  • Official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score. A minimum of 100 total score on the TOEFL iBT, and a minimum of 250 total score computer-based is required.
  • Graduation from an accredited U.S. high school.
  • U.S. General Educational Development (GED) Certificate with an English score of 500 or equivalent.
  • Bachelor's or higher-level degree from a U.S. accredited college or university.

If you plan to take classes on campus, you will be issued an I-20 and will need to provide a Statement of Financial Support form and supporting documentation from a bank or financial institution of the financial sponsor as outlined in the Clarkson College international student I-20 procedures.

If you will be taking classes on campus, you must complete all health and safety requirements for the program that you have been accepted to prior to enrolling. These requirements must be fulfilled at a health care facility in the United States.

You must submit a signed Statement of Financial Responsibility form to the Student Accounts office prior to the first day of the term.

Additional application materials are required for the following applicants:

Proof of placement on the Nebraska Nurse Aid Registry or documentation of completion of a federally approved 75-hour nurse aide training course. For information, contact the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

If you are currently on the Nebraska registry, refer to the License Information system search. Print off your registry details, and submit them with your additional application materials.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from a professional institution accredited by National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Valid state unencumbered RN license effective in the state of practice or where clinical experience will occur.
  • Two years of professional RN work experience.
  • Master's degree in Nursing from a professional institution accredited by National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Valid state unencumbered RN license effective in the state of practice or where clinical experience will occur.
  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale.

It is important for students transferring credit to Clarkson College to submit a final official transcript of any college-level coursework you have successfully completed with a grade of "C-" or higher at other accredited institutions. We will transfer all applicable credit hours toward your degree plan at Clarkson College. View more information about transfer credits in the academic catalog, or contact the Admissions office if you have any questions.


Paying Your Tuition & Fees

International students are required to make advance payments for all charges of tuition, fees and on-campus housing (if applicable) each semester. Payments must be received by the Clarkson College Student Accounts office by the fourth day of the semester. If your account is not paid in full by the due date, enrollment in your courses will no longer be secure.

Methods of Payment

Clarkson College accepts cash payments in U.S. dollars, transfer of electronic funds, credit card payments (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express) and U.S. Postal Service money orders.

Payments must be made directly to Clarkson College. Third party billing or alternative payment arrangements are not available to international students.

All international students (on-campus and online) must submit a signed Statement of Financial Responsibility form to the Student Accounts office prior to the first day of your first enrolled term at Clarkson College.

On-campus international students who are entering the United States for the first time may be required to pay a SEVIS fee. This fee is paid directly to SEVIS. More information can be found on the SEVIS website.