How to Apply
Apply for Undergraduate Admission
As a first-year student, you may complete either the online or paper application. If you are an international student, please complete a paper application.
Step 1: Complete the online undergraduate application.
Clarkson College and its educational offerings are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Our graduates are allowed to sit for national licensure board examinations. Because state licensure requirements vary by state, Clarkson College is unable to ascertain licensure requirements in every state. It is up to the individual student to be aware of and abide by licensure requirements in the states in which the student chooses to obtain licensure and employment.
Clarkson College is currently authorized to offer online education in the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming. In addition, Clarkson College is able to offer limited online programs in Massachusetts. If you reside in a state offering limited online programs and wish to apply, please contact us at 800.647.5500 prior to completing the application process.
While the College has aimed to offer online education in various other states throughout the nation, specific state requirements have made it cost-prohibitive or unreasonable at this time. We are optimistic about expanding our reach in the future, as state authorization is a fluid situation that is subject to change.Licensure Contact Information
Step 2: Submit your $35 application fee. You may make a secure payment online or call in a credit or debit card payment to 402.552.3100 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST Monday through Friday. If paying by check or money order, mail your payment to the Clarkson College Admissions office located at 101 South 42nd Street, Omaha, NE 68131.
Step 3: Submit the additional required admissions materials by mail, e-mail or fax. When appropriate, your essay and resume may be e-mailed to email@example.com. Make sure that your name is clearly visible on all documents.
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.
Official transcripts are sent directly from your high school to Clarkson College and must show at least three years of grades. Any college coursework you have completed should be included on your transcript.
Your official standardized test score reports must be sent to Clarkson College directly from the College Board, ACT or be recorded on your high school transcript. When you register to take your tests, make sure to indicate on the registration form that you would like your official score report sent directly to Clarkson College. The Clarkson College codes to use are:
- SAT: 2250
- ACT: 2436
Your essay is crucial in helping us understand your academic and professional goals. Use the following guidelines when writing your essay:
- Why you will be successful as a health care provider in your prospective field of study.
- Why you wish to attend Clarkson College.
- Describe what professionalism means to you and why it is important to your role as a health care professional.
Official college transcripts must be submitted from all colleges and/or universities attended. This includes college-level coursework completed while in high school.
Additional application materials are required for the following applicants:
- Proof of active status on a nurse aide registry. Applicants may be reviewed for acceptance with proof of intent to complete a nurse aide course.
- 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.
- Complete and submit the BSN application packet and forms.
- Technical Standards form
- Review Professional Expectations
Step 1: Download and complete the paper undergraduate application.
Step 2: Submit your $35 application fee. Send your completed application and a check or money order to the Clarkson College Admissions office located at 101 South 42nd Street, Omaha, NE 68131.
Step 3: Submit the required admissions materials by mail, e-mail or fax. When appropriate, your essay and resume may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure that your name is clearly visible on all documents.