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Important Notice

At this time, Applications to the program are not open.  We are hoping to open them on June 1, 2021 for our next cohort starting in May of 2022.  Please let us know if you should have any questions by emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Admission Criteria

  1. The applicant must have a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing or a related field. 
  2. The applicant must have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (competitive GPA of 3.4 or higher) 
  3. The applicant must be a current unrestricted registered professional nurse.
  4. The applicant must have completed a Statistics course that includes descriptive and inferential statistics.
  5. The applicant must have completed an undergraduate nursing research course (or evidence of other equivalent research course).
  6. The applicant must have Advanced Cardiac Life Support & Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certifications.
  7. The applicant must have a minimum of one year full-time employment as a registered professional nurse in a critical care setting, such as SICU, MICU, CCU or a burn unit. (2 years preferable) 
  8. NU GRE Code: 6615 - The applicant must take and submit scores from the Graduate Record Exam with a minimum score 295. (competitive score of 295 or higher) 
  9. Students are limited to 2 attempts at application/admission to the program and may not apply a third time.

For admission to Graduate Studies in Nurse Anesthesia program, all application components must be sent to:

Newman University
Graduate Admissions – CRNA
3100 McCormick
Wichita, KS 67213-2097

Step 1 - Graduate Studies Application

Apply to Newman University

$35 application fee applies 

Step 2 - Submit Required Documents


Please request official transcripts documenting receipt of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university and an official transcript from each college or university where undergraduate and graduate credit was earned. Please have them sent directly to Newman University. 

Visit the school website(s) or use an online transcript request service such as the Student Clearinghouse or Parchment to request transcripts. Transcripts can be sent to GThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Note: If you are a Newman University graduate, you do not need to request transcripts


Submit three professional recommendations using the recommendation form. The letters should reflect an accurate appraisal of clinical skills, experience, and independent decision making. One recommendation for each of the following:

  • Most recent employer
  • A health care professional preferably a licensed physician or Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  • An individual that can attest to your academic suitability to pursue graduate education


Submit a one-page personal statement detailing your professional experience, your future career goals, and reasons for pursuing graduate study.


Submit your most recent Curriculum Vitae or Resume.


Submit copies of current, unrestricted registered professional nurse licensure(s) in the state of Kansas plus ACLS, BLS and PALS certification. 


NU GRE Code: 6615 - Scores should be sent directly to the address above. (Minimum 295).

Thank you for applying for admission to the Graduate Studies in Nurse Anesthesia program.