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Part 1: Apply to the DNP Program Via Cal state Apply

Complete the online application to CSU Fullerton through   Cal State ApplyOpens in new window

When applying, please be sure to select "Doctor of Nursing Practice: Post-Master's" 


PART 2: Gather Letters of Recommendation and Recommendation forms from three people and send them to the DNP PROGRAM

Each applicant must submit THREE Letters of Recommendation with forms. You can download the recommendation form herePDF File . We will accept the forms several different ways:

Email *Preferred Method*: Your evaluators can send the completed form and a letter of recommendation via email to

Mail directly: The recommender can mail the form and letter directly to:

California State University, Fullerton
School of Nursing, DNP Program, EC 190
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831

Applicant mails: It is also acceptable to return the form and letter to you *in a sealed envelope* and you can submit them to DNP at the mailing address. Please understand that these letters and forms are confidential and must be in an envelope sealed by the recommender.


Part 3: SUBMIT 1 Official Copy of Each transcript to the DNP Program

You can submit your official transcripts in one of the following formats: 

Electronic *Preferred Method*: If the service asks for an email address, the transcript must be sent to

Mail directly: 

California State University, Fullerton
Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 6900
Fullerton, CA 92834-6900


In-Person: An original, unopen, sealed transcript can be dropped off at the Office of Admissions 

LH-114 Graduation Unit
P.O. Box 6900
Fullerton, CA 92834-6900

IMPORTANT: Open transcripts are NOT accepted for admissions purposes. Transcripts must be in the original, unopen, sealed  envelope. 

Questions about your application should be directed to