Nursing programs

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (BSN)

Important dates for those who are applying for the 2020-2021 academic year:

Online Application period:

Early admission: from 21 October, 2019-16 February 16, 2020

Regular admission: from 17 February, 2020-30 April, 2020

Entry requirements

GRADUATES OR STUDENTS OF THE FINAL YEAR OF SECONDARY SCHOOL, COLLEGES, UK FOUNDATION PROGRAM AND GRADUATES OF A-LEVEL PROGRAM

Minimum requirements for graduates or students of the final year of secondary school, colleges, UK Foundation program and  graduates of A-level program

Minimum requirements for IELTS or TOEFL Minimum requirements for SAT Reasoning Test и ACT
IELTS – no less than 6.5 overall (with at least 6.0 in each sub-score) or TOEFL IBT – 79-93 (Reading – no less than 13, Listening – no less than 12, Speaking – no less than 18, Writing – no less than 21)or TOEFL PBT* – 574-599 SAT Reasoning Test – no less than 1240. Essay is required, no minimum score OR ACT – composite score no less than 27. Writing part is required, no minimum score

 

* TOEFL PBT is admitted only from the international applicants from the countries where an official IELTS and TOEFL IBT are not available

** Applicants of the School of Medicine will be interviewed by the Admissions Committee members

GRADUATES OR CURRENT STUDENTS OF NIS

Minimum requirements for graduates and holders of NIS Grade 12 Certificate*

Minimum requirements for IELTS or TOEFL Minimum requirements for  NIS Grade 12  Certificate scores
IELTS – no less than 6.5 overall (with at least 6.0 in each sub-score) or TOEFL IBT – 79-93 (Reading – no less than 13, Listening – no less than 12, Speaking – no less than 18, Writing – no less than 21) or TOEFL PBT** – 574-599 not less than ABB

 

 

* NIS Grade 12 Certificate holders can also participate in the competition as graduates of secondary schools with IELTS and SAT results.

 ** TOEFL PBT certificate is admitted only from the international applicants from the countries where an official IELTS and TOEFL IBT are not available

*** Applicants of the School of Medicine will be interviewed by the Admissions Committee members.

GRADUATES OR CURRENT STUDENTS OF IB DIPLOMA PROGRAM

Minimum requirements for graduates and holders of IВ Diploma Program*

Minimum requirements for IELTS or TOEFL Minimum requirements for  IB DP scores
IELTS – no less than 6.5 overall (with at least 6.0 in each sub-score)or TOEFL IBT – 79-93 (Reading – no less than 13, Listening – no less than 12, Speaking – no less than 18, Writing – no less than 21) or TOEFL PBT** – 574-599 not less than 30 total score and  4, 4, 5 for  3 subjects of HL

 

* IB DP holders can also participate in the competition as graduates of secondary schools with IELTS and SAT results.

 ** TOEFL PBT certificate is admitted only from the international applicants from the countries where an official IELTS and TOEFL IBT are not available

*** Applicants of the School of Medicine will be interviewed by the Admissions Committee members

STUDENTS OF HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTION

Minimum requirements for higher education institution’s students*

Minimum requirements for IELTS or TOEFL Minimum requirements for SAT Reasoning Test и ACT Current GPA
IELTS – no less than 6.5 overall (with at least 6.0 in each sub-score) orTOEFL IBT – 79-93 (Reading – no less than 13, Listening – no less than 12, Speaking – no less than 18, Writing – no less than 21) or TOEFL PBT** – 574-599 SAT Reasoning Test – no less than 1240. Essay is required, no minimum score OR ACT – composite score no less than 27. Writing part is required, no minimum score GPA 3.0 out of 4.00

 

*Applicants/Students have successfully completed at least one academic year of an undergraduate program at a university with English language as an official language of instruction and included into the list of top 200 universities according to the Times Higher Education World University or QS World University ranking at the time of application, are exempt from submitting SAT and IELTS/TOEFL results.

** TOEFL PBT certificate is admitted only from the international applicants from the countries where an official IELTS and TOEFL IBT are not available

*** Applicants of the School of Medicine will be interviewed by the Admissions Committee members

WINNER/PRIZE-WINNER OF THE INTERNATIONAL OR/AND REPUBLICAN SUBJECT OLYMPIADS

Minimum requirements for the winners of the International or/and Republican Subject Olympiads

As a winner/ prize-winner of the International Subject Olympiads awarded by gold, silver and bronze medals for the last three years and Republican Olympiad winners/ prize-winners awarded by gold and silver medals for the current academic year, candidates have to meet the following requirements:

Minimum requirements for IELTS or TOEFL

IELTS or TOEFL (no minimum score) + interview with the Admissions Committee members

List of International Subject Olympiads

  1. International Mathematics Olympiad – IMO
  2. International Physics Olympiad – IPHO
  3. International Chemistry Olympiad -IChO
  4. International Biology Olympiad  IBO
  5. International Olympiad in Informatics – IOI
  6. International Zhautykov Olympiad in Mathematics, Physics and Informatics
  7. International Mendeleyev Chemistry Olympiad

List of Republican Subject Olympiads of the Republic of Kazakhstan

  1. Republican  Mathematics Olympiad
  2. Republican Physics Olympiad
  3. Republican  Chemistry Olympiad
  4. Republican  Biology Olympiad
  5. Republican  Informatics Olympiad
LIST OF DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED BY THE APPLICANTS

In order to participate in the competition to the Nazarbayev University undergraduate program, applicants must submit the online application.

  1. Application form.
  2. Notarized copy of passport or national ID, or birth certificate for applicants under the age of 16.
  3. Notarized copy of secondary school certificate (Attestat) with final academic performance records or its foreign equivalent.

Final year students should provide a certificate (with the date of graduation) from the secondary school.

NIS or IB DP category applicants should also submit the academic reports with provisional scores acknowledged by the school

  1. Valid official IELTS or TOEFL certificate* or its electronic version with obligation to submit a hard copy of the official certificate in due time.
  2. Personal Statement in English.
  3. Signed Applicant/Student Consent Form on Personal Data Processing.
  4. Valid official certificate of SAT Reasoning Test with essay or ACT with Writing Results (no more than 2 years at the time of online application). The hard copy of SAT Reasoning Test certificate* must be ordered via the website www.collegeboard.org or ACT* (www.act.org) to the address: Admissions Department, 53 Kabanbay Batyr Ave., 010000, Nur-Sultan city.
  5. Medical certificate (form 086-У)* with the chest X-Ray image* and vaccination record or passport (form 063-У)*.
  6. Copies of certificates of achievements, letters of recognition and awards received for the last 3 years during the study and other documents confirming Applicants’ personal achievements, if available;
  7. One 3х4 size photo*.

*Submitted for enrollment

ATTENTION! Important additional documents:

  1. International or/and Republican Olympiad winners have to provide the notarized copy of Diploma/certificate of International Olympiad
  2. Foreign citizens or stateless individuals need to provide a copy of the insurance policy on health insurance valid for the entire study term.
  3. Students, who completed at least one year of undergraduate program at higher education institution, have to provide:
  • a) the official transcript from the University attended in original language and English or academic reports with provisional scores acknowledged by the University and obligation to submit a hard copy of the official certificate in due time.
  • b) Course description of studied courses/subjects in both English and original languages
  • c) Two academic reference letters in English

PLEASE NOTE THAT:

  • All hard copies of the required documents must be provided only upon the request of the Admissions Department.
  • The applicant’s personal file must be submitted in a plastic folder (the first sheet is transparent).
  • The signature should be on each page of the Application form, in the lower right corner of the page.
  • A photo 3×4 should be glued in the upper right corner of the first page of the Application form.
  • Each document must be laid out strictly in the order specified in the List of documents for candidates.
  • All documents submitted to Nazarbayev University are not subject to return.
  • If the applicant can not submit the documents personally, it is necessary to issue a power of attorney for another person who will submit documents to Nazarbayev University on behalf of the applicant. He must provide a power of attorney along with a copy of his national Identity Card. Otherwise, the documents will not be considered.

All documents should be submitted to Nazarbayev University directly by the applicant, by power of attorney or by courier mail to the address:

 

53 Kabanbay Batyr Ave.

Nur-Sultan city, 010000

Nazarbayev University Admissions Department

Phone: +7 (7172) 706555

 

Residents of Almaty city, Shymkent city, Almaty, Zhambyl, Kyzylorda and Turkestan regions for convenience may submit documents to the Representative Office of Nazarbayev University in Almaty city:

140/140a Kabanbay Batyr St. (intersection of Amangeldy St.), 2nd floor

Phone: +7 (727) 2725558/2725591