How to apply

1. Review the Admissions Requirements

2. Submit an Application & Fee

  • The Health Professions Education program application will become available on September 1, 2014 for the following terms:
    Winter 2014, Spring 2015, Summer 2015 and Fall 2015. Please check back for more information.
  • A $50.00, non-refundable application fee is required to submit your application.

3. Official Transcripts

  • Please submit transcripts from all universities and colleges attended.
  • Only official transcripts will be accepted.
  • If you have studies outside the US, you will need to have your transcripts evaluated for US equivalency using a service like

4. Recommendations

  • Two letters of recommendation are required from professionals and/or academicians who know you well (i.e. pre-health advisors/committees, professors, or supervisors) .
  • Letters of recommendation must be placed in a sealed envelope from the agency or university for which the recommender works or teaches.
  • An RFUMS recommendation form is provided for your convenience; however, if the recommender chooses not to utilize our form, he/she must use the appropriate letterhead stationary to write a free-form recommendation.

5. Licensures or Certificates

  • It is highly recommended that applicants possess a United States or Canadian certification, registration or licensure as a healthcare professional. Please include a copy with your application.

6. Test Scores

  • GRE scores should be sent directly to Rosalind Franklin University
  • Official TOEFL scores report from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required of any applicant who does not hold US citizenship or permanent residency. The admissions committee will consider waiving this requirement if:
    • An applicant who has been full-time students in a United States college or university for at least two consecutive years.
    • An applicant from a country in which English is the primary language.

7. Background Check

  • Prior to matriculation, students must pass the Rosalind Franklin University criminal background check.

8. Technical Standards for Admissions

Please submit all supporting materials to:

Rosalind Franklin University
CHP Admissions
3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL 60064

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