Please note: Non-matriculated registration is now open!
Whether you are a student seeking prerequisite courses, a nurse thinking about returning to school, or a health care professional looking for personal and professional growth, we offer a full menu of courses for non-matriculated students. Enhance your career at a top-ranked nursing school.
Registering as non-matriculated student (student not enrolled in a degree program) gives you the opportunity to enroll in courses without being formally admitted to the UR School of Nursing.
Non-Matriculated Course Schedules
Refer to non-matriculated course schedules for specific course availability, start date, format and other details:
Students can enroll in a non-matriculated course anytime before the start date of the specific course. For start dates reference the course schedule or the online prerequisite deadlines. Click the button below to learn how to register for a non-matriculated course.
Attention Non-Matriculated Students: The University of Rochester will require ALL students, including in-person non-matriculated students, to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination upon registration.
Students are often interested in trying courses to get a feel for UR Nursing's programs or to complete coursework before applying to a degree program. We recommend the following classes for non-matriculated students in any of the specialization areas noted below. You can check whether these courses are available by visiting the upcoming non-matriculated course schedule.
*Students taking non-matriculated courses in a master’s program must take NUR 401 – The Writing Workshop, before enrolling in NUR 403. We also recommend taking NUR 401 before NUR 400, another writing intensive course. **We suggest and prefer NUR 436 students are baccalaureate-prepared and have NICU experience before starting the course.
Non-Matriculated Tuition Rate
The tuition rate for undergraduate or graduate non-matriculated students is:
per credit hour
Note: Undergraduate students taking graduate level courses (400 or above) will be charged the graduate student rate.This includes RN to BS to MS students taking graduate level courses (400 or above) while still in their bachelor’s portion of the degree.