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As a University dedicated to working adults, we know that your time is valuable, so we have a hassle-free admission process that works for you.

Here you will find admissions information and step-by-step instructions to help you complete our admission process quickly and conveniently online. 

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How It Works

Step 1: Complete your application

Apply conveniently online using your organization’s unique Franklin application link.  To obtain this application link, please consult with your representative at Essen Healthcare. 

Step 2: Submit your transcripts

Submitting electronic transcripts is a faster way for Franklin University to receive your official transcript. Check with your previous institution to see if this is an option instead of having a paper copy mailed to us. Electronic transcripts should be emailed to

Please allow 7-10 days for your transcript to arrive at Franklin. There is no cost for us to receive and evaluate your transcript.

If your transcripts are being sent to us by mail, please have them mailed in an official, sealed envelope to this address: 

Submit official, sealed transcripts to:
Franklin University
ATTN: Office of Transfer and Articulation
201 S. Grant Ave.
Columbus, OH 43215-5339

Transferring less than 24 hours of college credit? Please submit an official high school transcript.

Applicants to the MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) track are required to submit additional materials as part of the application process, as well as hold an active, unencumbered RN license. Please view the MSN-FNP program page for additional details.

Step 3: Complete your employment verification

Please complete the Partnership Verification form to verify your affiliation with Essen Healthcare. Franklin withholds the right to audit your status with Essen at any time. As a student, you are responsible for immediately notifying Franklin of any change in your employment or membership status. 

Step 4: Speak with an admission advisor

Your dedicated Franklin admissions advisor will call you to review your application and requirements for admission.

Step 5: Register for classes

Once you’ve submitted all of your required admissions documents and been accepted into the program, your dedicated admissions advisor will contact you to set up a registration appointment.