Yale-New Haven Hospital School of Nurse Anesthesia

Connecticut CRNA School-Yale-New Haven Hospital School of Nurse Anesthesia


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Yale-New Haven Hospital 
School of Nurse Anesthesia
1450 Chapel Street – Main #227
New Haven, CT 06511-4405

Contact Information 
Marianne S. Cosgrove, CRNA, DNAP, APRN, Program Director
ph: (203) 789-3351
fax: (203) 789-3352
email: ynhhsna@ynhh.org

Yale-New Haven Hospital CRNA School Info:

This CRNA school  was formally  The Hospital of St. Raphael School of Nurse Anesthesia and is affiliated Central Connecticut state university. You will receive great  personal contact with administrators, instructors and preceptors due to smaller class sizes unlike some of the larger anesthesia programs. Yale-New Haven has an excellent clinical experiences with a great reputation to match.Not only is this a CRNA School for Nurses looking for entry into Anesthesia but their is also a Masters to DNP program for CRNA’s that are already practicing.


Degree Offered:

  • DNP

Length of Program:  

  • 36 months

Classes Start:

  • May


  • Graduate from an N.L.N or A.A.C.N. accredited baccalaureate program in nursing
  • Or have another appropriate baccalaureate degree (biology, chemistry, etc.)
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required.
  • Posses a  current, valid, professional nursing license in one of the 50 states
  • Minimum of one year of critical care experience at the time of application
  • Current certification in basic life support, ACLS and CCRN.
  • PALS certification is highly recommended.
  • Must have successfully completed:two 4 credit courses in chemistry (this must include inorganic/general and organic chemistry or biochemistry), two 4 credit courses in anatomy and physiology and one course in microbiology.
  •  Science GPA must be no lower than 3.0 at a minimum and taken within the last 10 years
  • GRE taken  within the past 5 years.
  • Complete a narrative statement which delineates career goals, reason for pursuing the doctorate and life/work experiences and capabilities relevant to the pursuit of the advanced degree (400 word max).

International Applicants:

  • If you are an international applicants you must  submit additional documentation.
  • For a complete list Please refer to the University graduate catalog. A catalog is available from:

Central Connecticut State University
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06050
860-832-CCSU (2278)

Application Due:

  • October 15th
  • Interviews in November , by invitation only

Class Size:

  • 55

Number Applicants:

  • Varies year to year

Cost of Program: 

  • Tuition: In State: $55,742.00
  • Out of State: $57,015.00
  • Clinical Access Fee: $18,000.00

Board Pass Rate:

  • First time: 76%
  • Second time: 94%



  • 5%- last class

Application Process:

  • Personal interviews: by invitation .
  • Applicants will not be considered if they have been rejected twice by the admissions committee.
  • Appointments to the program are recommended by the admissions committee and approved by the Directors of the School of Nurse Anesthesia.
  • Notification of admission is done in late November
  • The selection criteria to get accepted into CRNA School is based upon; (a minimum 3.00 grade point average is required with a strong performance in the sciences), clinical experience, career motivation, character  traits indicative of success in the program, and dedication to a career in nurse anesthesia.
  • Acceptance is contingent upon satisfactory evidence of the above requirements, as well as three letters of recommendation:from a current supervisor;from a non-related physician, peer or other member of the healthcare team who can speak to the applicant’s clinical acumen and personal attributes
  • Early action may be considered by the admissions committee at the request of the applicant. Applicants for early action consideration must have a GPA of 3.5 or greater, a core science GPA of 3.3 or greater and a strong desire to attend the Yale New Haven Hospital School of Nurse Anesthesia as their first choice. Admission notification will be no later than two weeks from the time of the personal interview.
  • Upon acceptance, the applicant will be required to pay the $3,500 non-refundable commitment fee within a week of notification. If the admissions committee does not approve the early action, the candidate will have their application reviewed with the other candidates at the regular admissions meeting.
  • A $60 application fee is required at the time of submission.


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If you are set on staying in Connecticut there are a few more Connecticut CRNA Schools you can get information on as well as a list off all CRNA Schools listed by state.


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