Nursing

Application Deadlines

We accept applications for programs at various times throughout the year. Some programs admit students for each semester start and others admit students once a year. For all programs, the application window could close early, if seats are filled.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program admits students for fall semester start.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Deadlines
  Date
Direct-entry admission (Priority deadline*) Nov. 1
Direct-entry admission Dec. 1
Second-year admission (transfer and transition students)
Feb. 28

The RN-BSN Online program admits students for each semester start.

RN-BSN Online Deadlines by Semester Start
Spring Summer Fall
Nov. 1 March 1 July 1

The Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN admits students for summer semester start.

Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN Deadlines by Semester Start
Spring Summer Fall
Aug. 1 (Priority)
Sept. 1 (Final)
Jan. 15 (Priority)
Feb. 15 (Final)
N/A

The Pre-Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN admits students for each semester start.

Pre-Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN Deadlines by Semester Start
Spring Summer Fall
Aug. 1 (Priority)
Sept. 1 (Final)
Jan. 15 (Priority)
Feb. 15 (Final)
April 1 (Priority)
May 1 (Final)

The Master of Science in Nursing program admits students for spring and fall semester start. Online MSN programs also admit for summer semester start.

Part 1 deadlines reflect the date when all NursingCAS application materials, except transcripts and references, must be submitted. Transcripts and references are due a month after the posted part 1 deadline.

Master of Science in Nursing Deadlines by Semester Start
Spring '23
Summer '23
Fall '23
Sept. 1 (Priority)
Oct. 15 (Part 1 Final)
Feb. 1 (Priority)
March 1 (Part 1 Final)
April 1 (Priority)
May 1 (Part 1 Final)
Note: The MSN in Adult-Gero Acute Care NP, Neonatal NP and Systems Leadership programs admit for the fall semester start only.

The Post-Master's Certificate program admits students for the spring and fall semester starts. Online Post-Master's Certificate programs also admit students for summer semester start.

Part 1 deadlines reflect the date when all NursingCAS application materials, except transcripts and references, must be submitted. Transcripts and references are due a month after the posted part 1 deadline.

Post-Master of Science in Nursing Certificate Deadlines by Semester Start
Spring '23
Summer '23 Fall '23
Sept. 1 (Priority)
Oct. 15 (Part 1 Final)
Feb. 1 (Priority)
March 1 (Part 1 Final)
April 1 (Priority)
May 1 (Part 1 Final)
Note: The Post-MSN Certificate programs in Adult-Gero Acute Care NP and Neonatal NP admit for the fall semester start only.

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program (except the nurse anesthesia specialty) admits students for fall semester start. The DNP Nurse Anesthesia program admits students for spring semester start.

Part 1 deadlines reflect the date when all NursingCAS application materials, except transcripts and references, must be submitted. Transcripts and references are due a month after the posted part 1 deadline.

Doctor of Nursing Practice Deadlines by Semester Start
  Spring '23 Summer '23 Fall '23
BSN to DNP
N/A N/A Jan. 15 (Priority)
May 1 (Part 1 Final)
Post-Master's DNP Sept. 1 (Priority)
Oct. 15 (Part 1 Final)
N/A Jan. 15 (Priority)
May 1 (Part 1 Final)
Nurse Anesthesia (for Spring '24) Nov. 1 (Priority)
Dec. 1 (Final)
N/A N/A

The PhD in Nursing program admits students for fall semester start.

PhD in Nursing Deadlines for Fall Semester Start
  Date
NursingCAS Information Deadline Dec. 15, 2022
Transcripts and References Submission Deadline
Feb. 1, 2023

Post-Baccalaureate Graduate Certificate programs admit students for two semester starts.

Nurse Educator and Public Health Nursing Certificate Deadlines by Semester Start
Spring
Summer Fall
Sept. 1 (Priority)
Oct. 15 (Part 1 Final)
Feb. 1 (Priority)
March 1 (Part 1 Final)
April 1 (Priority)
May 1 (Part 1 Final)