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. 15 (Priority)
Sept. 15 (Final)
Feb. 1 (Priority)
March 1 (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
Sept. 1 (Priority)
Oct. 15 (Final)
Feb. 1 (Priority)
March 1 (Final)
May 3

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 Summer Fall
For Adult-Gero Primary Care & Family Nurse Practitioner:
- NursingCAS Fee: Nov. 7
- Transcripts & References: Nov. 22
Feb. 1 (Priority)
March 1 (Final for Part 1)
April 1 (Priority)
June 1 (Final for Part 1)

*Spring 2022 applications must reach verified status by Dec. 3, 2021. Applications verified after this date could be deferred to Summer 2022.

Note: The MSN in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program admits 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 Summer Fall
For Adult-Gero Acute Care, Adult-Gero Primary Care & Family Nurse Practitioner:
- NursingCAS Fee: Nov. 7
- Transcripts & References: Nov. 22
Feb. 1 (Priority)
March 1 (Final for Part 1)
April 1 (Priority)
June 1 (Final for Part 1)
*Spring 2022 applications must reach verified status by Dec. 3, 2021. Applications verified after this date could be deferred to Summer 2022.

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 Summer Fall
BSN to DNP
N/A N/A Priority: Jan. 15
NursingCAS Fee: April 15
Transcripts & References: May 15
Post-Master's DNP NursingCAS Fee: Nov. 7
Transcripts & References: Nov. 22*
N/A Priority: Jan. 15
NursingCAS Fee: April 15
Transcripts & References: May 15
Nurse Anesthesia (for Spring 2023) Priority: Nov. 1
Final: Dec. 6
N/A N/A
*Spring 2022 applications for Post-Master's DNP must reach verified status by Dec. 3, 2021. Applications verified after this date could be deferred to Fall 2022.

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

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

Graduate Certificate programs admits students for two or three semester starts.

Nurse Educator Certificate Deadlines by Semester Start
Spring
Summer Fall
NursingCAS Fee: Nov. 7
Transcripts & References: Nov. 22*
Jan. 10 (Priority)
March 3 (Final)
June 15
*Spring 2022 applications must reach verified status by Dec. 3, 2021. Applications verified after this date could be deferred to Summer 2022.
Telehealth Certificate Deadlines by Semester Start
Spring Summer Fall
Dec. 15 N/A Aug. 15