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Admissions

Whether you are just beginning to consider the right university or already have a focused plan and are ready to apply, the Office of Admissions and Student Services is available to help you. We welcome your email, phone calls and personal visits and look forward to talking with you! 

If questions arise during the process, please contact the Office of Admissions.

Spring 2017 applications are now being accepted! Visit our How to Apply page to learn more about completing our online application.

Applications for the Fall 2016 term are not being accepted for the following programs and degrees:

  • Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Nurse Anesthesia - Doctor of Nursing Practice

Submit Early for Optimal Consideration

We strongly encourage you to submit early for optimal consideration. Make sure to give yourself time to complete your application. However, the earlier you submit for our programs, the better. Online applications must be submitted by midnight E.S.T. on the stated deadline date. Please complete an inquiry request form if you'd like to be notified when the application opens.

Application Deadlines

ProgramDeadline DateDeadline Type
ABSNDec. 1
May 1
Fall Entry Priority
Spring Entry Priority
MSNDec. 1
May 1
Fall Entry Priority
Spring Entry Priority
Post-Graduate CertificateDec. 1
May 1
Fall Entry Priority
Spring Entry Priority
BSN-DNPDec. 1
May 1
Fall Entry Priority
Spring Entry Priority
DNPFeb. 1
May 1
Fall Entry Priority
Spring Entry Priority
Nurse Anesthesia DNPOct. 15
Dec. 1
Early Decision
Priority
PhDDec. 8Priority
Specialty Certificates (Fall Start Only)Aug. 1Priority
Non-DegreeFall, Spring, SummerRolling Admissions

Applications must be complete in order to be considered by the Admissions Committee.

Application

To apply for admission, interested students must complete the online application. Please visit How To Apply for instructions and specific program application requirements.

Application Materials

Each program has specific application material requirements that are necessary in order for an application to be regarded as complete.

Admission Requirements

Each program has specific admission requirements in addition to the application materials above.

Sample Matriculation Plans

ABSN | MSN | DNP | PhD

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