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How to Apply

You will use Choose Duke to create a login and submit your application. NOTE: You must log out of any existing social media accounts (e.g., Google, Yahoo, LinkedIn, Facebook) before creating a Duke social media login. If you need assistance with social media creation or logging into Choose Duke, contact our office at or request help from the Duke OIT Help Desk at

Follow these steps to complete your application:

  1. Answer all required questions and submit form.
  2. Pay the application fee.
  3. Upload final versions of all required documents. NOTE: Once uploaded, they cannot be changed.
  4. Send electronic recommendation forms using our secure portal.
  5. Send your official transcripts electronically to or in a sealed envelop to:

Duke School of Nursing
Office of Admissions
DUMC 3322
307 Trent Dr.
Durham, NC 27710

When your application is complete, it will be submitted and held for review by the program’s admission committee. If any information is missing, your application will not be considered.

Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program

The Fall 2017 Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program is no longer accepting applications. The Spring 2018 application will be opening shortly.

Master of Science in Nursing, Post-Graduate Certificate and BSN-to-DNP Programs

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Read about MSN admission requirements, Post-Graduate Certificate admission requirements or BSN-to-DNP admission requirements.

Doctor of Nursing Program (Post-Master's DNP Only)

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Read about the DNP application process and admission requirements.

Nurse Anesthesia Doctor of Nursing Program

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Read about the Nurse Anesthesia DNP application process and admission requirements.

Specialty Certificate

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Read about the Non-Degree admission requirements.

Questions About Admission?

Review our frequently asked questions and feel free to contact the Office of Admissions staff.