Graduate Application Deadlines

Please view the application deadline dates for your program of interest. For an application to be reviewed all application documents must be verified in NursingCAS by the deadlines posted. To ensure timely receipt of materials all prospective students are encouraged to request an official transcript several weeks and apply in advance of the deadline.

For programs that note a rolling admissions deadline, all verified applications are reviewed/decided in the manner received. Decisions are typically issued 3-4 weeks from the application verification date.

MS, BS to DNP

Please note not all programs admit in both fall and spring. Please check the Admissions Offerings by Term to determine the terms each specialty is offered.
TermApplication OpenApplication CloseInterview DatesFinal DecisionProgram Start
Fall - Priority DecisionSeptember 1December 15Feb/MarchAprilAugust
Fall - Regular DecisionN/AMay 1MayRolling through June 1August
Spring - Priority DecisionJanuary 15July 1August/SeptemberEarly SeptemberJanuary
Spring - Regular Decision
N/AOctober 1
OctoberRolling through November 1January

Graduate Certificate/Non-Degree/NEXus

Please note not all programs admit in both fall and spring. Please check the Admissions Offerings by Term to determine the terms each specialty is offered.

Application dates vary by term. Typically, applications open 60 days prior to the start of the term and close 3 weeks prior to the start of the term. More information with specific open/close dates available on the non-degree page.

Post-Graduate Certificate

Please note not all programs admit in both fall and spring. Please check the Admissions Offerings by Term to determine the terms each specialty is offered.
TermApplication OpenApplication CloseInterview DatesFinal DecisionProgram Start
Fall - Priority DecisionSeptember 1December 15Feb/MarchAprilAugust
Fall - Regular DecisionN/AMay 1MayRolling through June 1August
Spring - Priority DecisionJanuary 15July 1August/SeptemberEarly SeptemberJanuary
Spring - Regular Decision
N/AOctober 1
OctoberRolling through November 1January

Doctoral Programs

Post-Master’s DNP

TermApplication OpenApplication CloseInterview DatesFinal DecisionProgram Start
Fall - Priority DecisionSeptember 1December 15Feb/MarchAprilAugust
Fall - Regular DecisionN/AMay 1MayRolling through June 1August
Spring - Priority DecisionJanuary 15July 1August/SeptemberEarly SeptemberJanuary
Spring - Regular Decision
N/AOctober 1
OctoberRolling through November 1January

Dual DNP/MPH

note that due to the dual admissions review process the DNP/MPH has a set application review schedule.
TermApplication OpenApplication CloseInterview DatesFinal DecisionProgram Start
FallSeptember 1December 15Feb/MarchAprilAugust

PhD / BS to PhD

TermApplication OpenApplication CloseInterview DatesFinal DecisionProgram Start
Fall - Priority DecisionAugust 15
December 31Feb/MarchApril 1
August
Fall - Regular Decision
N/AMarch 1
MarchApril/MayAugust