Admission Deadlines

Undergraduate Programs 

Please note that there is a distinct difference between the Pacesetter BSN and the RN-BSN. The RN-BSN program is for current registered nurses or students enrolled, or soon graduating with an Associated Degree in Nursing (ADN).

Pacesetter BSN  

Application Type Status Deadline
Spring 2019 Open  September 1, 2018
Summer 2019 Open January 15, 2019
Fall 2019 Open March 15, 2019

RN-BSN

Applications for the RN-BSN program are reviewed on a rolling-basis.

Application Type Status Deadline
Spring 2019  Open  November 15, 2018
Summer 2019 Open  April 1, 2019
Fall 2019 Open  July 1, 2019

RN-FNP

Applications for the RN-FNP program are reviewed on a rolling-basis.

Application Type Status Deadline
Spring 2019 Open  August 15, 2018

Master's of Science in Nursing 

Applications for MSN admission are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply before the priority deadline which guarantees and application review and decision. Applications received after the priority deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis. 

Application Type Status Deadline
Spring 2019
All MSN and Post-Master's Open August 15, 2018; applications accepted after this date on a space-available basis
Summer 2019
Nurse Practitioner Open January 1, 2019; applications accepted after this date on a space-available basis
Nursing Leadership Open April 1, 2019
Nursing Education (Post-Master's Only) Open April 1, 2019
Fall 2019
Nurse Practitioner Open January 1, 2019; applications accepted after this date on a space-available basis
Nursing Leadership Open July 1, 2019
Nursing Education (Post-Master's Only) Open July 1, 2019
Emergency (Post-Master's Only)  Open  July 1, 2019
Spring 2020
All MSN and Post-Master's  Not Yet Available August 15, 2019; applications accepted after this date on a space-available basis

Nurse Anesthesia

Term Deadline Interviews Notification Date
Summer 2020 July 1, 2019 September/October 2019 Late October 2019

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

The DNP – Post-Master's Program admits students every fall (August). Applications must be complete in order for review and decision. Applications submitted after the priority deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis while enrollment capacity exists.

Term Application Type Status Deadline Interviews Notification Date
Fall 2019  Early Decision  Open   December 1, 2018 TBA TBA
Fall 2019  Regular Decision  Open  March 1, 2019 TBA  TBA

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

The PhD programs admits students every fall (August). Applications must be complete in order for review and decision. Applications submitted after the priority deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis while enrollment capacity exists.

Term Application Type Status Deadline Interviews Notification Date
Fall 2019 Priority Decision Open April 1, 2019; applications accepted after this date on a space-available basis Rolling  Rolling

Interview and Notification

The interview dates/time frames listed on this page are tentative and may change at any time. The undergraduate programs do not currently interview as a part of the admissions process.