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
Fall 2018 Closed  March 15, 2018
Spring 2019 Open  September 1, 2018
Summer 2019 Not Yet Available  January 15, 2019

RN-BSN

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

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

RN-FNP

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

Application Type Status Deadline
Summer 2018 Closed 
Fall 2018 Open   June 15, 2018
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
Summer 2018
Nurse Practitioner Closed 
Nursing Leadership Closed 
Nursing Education (Post-Master's Only) Closed 
Fall 2018
Nurse Practitioner Open  June 15, 2018
Nursing Leadership Open July 1, 2018
Nursing Education (Post-Master's Only) Open July 1, 2018
Emergency (Post-Master's Only)  Open  July 1, 2018
Spring 2019
All MSN and Post-Master's  Open  August 15, 2018

Nurse Anesthesia

Term Deadline Interviews Notification Date
Summer 2019 July 1, 2018 September/October 2018 Late October 2018

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 2018 Priority Decision Closed 
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 2018 Priority Decision Open Open while capacity exists through July 1 Rolling basis Rolling basis

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.