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Fall 2021 Admission

  • Application Opens: 9/1/2020
  • Application Closes: 4/10/2021
  • NLOS Application Closes: 08/01/2021
  • Decision Notification: On-Going


Applying to the School of Nursing

General Information

The School of Nursing admits to four concentrations, all offered full-time (2-years) or part-time (3-years):

  • Nursing Leadership and Organizational Science (online)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner  
  • Family Nurse Practitioner 
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

The Master's Program has a two-part application process: 

  1. The NursingCAS Application ($70 fee)
  2. VCU Supplemental Information Application ($70 fee)

Applications open September 1st and close April 10th for NP options and August 1st for NAL. Both applications must be submitted by the deadline for admissions consideration, no exceptions!

Application Checklist 

  • No GRE required! 
  • Complete pre-requisite course requirement prior to enrollment 
  • Create and complete the NursingCAS Application 
  • Complete the VCU Supplemental Information Application (instructions located in NursingCAS)
  • Submit a full non-refundable payment for the NursingCAS and VCU Supplemental Information Application
  • Regularly monitor your email to follow up on issues such as transcripts and reference delays

Required Documents (instructions located in NursingCAS)

  • All documents must be submitted to NursingCAS
    • Official Transcripts (must include all colleges or universities previously attended)
    • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
    • Personal Statement Essays
    • Resume or a Curriculum Vitae
    • RN License
    • TOEFL/IELTS Test Score (if applicable)

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