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Fall 2020 Admission

  • Application Opens: 9/1/2019
  • Application Closes: 5/15/2020
  • NAL Application Closes: 08/1/2020
  • 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 Administration and Leadership (online)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practioner 
  • Family Nurse Practioner 
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practioner

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

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

Both applications open September 1st and close May 15th and 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
  • 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

  • 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 

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