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Fall 2020 Admission

  • Application Opens: 9/1/2019
  • Application Closes: 7/15/2020
  • Decision Notification: On-Going


General Information

The School of Nursing offers two Ph.D. concentrations for full-time or part-time study, with MSN to Ph.D. or BSN to Ph.D. admission options available:

  • Biobehavioral Research
  • Health Care Quality Research

The Ph.D. 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 July 15th and must be submitted by the deadline for admissions consideration, no exceptions!

Application Checklist

  • No GRE Required!
  • Create and complete the NursingCAS Application
  • Complete the VCU Supplemental Information Application
  • Submit a full-nonrefundable 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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