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Congratulations on your decision to pursue nursing education at the University of Virginia School of Nursing! We offer exceptional programs for students who want to become a nurse, as well as advanced programs for RNs who want to advance in the profession. The options are many, and the quality remains consistently high across programs. The University of Virginia is consistently ranked as one of the top two public universities in the United States, and the School of Nursing—well-ranked in its own right—is an integral part of the world-class UVA Health System.
Find your path of entry into one of our programs below, and click to learn more about our offerings.
Most nursing degree programs have specific admission application deadlines. You are welcome to submit the online application before the dates listed below. The undergraduate, MSN and DNP admissions committees start reviewing files after the set deadlines.
The PhD in Nursing committee will start to review applications before the December deadline.
November 1 (Early Action deadline)
January 1 (regular deadline)
RN-BSN & Undergraduate Transfer
Master's Entry: Clinical Nurse Leader
Specialty MSN, Certificate &
Doctor of Nusing Practice (DNP)
PhD in Nursing
The Assistant Dean for Admissions & Financial Aid hosts weekly sessions in the Admissions & Student Services chatroom each semester. The dates/times for these are posted on the chatroom login page. Pop in and learn more about the undergraduate or graduate programs, the admissions requirements, financial aid, career prospects, or anything that is on your mind.
Clay Hysell, Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid, will host these chats most Monday and Tuesday evenings from 8-9 p.m. Eastern time. Undergraduate applicants are encouraged to attend the Monday chats, and graduate applicants are welcome on the Tuesday chats.
Representatives of the Office of Admissions & Student Services attend conferences, and visit area hospitals, colleges, and universities to provide information about our academic programs. Please contact Clay Hysell at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about his prospective travel, or say hello at any of the following events.January 25 Virginia Student Nurse Association Virginia Beach, VA
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