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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
Thank you for your interest in the School of Nursing. We host general information sessions about the undergraduate and graduate programs throughout the year. These sessions provide information on the school's academic programs, admissions requirements, and financial aid along with break-out sessions with faculty and students. A tour of the nursing school is also conducted. These information sessions are held in the Claude Moore Nursing Education Building - click here for parking information and directions.
Note that parking is free after 5:00pm on weekdays or all day weekends in the McLeod Hall garage. We encourage visitors to park in the McLeod Garage for the information sessions. Parking at the UVA Medical Center garage is for patients only. Parking is available at the Central Grounds Parking Garage (but plan on a 15-20 minutes to walk from the Central Grounds Parking Garage to the School of Nursing).
The Information Sessions will be held on the ground floor of the Claude Moore Nursing Education Building on the following dates. Please click here to RSVP.
The next sessions will be held on the following dates:
Time & LocationSaturday, June 8 9am-12pm, Claude Moore Nursing Education Building
In addition, for those looking for more specialized information about specific programs, the Internal Transfer, RN to BSN, DNP, and PhD program directors also host information sessions during the academic year about their respective programs. All of these sessions will be held in McLeod Hall. The dates/times for these sessions are:
Internal Transfer Info Sessions (for those who are already UVa students). All sessions will meet in room 1008 of the Claude Moore Nursing Education Building.
Time & LocationFriday, August 30 3:00 p.m.
Doctoral Program Info Session (DNP and PhD) - Please click here to RSVP.
Time & LocationTuesday, September 3 5pm in Lobby of Claude Moore Nursing Education Building
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 email@example.com for more information about his prospective travel, or say hello at any of the following events.May 10 Veterans Administration Medical Center Salem, VA
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