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Important Dates

Fall 2022 Admission

  • Application Opens: 9/1/2021
  • Early Admission Deadline: 11/1/2021
    • Early Admission Decision Notification: 12/15/2021
  • Regular Application Deadline: 1/31/2022
    • Regular Admission Decision Notification: 3/15/2022




General Information

The DNP Program has a two-part application process:

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

Applications for Fall 2022 entry open September 1st. If you would like to be considered for early decision admissions, please submit your completed application by November 1st. Early decision applicants will be notified of acceptance by December 15th. If you do not wish to apply for early decision, your application is due January 31st with applicants being notified of acceptance by March 15th. 

Application Checklist

  • Create and complete the NursingCAS Application
  • Complete the VCU Supplemental Information Application (instructions located in NursingCAS)
  • 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
  • No GRE Required

Required Documents (instructions located in NursingCAS)

  • All documents must be submitted to NursingCAS
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