Applying to UVA

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We offer exceptional programs for students who want to become nurses and advanced programs for RNs wishing to take their skills to the next level. The options are many, and the quality exceptional. UVA is ranked the #2 public university in the U.S., while the School of Nursing—among the top three percent of schools in the nation—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.



Fee Waiver Information

Applicants to the graduate programs who believe they may qualify for an application fee waiver should first review the Application Fee Waiver Information and then submit an Application Fee Waiver Request Form.

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For Graduate Nursing Applicants

Admissions Deadlines

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. 


Admission Deadlines




November 1 (Early Action deadline)
January 1 (regular deadline)


 RN-BSN & Undergraduate Transfer

March 1





 Master's Entry: Clinical Nurse Leader

October 1


 Specialty MSN, Certificate &
 Doctor of Nusing Practice (DNP)

November 1


 PhD in Nursing

December 15

Graduate Admissions & Recruitment Travel

Representatives of the School of Nursing's Office of Admissions & Student Services attend conferences, and visit area hospitals, colleges, and universities to provide information about our academic programs. Forthcoming events include:

February 7, 2015 Virginia Nursing Student Association Charlottesville, VA

Notice of Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity

Please see the University of Virginia's Notice of Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity for a listing of appropriate resources as well as contacts for staff, students and others.

The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements. These publications may be found at