Applying to UVA

Admissions_image ‌Congratulations on your decision to pursue nursing education at UVA!

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 two 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.



More Admissions Info

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

Admissions Chatroom

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.

The admisions team, Clay Hysell and Austin Stajduhar will host these chats most Tuesday  and Thursday evenings from 8-9 p.m. Eastern time.   Undergraduate applicants are encouraged to attend the Thursday chats, and graduate applicants are welcome on the Tuesday chats.

Graduate Admissions & Recruitment Travel

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 for more information about his prospective travel, or say hello at any of the following events.

November 6-8 Virginia EMS Symposium Norfolk, VA
December 2 Pediatric Health Update Roanoke, VA
February 7, 2015 Virginia Nursing Student Association Charlottesville, VA