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Application Deadlines

We use a deadline-driven process for our academic programs. Please see below for information related to our Doctoral, Master’s, and Accelerated programs. For traditional BSN applicants, please visit the University’s undergraduate checklist page for application deadline information. 

MSN, Post-Graduate APRN Certificate, and Certificate Programs Schedule

Please note: Full-time option not available for every term or every program.
Applications must be submitted by the Application Deadline date.

 

 

Full-Time
Application
Open

Full-Time
Application Deadline
Part-Time
Application
Open
Part-Time
Application Deadline
Latest Decision Notification
Spring 2022 N/A N/A

July 1, 2021

October 15, 2021

mid-December

Summer 2022

 

July 1, 2021

November 1, 2021

July 1, 2021

March 15, 2022

 

Full-time Summer start: mid-February

Part-time Summer start late-April

Fall 2022 July 1, 2021 November 1, 2021 July 1, 2021 March 15, 2022

Full-time Fall start: mid-March

Part-time Fall start: mid-May

Non-Degree N/A N/A July 1, 2021 May 1, 2022

Within 2 weeks after  completed application

Submatriculation (Current Penn BSN or ABSN students only)

Submatriculation Admissions Information

Please note: Applications must be submitted by the Application Deadline Date.


Application
Open


Application Deadline

 

Latest Decision Notification

Traditional BSN seniors

July 1, 2021 November 1, 2021

mid-December

Traditional BSN juniors and ABSN students

July 1, 2021

April 1, 2022

mid-April

Doctoral Programs Schedule

Please note: Applications must be submitted by the Application Deadline date.

 

 


Application
Open


Application Deadline

 

Latest Decision Notification

PhD Program
Fall 2022

July 1, 2021 December 1, 2021

mid-February

Nurse Anesthesia DNP
Summer 2023

July 1, 2021

November 1, 2021

late-April

Post Master’s DNP
Fall 2022

July 1, 2021

November 1, 2021

mid-February

Executive Leadership DNP
Fall 2022

July 1, 2021

November 1, 2021

mid-February

 Accelerated Options Schedule

Please note: Applications must be submitted by the Application Deadline date.

 

Summer 2022


Application
Open

Priority
Application Deadline

Priority
Latest Decision Notification

Regular Application Deadline

Regular
Latest Decision
Notification

BSN Second Degree August 2, 2021 October 15, 2021 early-January December 1, 2021

early-March

BSN-MSN August 2, 2021 October 15, 2021 early-January December 1, 2021 early-March
BSN-PhD (Hillman Scholars) August 2, 2021 October 15, 2021 early-January December 1, 2021 early-March

 Dates subject to change without notice.                                                         

MSN Programs Application Requirements