Prospective Students:

Welcome to Our Community of Excellence

You have set your sights on a career in one of the most exciting, rewarding and respected professions in the world. Earning a degree from the University of Arizona College of Nursing will prepare you for challenging roles in health-care administration, nursing education, nursing practice, health-care informatics, health-related public policy, advanced practice nursing or nursing research. Our graduates are enriching and advancing health care around the world as they conduct cutting-edge research, shape public policy, educate the community and deliver skilled, compassionate care to patients of all ages and cultures.


Please visit program pages or review the admission guides to determine what program is right for you.

If You Are Applying to…

Admission Guides and Application Instructions

Next Application Due:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Applications to begin Spring 2017 open July 18, 2016 to Sept. 1, 2016.

Applications to begin Fall 2017 open Nov. 25, 2016 to Feb. 1, 2017.

Master of Science for Entry to the Profession of Nursing (MEPN)Applications to begin Summer 2017 open Sept. 1, 2016 to Jan. 15, 2017.
Master of Science in Nursing Clinical Systems Leadership (RN to MSN)Fall, Spring, Summer Term Admissions
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Specialties: FNP, PNP, AGACNP, PMHNP
Applications to begin Fall 2017 open Sept. 12, 2016 to Dec. 15, 2016.

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Specialty: Nurse AnesthesiaApplications to begin Fall 2017 open July 1, 2016 to Oct. 1, 2016.
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD)
  • A dual DNP/PhD option is available for current students. See advisor for information.
  • When applying to the PhD (via the Graduate College), applicants must select "main campus" from the drop-down menu.
Applications to begin Fall 2017 open Oct. 1, 2016 to Dec. 15, 2016.
Graduate NP Certificate
  • Certificate admissions are dependent upon space availability. Therefore, admission may not be offered every year.

Please contact Graduate Student Services

For more information contact:

Office of Student Affairs
College of Nursing, Room 112
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: 520-626-3808 or 1-800-288-6158