Upcoming Application Deadlines

Admission deadlines for undergraduate, Master's, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Doctor of Philosophy

Due to extenuating circumstances caused by the ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic, some application deadlines for the 2020-2021 academic year have changed. Applications to the DNP and PhD programs now may be submitted through June 1 and will be evaluated on a rolling basis.

Temporary changes are noted in the chart below. Send all official e-transcripts and supporting application documents electronically to Laurie Lapsley at lapsleyl@pitt.edu.

 
Undergraduate Program Application Deadlines
Undergraduate BSN Applicants (high school) Office of Admission and Financial Aid
Internal Transfer Student/Applicants

Spring Term Admission to Freshman Class
   November 1
   Fall Term grades must be evaluated for final determination
Fall Term Admission to Freshman Class
   April 1
   Spring Term grades must be evaluated for final determination

External Transfer Students/Applicants Spring Term Admission to Freshman Class
   November 1
   Fall Term grades must be evaluated for final determination
Fall Term Admission to Freshman Class
   April 1
   Spring Term grades must be evaluated for final determination
Application Process
Accelerated 2nd Degree BSN Applicants Rolling Admissions
Deadlines: February 15 (Fall Term)  / June 1 (Spring Term) / October 1 (Summer Term) 
RN Options-Early Admission to MSN or DNP Applicants Fall Term: August 1
Spring Term: December 1
Summer Term: April 1

 

Master of Science in Nursing
1st Deadline 2nd Deadline 3rd Deadline
Fall Term Admission
June 15
Spring Term Admission
October 1
Summer Term Admission
March 1
  The application deadline for International applicants:
  February 15 (Fall Term) 

 :

Doctor of Nursing Practice 1st Deadline 2nd Deadline
 Nurse Anesthesia BSN to DNP
(Spring Term Admission)
 
February 15
admission decision expected by June 1
International students are advised to apply by this date.
June 1
(decision made by July 30th only for spring term 2021)

May 15
International students are advised to apply by this new date expect admission decision by July 30.
Note: Changes are temporary

Nurse Anesthesia MSN to DNP February 15 
admission decision expected by June 1
International students are advised to apply by this date.

June 1
(decision made by July 30th only for fall term 2020)

May 15
International students are advised to apply by this new date expect admission decision by July 30.
Note: Changes are temporary

DNP, all other majors February 15
admission decision expected by June 1
International students are advised to apply by this date.

June 1
(decision made by July 30th only for fall term 2020)

May 15
International students are advised to apply by this new date expect admission decision by July 30.
Note: Changes are temporary

Doctor of Philosophy  1st Deadline 2nd Deadline
PhD February 1
admission decision expected by June 1

June 1
(decision made by July 30th only for fall term 2020)

May 15
International students are advised to apply by this new date expect admission decision by July 30.
Note: Changes are temporary

Certificate Programs
 
Fall Term: August 1
Spring Term: December 1
Summer Term: April 1
 
None
Non-Degree Seeking 
(Fall, Spring, & Summer Term Admissions)
1 week prior to term (Academic Calendar)
 
None

All Admission materials MUST be submitted to Student Affairs & Alumni Relations Office by the due date. Failure to do so may cause a time delay in processing your application.

For Part Time Study:

  • Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Specialty Roles admit part-time students only in the Fall Term.  Completed application must be received by the deadlines posted above for Fall Term admission (earlier is preferable).