How to Apply

Below are links to our online applications for all our nursing Graduate Degree, Post Master's Certificate, Second Degree and campus-based RN to BSN Programs.  Applications are specific to either degree or certicate and specific time period.  Please feel free to contact the administrative offices of the program of interest with any questions or issues.

Starting Your Application

To start your application, locate your program of interest (either a degree program or certificate program) and proposed term of entry below and follow the link to the online application specific to your program of interest and proposed semester of entry. If noted, each "APPLY NOW" button takes you to an application that is program-specific for degree or certificate and time period. PLEASE SELECT YOUR LINK CAREFULLY. 

Continuing Your Application or Checking your Application Status

  • Continue Your Application - You can enter the self-service portal where you can continue an already-started application.
  • Check Your Application Status - You can enter the self-service portal where you can check on the status of a submitted application.

Forgot Your Password?

Use this link and click the ‘Forgot your password?’ button to continue or change an already-started application. If you have questions, please contact the administrative offices of the program of interest.

Attention Minnesota Applicants: Villanova University is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

Graduate Program - MSN DEGREE APPLICATION LINKS

MSN DEGREE Programs ATTENTION: If you already started an Application and would like to continue its completion or check your status, click here to log back into the Application.
MSN Degrees: Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Family NursePractitioner, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Education and Health Care Administration

MSN Degree - APPLY NOW

Nurse Anesthesia Degree Applicants:
* USE LINKS LISTED BELOW
. *

  Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018
 MSN DEGREE - NURSE ANESTHESIA ONLY
MSN NA Degree
Fall 2016
APPLY NOW
MSN NA Degree
Fall 2017
APPLY NOW
MSN NA Degree
Fall 2018
APPLY NOW

Graduate Program - POST MASTER'S CERTIFICATE APPLICATION LINKS

Post Master's Certificate Programs
ATTENTION: If you already started an Application and would like to continue its completion or check your status,click here to log back into the Application.
Post Master's Certificates: Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Education and Health Care Administration

Post Master's Certificate - APPLY NOW

Nurse Anesthesia Post Master Certificate Applicants:
* USE LINKS LISTED BELOW. *

  Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018
Post Master's Certificate - NURSE ANESTHESIA ONLY
PM NA Certificate
Fall 2016
APPLY NOW
PM NA Certificate
Fall 2017
APPLY NOW
PM NA Certificate
Fall 2018
APPLY NOW

Doctoral Programs

Doctoral Programs                                                                  
Summer 2014 Summer 2015 Summer 2016
PhD in Nursing
Closed Closed
PhD 2016
Apply Now
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Closed DNP 2015
Apply Now
DNP 2016
Apply Now

Attention High School Students and Transfer Students: If you are applying to our Traditional Nursing Undergraduate Program, you must fill out Villanova University's Common Application. Click here to go the University Admission site for an overview and access to the Common Application.

Undergraduate Program - Second Degree Options

Second Degree Programs - For students who
already have a Bachelor's Degree in another discipline.                                     
Summer 2015 Fall 2015 Summer 2016
BSNExpress Program for College Graduates
Closed NA BSNExpress
APPLY NOW
Alternate Sequence Curriculum for College Graduates
Alternate Sequence
APPLY NOW
NA NA

RN to BSN Online Program for RNs

Attention: If you are interested in Villanova's ONLINE, fast-paced RN to BSN Program, please click here to learn more and to apply to the ONLINE program