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Nursing Application

How to Apply to a DU Nursing Program

Davenport University offers a variety of nursing programs. Entry into each program is competitive and each one has specific admissions criteria. Your admissions representative is available to assist you in completing the application for our Nursing Program. Connect with Davenport University Admissions representative or email

*Note:  Great Lakes Bay (GLB) Practical Nursing applicants please contact a Davenport University Admissions Representative at before completing the nursing application.  

Step I -

Review the admissions criteria listed for your designated program.

If you are new to DU, please apply for admission to the University first.  Current DU students may proceed to Step ll.


Please note that for consideration into our nursing program, a minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

Official Transcripts must be sent from your school(s) directly to the Davenport University Registrar at or by mail.

Davenport University Registrar

6191 Kraft Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI  49512 

Step II -

Complete Nursing application specific for your designated program.

The following applications are available through NursingCAS:

  • BSN Pre-Licensure, High School Direct Admit Program (Grand Rapids - Lettinga, Great Lakes Bay - Midland, Lansing and Warren)
  • BSN Pre-Licensure, BSN (Grand Rapids - Lettinga, Great Lakes Bay - Midland, Lansing and Warren)
  • PN Program, High School Direct Admit Program  (Warren)
  • PN Program, PN (Warren)
  • MSN: Generalist/Family Nurse Practitioner Program (On-line)

Items needed for NursingCAS:

  • Contact information for two professional references (forms will be emailed)
  • Professional statements
  • Davenport student ID number

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 * All required forms are included in NursingCAS. 


BSN Completion and Concurrent program applicants apply using the paper application below.

NursingCAS is not used for the  BSN  Completion and Concurrent programs. Please print the paper application below and follow the instructions listed on page 1 of the application. All paper applications must be mailed to the registrar's office for processing.

BSN Completion Application

 BSN Concurrent Program - ADN enrolled- Paper Application


 * All required forms are included in the paper application packet above.

Step III -


TEAS scores will upload from ATI to the DU Registrar upon completion of the exam at a DU testing site.  Students that test elsewhere will send official transcripts to the DU Registrar via ATI.

Deadline for Nursing Application Materials

BSN Completion

BSN Concurrent

Rolling admissions. (Accepted throughout the year.)

Rolling admissions. (Accepted throughout the year.)

BSN Pre-Licensure

Winter 2021 - W.A. Lettinga Campus Only-

Application on NURS CAS is open

Fall 2020

Apply early for our competitive programs.

Practical Nurse (PN) diploma and High School Direct Admit

Fall 2019

Admission deadline is August 1st

Fall 2020

Friday, November 1, 2019 - early admission review
Friday, February 7, 2020 - regular admission review
Late admission review (if seats available)


Additional program NOTES:

  • Only complete applications will be reviewed by the Nursing Admissions Committee. Decisions made by the Committee are final.
  • Students will be asked to complete a criminal background check, after acceptance in the program. This will take place in your first semester. The policies, procedures and form related to the criminal background check are displayed in the COHP Appendix A-4.