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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 info@davenport.edu.

*Note:  Great Lakes Bay (GLB) Practical Nursing applicants please contact a Davenport University Admissions Representative at info@davenport.edu 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 electronictranscripts@davenport.edu 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 campus only-Closed for Fall 2021 admissions,)  Great Lakes Bay - Midland, Lansing and Warren)
  • BSN Pre-Licensure, BSN (Grand Rapids- Lettinga campus only-Closed for Fall 2021 admissions) , 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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 NURSINGCAS

 * 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 -

REGISTER FOR AND COMPLETE ATI TEAS EXAMINATION. 

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

  • Grand Rapids
  • Warren
  • Great Lakes Bay
  • Lansing

Early Admission: November 12, 2021

Regular Admission: February 11, 2022

Next Admission March 18, 2022

Next Admission May 20, 2022

Next Admission July 1, 2022

 

BSN Pre-Licensure (PL)

High School Direct Admit-Grand Rapids Lettinga

Fall 2022 Program Start

 One deadline: November 12, 2021
 

BSN Pre-Licensure (PL)

High School Direct Admit-Great Lakes Bay, Lansing, Warren

Fall 2022 Program Start

 One deadline: November 12, 2021

BSN Pre-Licensure (PL)

Winter 2022 Program Start Grand Rapids Only

November 3, 2021

BSN Pre-Licensure (PL)

Winter 2023 Program Start Grand Rapids Only

(Application opens April 1, 2022)

Early Admission: June 3, 2022

Regular Admission: August 5, 2022

Practical Nursing Program

Fall 2022 Program Start

Early Admission: November 12, 2021

Regular Admission: February 11, 2022

Next Admission March 18, 2022

Next Admission May 20, 2022

Next Admission July 1, 2022

Master’s of Nursing Program

Fall 2022 Program Start

 

Rolling Admissions. Applicants are reviewed monthly on a first-come-first served basis

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.