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We are excited to support your nursing journey!

Are you interested in a bachelor's, master's, doctoral, or advanced certificate degree program, or applying to the RN First Assistant Course? Create an account and complete your application in the Application Portal! 

Please note: Registering for a course as a non-matriculated student is a separate process.

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Upcoming Dates & Deadlines

Dec. 1

Non-Matriculated Courses

Register for Spring 2023 non-matriculated courses starting on Dec. 1.

Jan. 2

24-Month Accelerated Bachelor's Program

Application deadline for Summer 2023 semester start

Jan. 15

Master's Programs, Advanced Certificates, DNP programs

Application deadline for Summer 2023 semester start for graduate degree programs. (Except for Nurse Practitioner Master's programs)

How to Apply to the School of Nursing

Need more information? We are here to guide you throughout the application or registration process.

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Apply to a Degree Program

How to submit a complete application to the Admissions Office for UR Nursing degree programs.


Register for a Non-Matriculated Course

How to register for a non-matriculated or online prerequisite course.


Connect with Admissions

Connect with an Admissions Counselor to learn more about our programs or with questions about applying.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Undergraduate & Graduate Degree Programs, Advanced Certificate Programs

Visit Admissions Office
Call (585) 275-2375

Center for Lifelong Learning

Visit Center for Lifelong Learning
Call (585) 275-0446

After you submit your online application, you will be able to access additional information on your Application Portal, which will provide a lot of insight as to the status of your record. You will be able to upload select materials directly in your portal, such as your resume. You will also be able to see whether we have received your materials.

If you have submitted materials that are not listed as received, please reach out to our Admissions Office. It is most helpful for us if you are able to verify where your materials were submitted/mailed, the method of submission, as well as the date they were requested/submitted or any other confirmation information you may have.

No, you do not need to upload all supplemental materials in order to submit your application. We encourage you to submit your application first, and then you may upload additional materials such as resume or transcripts directly in your Application Portal.

Please note, if you are applying to a program that has a deadline, the deadline signifies both the deadline to submit your application, as well as to submit all of your required supplemental materials.

Each of our programs has different deadlines and start dates throughout the year. Find these deadlines and application requirements on the program pages:

No, registering as a non-matriculated student (or a student not currently enrolled in a degree program/advanced certificate program) gives you the opportunity to enroll in courses without being formally admitted to the UR School of Nursing.

However, applicants to the RNFA course must apply through the Application Portal.

Students often enroll in a course as a non-matriculated student to get a feel for the program before officially applying or to complete necessary prerequisite coursework. For more information and courses related to your program of interest please visit the Non-Matriculated Courses & Registration page.

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