School of Nursing

Admissions Dates

School of Nursing Group

St. Luke's School of Nursing now offers two options: a Day option and an Evening/Weekend option! Please see below for specific start dates.

In odd-numbered years, the Day option starts in January and August/September. In even-numbered years, the Day option starts in April/May.

In odd-numbered years, the Evening/weekend option starts in April. In even-numbered years, the Day option starts in in January and August/September.

Application deadlines:

  • Applicants may be admitted on a rolling basis, but two admission deadlines are available to applicants.
  • The first, earlier deadline is considered the priority deadline. Applicants must submit all required application items by the first deadline, and may be accepted into the program sooner than the date final admission decisions are communicated. Admissions selects the most competitive applicants for admission committee review.
  • The second deadline is considered the final deadline, and all application items must be submitted by this date. All applicants applying by this date, including applicants not reviewed by the first deadline, will receive an answer by the final admission decisions date.

Start and graduation dates:

  • Approximately 60 – 80 students are admitted every 8 months to the nursing program for the Day option and 60 - 80 students are admitted every 8 months for the Evening/weekend option.
  • The length of program is 20 months.

Orientation and enrollment session dates:

  • Admitted applicants must attend one half-day enrollment session, offered at various times at least two months prior to the start of class. Mandatory enrollment requirements are reviewed.
  • Admitted applicants must attend the New Student Orientation.
Class of 2023 Summer (Evening/Weekend option)

Evening/weekend option starting January 2022  (Class of 2023 Summer), please download this application packet

Classes start
January 3, 2022

Graduation
August 2023

First (Priority) Deadline for all application items
June 1, 2021

All applications must be submitted online on or prior to September 13th, 2021 to be considered for the October 1st, 2021 deadline.

Second Deadline for all application items
October 1, 2021

Final admission decisions communicated
October 25, 2021 (Subject to change)

If admitted to the program, applicants are required to attend the following:

  • One half-day enrollment session:
    • Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 6pm
    • Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 6pm
    • Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 6pm
  • New student Orientation:
    • December 15: 6pm - 9pm

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Class of 2023 Fall (Day option)

Day option starting May 2022 (The class of 2023 Fall)

Please download this packet for information on the Class of 2023 Fall. 

Classes start
Monday, May 2, 2022
*Students applying for this entry period must complete all prerequisites by the Fall 2021 semester at a traditional college/university, or by April 10, 2022 through PortageLearning.com or accelerated semesters. Students cannot be enrolled in another college/university during the Spring 2020 15-week semester.

Graduation
December 2023

First (Priority) Deadline for all application items
October 1, 2021

Second Deadline for all application items
February 1, 2022 (postmarked)

Final admission decisions communicated
February 21, 2022

If admitted to the program, applicants are required to attend the following:

  • One half-day enrollment session:
    • March 1, 2022 at 3p (tentative)
    • March 2, 2022 at 2:30p (tentative)
    • March 7, 2022 at 2:00p (tentative)
    • March 9, 2020 at 3p (tentative)
  • New student Orientation:
    • April 26, 2022 (tentative)

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Class of 2024 Spring (Evening/Weekend option)

Evening/Weekend option starting August 2022 (the Class of 2024 - Spring)

Classes start

August 30, 2022

Graduation

April 2024

First (Priority) Deadline for all application items

February 1, 2022

Final Deadline for all application items

June 1, 2022

Final admission decisions communicated

June 15, 2022

If admitted to the program, students are required to attend the following:

Enrollment sessions:

Tuesday, July 5, Wednesday, July 6, and Thursday, July 7: 6p - 10p (accepted students are required to attend one session)

Mandatory New Student Orientation:

Both August 23 and 25, 2022 (tentative): 6pm - 10pm

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Class of 2024 Summer (Day option)

Day option starting January 2023 (the Class of 2024 Summer)

Classes start
January 2, 2023

Graduation
August 2024

Applicants are encouraged to send all items in well before the final deadline!

Final Deadline for all application items
October 1, 2022

Final admission decisions communicated
October 21, 2022

If admitted to the program, applicants are required to attend the following:

  • One half-day enrollment session:
    • October 26, 2022 at 3p (tentative)
    • October 27, 2022 at 1p (tentative)
    • November 2, 2022 at 3p (tentative)
    • November 3, 2022 at 2p (tentative)
  • New student Orientation:
    • December 14, 2022 (tentative)

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Class of 2024 Fall (Evening/Weekend option)

Evening/weekend option starting April 2023 (The Class of 2024 Fall)

Classes start 
May 1, 2023 
*Students applying for this entry period must complete all prerequisites by the Fall 2022 semester at a traditional college/university, or by April 1, 2022 if given approval to completed courses through PortageLearning.com or accelerated semesters. Students cannot be enrolled in another college/university during the Spring 2023 semester.

Graduation 
December 2024

First Deadline for all application items 
October 1, 2022

First deadline admission decisions communicated 
October 22, 2022

Second Deadline for all application items 
February 1, 2023

Final admission decisions communicated 
February 21, 2023

If admitted to the program, applicants are required to attend the following:

  • One half-day enrollment session:
    • February 21, 2023 at 6p (tentative)
    • February 22, 2023 at 6p (tentative)
    • February 23, 2023 at 6p (tentative)
    • March 2, 2023 at 6p (tentative)
  • New student Orientation:
    • April 25 and 27, 2023 (tentative)

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Class of 2025 Spring (Day option)

Day option starting August 2023 (The Class of 2025 Spring)

Classes start
September 5, 2021

Graduation
April 2025

First (Priority) Deadline for all application items
February 1, 2023

Second Deadline for all application items
June 1, 2023

Final admission decisions communicated
June 19, 2023

If admitted to the program, applicants are required to attend the following:

  • One half-day enrollment session:
    • June 21 at 2pm (tentative)
    • June 22 at 5pm (tentative)
    • June 28 at 3pm (tentative)
    • June 29 at 2pm (tentative)
  • New student Orientation:
    • August 23, 2023 (tentative)

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