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.
  • 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 40 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 2021 Summer (Evening/Weekend option)

Evening/weekend option starting January 2020  (Class of 2021 Summer), please download this packet for more information

Classes start
January 2020

Graduation
August 2021

First (Priority) Deadline for all application items
June 1, 2019

Second Deadline for all application items
October 1, 2019

Final admission decisions communicated
October 22, 2019

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

  • One half-day enrollment session:
    • Tuesday, November 6, 2019 at 6pm
    • Wednesday, November 7, 2019 at 6pm
  • New student Orientation:
    • December 10 and 11, 2019: 6pm - 9pm (tentative)

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Class of 2021 Fall (Day option)

Day option starting April 2020 (The class of 2021 Fall) , please download this packet for more information

Classes start
April 27, 2020
*Students applying for this entry period must complete all prerequisites by the Fall 2019 semester at a traditional college/university, or by April 1, 2020 through PortageLearning.com or accelerated semesters. Students cannot be enrolled in another college/university during the Spring 2020 15-week semester.

Graduation
December 2021

First (Priority) Deadline for all application items
October 1, 2019

Second Deadline for all application items
February 1, 2020 (postmarked)

Final admission decisions communicated
February 21, 2020

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

  • One half-day enrollment session:
    • February 25, 2020 at 1:30p (tentative)
    • February 27, 2020 at 2:30p (tentative)
    • March 3, 2020 at 2:00p (tentative)
    • March 5, 2020 at 12:30p (tentative)
  • New student Orientation:
    • April 22, 2020 (tentative)

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Class of 2022 Spring (Evening/Weekend option)

Evening/Weekend option starting August 2020 (the Class of 2022 - Spring)

Classes start
August 31, 2020

Graduation
April 2022

First (Priority) Deadline for all application items
February 1, 2020

Final Deadline for all application items
June 1, 2020

Final admission decisions communicated
June 21, 2020

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

Enrollment session:

June 30 or July 1: 6p - 10p (accepted students are required to attend one session)

New student orientation:

Tuesday, August 25 and Thursday, August 27: 6pm - 10pm

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Class of 2022 Summer (Day option)

Day option starting January 2021 (the Class of 2022 Summer)

Classes start
January 2021

Graduation
August 2022

First (Priority) Deadline for all application items
June 1, 2020

First deadline decisions communicated 
June 22, 2020

Second Deadline for all application items
October 1, 2020

Final admission decisions communicated
October 21, 2020

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

  • One half-day enrollment session:
    • October 28, 2020 at 3p (tentative)
    • October 29, 2020 at 1p (tentative)
    • November 4, 2020 at 3p (tentative)
    • November 5, 2020 at 2p (tentative)
  • New student Orientation:
    • December 16, 2020 (tentative)

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Class of 2022 Fall (Evening/Weekend option)

Evening/weekend option starting April 2021 (The Class of 2022 Fall)

Classes start 
May 3, 2021 
*Students applying for this entry period must complete all prerequisites by the Fall 2020 semester at a traditional college/university, or by April 1, 2021 through PortageLearning.com or accelerated semesters. Students cannot be enrolled in another college/university during the Spring 2021 semester.

Graduation 
December 2022

First (Priority) Deadline for all application items 
October 1, 2020

Second Deadline for all application items 
February 1, 2021

Final admission decisions communicated 
February 21, 2021

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

  • One half-day enrollment session:
    • February 23, 2021 at 6p (tentative)
    • February 24, 2021 at 6p (tentative)
  • New student Orientation:
    • April 20 and 22, 2021 (tentative)

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Class of 2023 Spring (Day option)

Day option starting September 2021 (The Class of 2023 Spring)

Classes start
September 3, 2021

Graduation
April 2023

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

Second Deadline for all application items
June 1, 2021

Final admission decisions communicated
June 19, 2021

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

  • One half-day enrollment session:
    • June 16 at 3pm (tentative)
    • June 17 at 1pm (tentative)
    • June 23 at 3pm (tentative)
    • June 24 at 1pm (tentative)
  • New student Orientation:
    • August 25, 2021 (tentative)

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