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To complete the application process for our programs, we require students to confirm that they have carefully read and understand all detailed information on required prerequisites, fees, and application deadlines. If you have not already done so, please visit our Application Procedures page to learn what is involved the process of applying for Denver College of Nursing Programs. Please only apply to one program.

  1. Review all application deadlines and start dates. Please only apply during the appropriate period for your desired start date.
  2. Do not start an application until you have all information and documentation ready to submit as it cannot be saved. Once your application has been submitted, it will no longer be available to view or edit.
  3. You will receive a confirmation that your application was received via email within one week of submission.
  4. Complete the application on a desktop or laptop computer. Please do not use a cellphone.
  5. Proof of enrollment in any outstanding prerequisites must be submitted at the time of application. All prerequisites must be completed by the start date but can be in progress at the time of application.

Note: Background checks and Immunization records DO NOT have to be included in the initial application package. Deadlines for these items will be discussed with an admission representative during the chosen applicants’ interview.

To continue, please confirm by reviewing the terms below.  You must confirm the follwing to begin the application process.

  • I have read and understand all procedures required to apply for DCN programs.
  • I have the necessary documentation ready to submit.

If you confirm the items above, please click on the links below to apply online.

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Click Here To Begin Your Application for our Denver Campus

Associate Degree in Nursing - Denver Campus

Applications Accepted: 9/1/2022 – 12/1/2022
Start Date: April 3, 2023
Class Location: On Campus

  • Submit from March 1 through June 1 for the following October start
  • Submit from September 1 through December 1 for the following April start.
  • A non-refundable fee of $100 is required to complete this application.

All Denver ADN and BSN applicants will be notified by email (Note: Make sure your email will allow any email from a denvercollegeofnursing.edu address) approximately six weeks after the closing date of the application deadline. Applicants that are chosen to continue the application process must set up a future appointment within ten days of being contacted by DCN with their assigned Admission Representative. Applicants that are chosen to continue the application process are not automatically accepted into the program. Applicants must meet all application requirements (successful passing score on entrance examination etc.) before being accepted. Entrance testing (for those without a prior bachelor’s degree) will take place after the applicant’s interview.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Denver Campus

Applications Accepted: 8/15/2022 – 10/1/2022
Start Date: April 3, 2023
Class Location: On Campus

Note: Please use the correct of two applications listed below.

BSN Applicant with 56 semester hours of prerequisites without a prior Bachelor's degree:
BSN Applicant that has or will have a prior Bachelor’s degree and prerequisites before start date :
  • Submit from November 15 through January 1 for the following July start
  • Submit from February 15 through April 1 for the following October start
  • Submit from May 15 through July 1 for the following January start
  • Submit from August 15 through October 1 for the following April start
  • A non-refundable fee of $100 is required to complete this application. 

All Denver ADN and BSN applicants will be notified by email (Note: Make sure your email will allow any email from a denvercollegeofnursing.edu address) approximately six weeks after the closing date of the application deadline. Applicants that are chosen to continue the application process must set up a future appointment within ten days of being contacted by DCN with their assigned Admission Representative. Applicants that are chosen to continue the application process are not automatically accepted into the program. Applicants must meet all application requirements (successful passing score on entrance examination etc.) before being accepted. Entrance testing (for those without a prior bachelor’s degree) will take place after the applicant’s interview.

Click Here To Begin Your Application for our Houston Campus

Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Houston Campus

Applications Accepted: 7/15/2022 – 12/1/2022
Start Date: January 3, 2023
Class Location: Onsite at Houston Campus

Note: Please use the correct of two applications listed below.

BSN Applicant with 56 semester hours of prerequisites without a prior Bachelor's degree:
BSN Applicant that has or will have a prior Bachelor’s degree and prerequisites before start date :
  • A non-refundable fee of $100 is required to complete this application. 

All applicants will be notified by email (Note: Make sure your email will allow any email from a denvercollegeofnursing.edu address). Applicants that are chosen to continue the application process must set up a future appointment within ten days of being contacted by DCN. Applicants that are chosen to continue the application process are not automatically accepted into the program. Applicants must meet all application requirements (successful passing score on entrance examination etc.) before being accepted. Entrance testing (for those without a prior bachelor’s degree) will take place after the applicant’s interview.

Click Here To Begin Your Application for Online Programs

Applications are accepted through the year. There are four term starts per year. Terms begin the first week of January, April, July and October. All applications and enrollment packets must be complete 14 days prior to your first term start date. 
(Please contact the Online Admissions Representative regarding any requests for deadline extensions.)