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Nursing Application

How to Apply to a DU Nursing Program

Davenport University offers three nursing programs. Entry into each program is competitive and each one has specific admissions criteria. For assistance in completing the application process, contact a Davenport University Admissions representative or email

Step I

Review the admissions criteria listed in the application form. If you are new to DU, please apply for admission to the University first. 

Current DU students may proceed as follows:

Step II

Complete the NursingCAS application beginning August 25, 2016.

Applications Open on NursingCAS:

NursingCAS will not be used for the BSN Concurrent Programs. Paper applications will remain for this program ONLY.


* All required forms are included in the application process on NursingCAS.

Step III

Request official transcripts be sent directly to nursingcas.

Step IV

Submit DU application and NursingCAS application prior to application deadline.

Deadline for Nursing Application Materials
RN-Bachelor's Degree Completion Accepted throughout the year
BSN Pre-Licensure October 28, 2016 for early admission
January 27, 2017 for regular admission
Practical Nurse (PN) diploma October 28, 2016 for early admission
May 6, 2017 for regular admission

Step V

Register for and complete a ATI TEAS/TEAS V examination. 


  • Only complete applications will be reviewed by the Nursing Admissions Committee. Decisions made by the Committee are final.
  • HLTH101/101S - Introduction to Health Careers must be completed prior to any clinical experience. A criminal background check (CBC) and drug screening (DS) are required components of this course. 
  • If you have been convicted of a felony or certain misdemeanors, this may preclude you from continuing in the program or participating as a student in some clinical sites. In addition, you may not be allowed to take the NCLEX examination (state board licensing exam).