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Associate Degree Nursing Admission & Selection

Welcome Students

A limited number of students are accepted into WSU’s Associate Degree Nursing Program (ADN) each year.

This enables WSU to provide the quality clinical experience and skill set this growing field requires.

How to Apply?

You should print and read the applicant checklist before completing the application.

Take the following steps to apply to the ADN Program:

Final Application deadline is February 1, 2019 for the Fall 2019 admissions cycle

Application Assistance is available through the Office of Admissions Advisement, 801-626-6136 or

It is critical that all parts of the application process be completed and submitted. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Admission Requirements

You must complete the prerequisite classes needed for the ADN Program at the time of application to count in the applicant ranking for that admissions cohort.

All prerequisite courses must be completed prior to beginning the nursing program.

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

Applicant Resources

Application Deadlines

Fall semester

Early consideration: January 15
Final deadline: February 1

Spring semester

Early consideration: August 15
Final deadline: August 31 

Application Review

Applications are reviewed by the Annie Taylor Dee School of Nursing Admissions and Advancement Committee.

A point system is used to facilitate candidate selection. Applications received by January 15/August 15 will earn extra points. Support courses are evaluated, but points will not be awarded for courses in progress during the semester applications are received.

Admitted high school applicants will be required to attend a summer semester to complete the prerequisite courses.

Selection Notification

Students are notified of acceptance into the program by April 15 (fall semester) and by October 15 (spring semester).


Contact the Health Professions Admissions Office at 801-626-6136 or