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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 application cycle - 96 three times a year (288 over the 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.

*Please note that a current CNA or EMT certificate is a prerequisite for the AS Program. See details of application requirements at the link to the Applicant Checklist below:

Take the following steps to apply to the ADN Program:

Summer semester 2024 
Early consideration: December 20, 2023
Final deadline: January 4, 2024

**Please read the Notification in yellow in the next box for the approximate time frame that applicants will be notified of acceptance or not for the Summer 2024 start date (January 8, 2024).

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.

Please note: The AS (RN) program is now 4 straight semesters (16 months). There are no breaks other than the break between semesters. Summer semesters are used and courses will be taught. Please make appropriate plans. This also means that the RN to BSN progession opportunity that is available to all AS (RN) graduates will begin that next semester after the AS (RN) graduation. No breaks. Breaks between semesters only!

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.

Application Deadlines

Fall semester 2024 (Application available mid February 2024)
Early consideration: April 25, 2024
Final deadline: May 9, 2024

Spring semester 2025 (Application available mid June 2024)
Early consideration: August 13, 2024
Final deadline: August 22, 2024

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. Please see the application checklist for further information used in the selection process.

Selection Notification for those that applied for the Spring 2024 admissions cycle!

Notification will come approximately 4 to 6 weeks after the Final Deadline - January 4, 2024 (Approximately February 1 - 22, 2024 for the Summer 2024 start date). Notification will come via email from Please check the email you provided in your application each day beginning February 1 through the 22nd. Check your inbox, spam, and junk folders. Please do not e-mail to find out if you have been admitted or not until the February 1, 2024 date or later. Please note that if you are accepted into the nursing program, you must be admitted to Weber State University and have a W# and WSU Wildcat email address before you can confirm your placement. If you do not have a W# or WSU Wildcat email address by the time acceptance letters go out, you will be unable to submit your program acceptance confirmation, and you will have last priority for choice of clinicals, labs, and course placement.


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

Applicant Resources