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Open Seats One of the benefits of NursingCAS is to provide notifications to applicants about programs that have available space. Did you know that more than 14,000 seats go unfilled annually? Review the listing below to determine if you would like to apply to one of these programs.

Deadline Extensions Programs often extend their deadlines in order to allow applicants more time to complete the admissions process. Review the list below to see if any programs you are interested in have extended their deadline

New Programs New programs are added to NursingCAS frequently so in order to help you discover and learn about new offerings please review the updated list below.

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Barry University

Our BSN programs are now enrolling for 2018:

Traditional BSN:

  • Experience clinicals at top notch hospitals
  • Attractive tuition discounts are available

Accelerated BSN:

  • Ideal for the second-degree seeking student who wants to achieve a nursing degree
  • This highly concentrated, full-time program, can be completed in 4 semesters


  • Enjoy the convenience of a 100% online program
  • Complete the program in only 4 semesters
  • Manageable $12,000 flat tuition

Fully accredited by CCNE.

Belmont University

Belmont’s graduate nursing programs – the BSN-to-DNP for Family Nurse Practice (FNP), the MSN-to-DNP, the MSN for Family Nurse Practice (FNP), and post graduate APRN for Family Nurse Practice – all have open seats for Fall 2018.

Harding University

Harding University Carr College of Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner Program has open seats for Fall 2018 admission. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2018, but completed applications will be reviewed once received.

Harding’s FNP program is a primarily online program, but also has required on campus time once a semester. During on campus, students will review physical examination skills, office procedures, as well as become acquainted with the faculty and peers.

Please call Dr. Dona Clarin at 501-279-4809 to discuss the program or any questions you might have about becoming a nurse practitioner.

I look forward to hearing from you!

Dr. Clarin

Oregon Health & Science University

Our Nurse Anesthesia application cycle is about to wrap up! The application deadline is Wednesday, December 20, 2017. Please make sure your application is submitted by the deadline and that your transcripts have already been requested and sent to NursingCAS.

Please contact the Office of Admissions if you have any additional questions: 503-494-7725

We look forward to reviewing your application. Best of luck!

University of Miami

Up to $30,000 of tuition support is available through the Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) for the MSN Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner or the MSN Family Nurse Practitioner program for the Fall 2018 term. The SDS is meant to promote diversity among the health professions and, more specifically, the nursing workforce. To qualify you must meet the following requirements:

  1. earn a BSN degree prior to matriculation
  2. agree to maintain full-time enrollment throughout their academic program
  3. are from a disadvantaged background and/or have financial need
  4. are a “U.S. citizen or non-citizen national, or foreign national with permanent residence in the United States …Individuals on temporary student visas are not eligible under this funding opportunity”

Students who meet these criteria are encouraged to review the SDS scholarship announcement, download and complete the SDS application, and upload in the “Documents” tab under “Other.” Students must also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) when they submit their NursingCAS application to be considered for the SDS. Submit your application early to not only have your file reviewed immediately, but to also be considered for this scholarship. We’ve been able to award over 20 scholarships in each semester over the past two years!

If you have any questions regarding the application process or the SDS, please contact our admission personnel at (305)284-4325 or

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Nursing has open seats for Fall 2018 admission in Accelerated BSN, RN to BSN, DNP, RNFA, Post-graduate AGACNP Certificate, DNP/PhD Dual Degree, and PhD in Nursing programs. The deadline is approaching on January 15, 2018 (PhD program is on February 1, 2018). We look forward to reviewing your application.

Please visit our website for additional details regarding program details, admission requirements, curriculum, and scholarships.

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Please note that NursingCAS Customer Service will be closed on December 25th and January 1st. You will still be able to access your application.