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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.


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Open Seats


Bellarmine University

The highly acclaimed Bellarmine University Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program still has a few open seats for May 2017. We offer a 12-month, fast-paced intensive nursing program with over 750 hours of clinical experience. Get a great job quickly thanks to our high NCLEX pass rates, eager employers and outstanding reputation. Small class sizes and specialty clinical experiences in critical care, trauma, ER, mother-baby, pediatrics, community public health, psychiatric mental health and nursing leadership/management set Bellarmine nurses apart.

Limited FREE summer housing available on our beautiful campus in the heart of Louisville, perennially ranked one of America’s most livable cities. Apply now through your NursingCAS profile. Get more information now at, or contact Julie Armstrong-Binnix for advising at or 502-272-8364.

Harding University

Harding University has open seats for Fall 2017 admission in our Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN) program. Application deadline for Fall admission is 3/3/2017, but seats may be filled on a first come basis. Please call our office at 501-279-4859 to speak with Dr. Dona Clarin or Ms. Molly Rummel for further information. You may also access additional information at:

Harding University Carr College of Nursing offers a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with a family nurse practitioner (FNP) track. The curriculum is 45 semester credit hours. Clinical practicum experiences are designed to expose students to a variety of patients across the life-span. Full (5 semesters) and part-time (8 semesters) options are available. A Second Masters (eligible for Federal Financial Aid) and a Post Masters Certificate (Not eligible for Federal Financial Aid, but private loan options may be available) are also available.

The program is primarily delivered in an online format. On Campus experiences are also required ~ once each semester for 3-5 days.

Keiser University

Keiser University’s traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree prepares students to provide compassionate, patient-centered and culturally competent nursing care. While utilizing the most current healthcare technologies, graduates practice in partnership with patients, and as members and leaders of interprofessional healthcare teams. Using evidence-based knowledge and skills related to wellness, health promotion, disease management, and end-of-life care, they are well prepared to improve healthcare outcomes for individuals, families, groups and communities in a variety of settings. Successful completion of the program qualifies graduates to sit for the NCLEX-RN licensing exam. All Keiser University BSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

The Flagship campus located in West Palm Beach, Florida still has availability in our program for Fall 2017 term. If you want to learn more about our program, contact Flagship admissions at 866-944-3456. To learn more about program prerequisites and outline visit us online at

Roseman University of Health Sciences-Nevada

Greetings from Roseman University of Health Sciences!

Roseman University of Health Sciences has two campuses that offer nursing programs. Our home campus is located outside the Las Vegas Valley in Henderson, NV. Our sister campus it located just 20 minutes south of Salt Lake City, UT. Roseman University offers an 18-month Bachelor of Science in Nursing program designed to prepare students for entry level registered nurse positions in a variety of health care environments. Graduates will use critical thinking skills for effective problem solving, decision making, and independent judgment to provide culturally competent and developmentally appropriate care in the practice of nursing and to function as a member of a health care team.

We are currently accepting applications for the following program offerings:

18-month BSN Program Henderson, NV- (Cohort begins August 2017, 48 spots available)
18-Month BSN Program South Jordan Utah- (Cohort begins August 2017, 48 spots available)


For more information about our program visit our site at For an advising session please contact Erik Dillon at 702-968-2075 or send unofficial transcripts to Be sure to indicate your campus of interest in the email.

Saint Mary’s College-Indiana

Saint Mary’s College – Post-BSN to DNP

We are accepting applications for fall 2017 admission to the Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) program through June 15. The DNP curriculum is offered in a hybrid format that blends online components and three practice immersion experiences per year. With just 2-3 courses per term, you can remain active in the workforce, applying what you learn in the virtual classroom to your practice environment.
Program Highlights
• Small class size
• Accessible faculty
• Completion of clinical work in your hometown
• Designed with the practicing nurse in mind
• No GRE required
• No prior work experience required
• No tuition increase from term to term
• Courses on practice innovation, social entrepreneurship, evidence based practice, and data analytics
*Learn more about our Post-BSN to DNP program*<>.
You may also contact Melissa Fruscione directly at (574) 284-5098.

 deadline-extDeadline Extensions


University of Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati is pleased to announce that the following Online MSN programs have extended the application deadline to March 1, 2017:

  • Adult-Gero Primary Care NP
  • Family NP
  • Nurse Midwifery & Women’s Health NP

We look forward to reviewing your application!

Virginia Commonwealth University

The application deadlines for fall 2017 entry to the following doctoral programs at Virginia Commonwealth University have been extended to March 15, 2017:

  • DNP
  • PhD