Application Procedure & Deadlines for Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (Second-Degree Program)

1. Applicants with a prior bachelor's degree who have completed their nursing prerequisites are eligible for the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Applicants must complete the NursingCAS common application online and submit supplemental application materials by the term deadlines:

Term Date
Summer December 1

2. Applicants must pay a $50 application fee to NursingCAS and a $50 supplemental application fee to Linfield University.

3. International applicants for whom English is a second language must take one of the English language exams listed under the International Student Admission Procedure section and achieve the corresponding minimum score for admission consideration.

4. Students applying for need-based financial aid must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with Linfield's school code of 003198.

School of Nursing Pre-Licensure B.S.N. - Admission Deadlines

Date Event
October 1 Priority filing date for FAFSA
December 1 Application deadline for students applying to transfer to the B.S.N. program from another institution for the summer entry cohort (Summer entry is limited to the Accelerated B.S.N. Program and a prior Bachelor's Degree is required).
March 1 Notification of admission to summer and fall cohorts
April 1 Transfer candidate confirmation reply deadline ($400 matriculation fee due, non-refundable after May 1)
May 10 Final materials deadline for all requirements to be met and final transcripts received for students starting the Accelerated B.S.N. program in the summer semester. Requirements include the completion of all prerequisite courses and compliance documentation.

The nursing major is an upper division major and students may apply for admission after completed specific prerequisites. Requirements can be viewed at