Application Procedure & Deadlines for Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (ABSN) and Master's Entry Into Professional Nursing (MEPN)

Applicants with a prior bachelor's degree in a non-nursing area who have completed their nursing prerequisites are eligible for the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program.

  1. Applicants must complete the NursingCAS online application and submit supplemental application materials by the term deadlines:

2. Applicants must pay a $60 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 ABSN - Application Deadlines

Date Event
December 1 Application deadline for students applying to the ABSN program (A prior bachelor's degree in a non-nursing area is required).
March 1 Notification of admission
April 1 Deadline to accept offer of admission ($400 matriculation fee due)
May 10 Final materials deadline for all requirements to be met. Requirements include the completion of all prerequisite courses, conferred degree and compliance documentation.

Further information about the programs can be can be viewed at https://www.linfield.edu/admission/nursing-admission/accelerated-bsn/index.html.

School of Nursing Pre-Licensure Master's Entry Into Professional Nursing (MEPN) - Application Deadlines

Applicants with a prior bachelor's degree in a non-nursing area who have completed their nursing prerequisites are also eligible for the Master's Entry Into Professional Nursing (MEPN). Graduates will earn a Master of Science in Nursing degree (M.S.N.).

  1. Applicants must complete the NursingCAS common application online and submit supplemental application materials by the term deadlines:

2. Applicants must pay a $80 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.

Date Event
June 15 Application deadline for students applying to the MEPN program (A prior bachelor's degree in a non-nursing area is required).
August 1 Eligible candidates will receive an invitation to interview
September 1 Notification of admission decision
October 1 Deadline to accept offer of admission ($400 matriculation fee due)
November 11 Final materials deadline for all requirements to be met. Requirements include the completion of all prerequisite courses, conferred degree and compliance documentation.