16 Month Second Degree Bachelor of Science Nursing - Admissions Process

Applications will be available starting January 15 and are due by March 1. Applications will be reviewed in March and select candidates may be asked to interview in April.

On the apply to Purdue page select "Nursing Second Degree Application".  Once you begin the application process select "2018 Second-Degree Accelerated Nursing" as your application type.

The applicant is responsible for verifying all materials have been submitted electronically. Incomplete applications will not be considered for admission. Address any questions to (765) 494-4042.

Completed electronic application includes:

  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools (transcripts must be reviewed by a School of Nursing advisor prior to being considered for admission)
  • 2 letters of Recommendation
  • Resumé or curriculum vita
  • Essay (300-500 words)
  • TOFEL, if applicable


The School of Nursing Admission Committee will review each application carefully.  Applicants who are successful after an initial review will be required to schedule and take the TEAS Test by April 1.  Applicants will be contacted with information on how to do this and how to submit scores.  After initial screening, chosen candidates will be interviewed.


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