How to Apply

Below is a step-by-step guide on how to apply to Purdue University’s online graduate programs. If you are interested in applying for an undergraduate program or registering for a professional development program, please visit the specific program’s webpage. 

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The Graduate School Application is completely online, making it an easy process to upload documents and save your progress as you go.  

You can apply to up to three graduate programs. If your intended program is offered in an online (distance) format, it is listed under the West Lafayette/Main Campus. 

Paying the application fee is the final step to ensure your application is submitted. 

Ready to apply? Visit the application page to get started. Click on the Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning (VNDL) link to get started.

Don’t wait until it’s too late to apply: Prepare to submit early and be mindful of the deadline to ensure your specific online graduate program application is processed on time. Application deadlines differ for undergraduate residential programs. 

Undergraduate program deadlines supported by Purdue University Online (VNDL):

Spring: November 1
Summer: April 1
Fall: June 1

Need Extra Help?  

Do you have a question about a specific document for your graduate application? Do you need assistance in completing the Graduate School application? Are you unsure if you meet all of the admission qualifications for your intended graduate program? Schedule an appointment with an Online Graduate Program Enrollment Counselor or email to get the answers to all of your online graduate application questions.  

Have a question about your undergraduate application for the Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning (VNDL) program? Visit the admissions page for more information.