Admissions & Application

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Timeline for Admission


  1. Complete an application for admission to St. Ambrose University (SAU) and request transcripts be sent to SAU.  Acceptance to St. Ambrose University is required in order to be considered for the nursing program.
  2. Complete an application for admission to the Department of Nursing.
  • Fall semester admission - apply August 1 through December 1
  • Spring semester admission - apply March 1 through July 1

Admission decisions

By January 15 for fall and July 15 for spring, the Nursing Department Admission and Progression Committee will determine the applicants that will be accepted into the nursing major.

Early Decision Placement

Please check eligibility criteria on the Early Decision Placement page. Applications will be accepted from through December 1.