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  • Apply to BSN-DNP (FNP or PMHNP)

    Admission occurs in the Spring semester only.

    • FNP applications are accepted from May through mid-September. 
    • PMHNP applications are accepted from May through October.

    Applicants should apply to UIW’s BSN-DNP program through NursingCAS.

    • Visit
    • Click “Apply Here” to initiate your application.
    • Click on “Create Account”
    • Complete the required fields in order to start your application.
    • Select UIW’s program in the “Full Programs List” section of the NursingCAS application.
    • If UIW is the first school you are applying to, you will be charged $70 and if UIW is the second you apply to via NursingCAS then you will be charged $40. You MUST pay this fee to submit your application to UIW.                                                                 

    Important Information concerning Uploading Documents to NursingCAS: You MUST release uploaded documents to be viewed by UIW. To do this:

    • Click “Program Materials”
    • Click “Documents”
    • Uploaded required documents by clicking "Add Document"

    Monitor the Status of Your Application:

    The “View My Notifications” section of the NursingCAS application will include any messages that NursingCAS or a school has sent to you.                              

    Messages will be sent to the “View My Notifications” inbox and your personal email address that you created your account with.

    Use the “Manage My Programs” option to check the status of your application including Transcripts, References, and Programs Selected. You can access your “Program Status” page in the “Manage My Programs” section of NursingCAS when logged into your account at      

    Note: you need to submit your application to monitor to the status. For visual instructions, visit                     

    Instructions and FAQs are posted here. Detailed visual instructions are posted on      

    For questions regarding the NursingCAS application please contact NursingCAS:

    Phone at 617-612-2880 (M– Th 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM ET, Fr 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET)


    E-mail at

  • Submit Official Transcript
    • Send official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended directly to NursingCAS at the office below.

      P.O. Box 9201
      Watertown, MA 02471


      Important Information Concerning Transcripts:

      • NursingCAS processes the transcripts on behalf of UIW.
      • Transcripts must be official and sent directly from your school’s Registrar’s Office.
      • NursingCAS cannot accept transcripts stamped “Issued to Student”.
      • Transcripts from international institutions must be evaluated by a transcript evaluation service, World Education Services or Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. Foreign evaluations should be mailed to NursingCAS at the address above.                                 
      • The data entered into this section is used to calculate GPAs in order to make admissions decisions.                                 


      NOTE: You must input ALL (including in-progress course work) of your college level coursework into the NursingCAS application EXACTLY how it appears on your transcripts.                                          

      Reminder: The following is a list of prerequisite courses needed for admission into the BSN-DNP program. Candidates must have completed the course with a B or better, or be currently enrolled in the following courses to be considered for admission into the program:                              

      Transcripts must show completion of, or enrollment in, the prerequisite courses.

      • Undergraduate Statistics
      • Undergraduate Health Assessment

After acceptance to the BSN-DNP program complete the following:

  • Additional Documentation After Admission into the DNP
    REQUIRED: Official Immunization records, CPR certification (American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers or American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers), OSHA, HIPAA, and PPE required.