Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

BSN to DNP: Application Instructions

  1. Start application at https://apply.vanderbilt.edu/apply/
  2. Select program of nursing practice, not AGACNP
  3. Select degree of DNP
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  4. On the Nursing DNP page, answer questions as indicated. 

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  5. Complete all other portions of the application. Be sure your academic history includes names of all colleges/universities attended even if you only took a few courses at that school.
  6. Enter the names of three people who hold a doctoral degree (DNP, PhD, MD and the like) on your recommendation list. If you are unable to obtain three doctoral reference, upload a statement of explanation from your application status page after you have submitted the application.
  7. Request that the school Registrar send your official transcripts to Vanderbilt’s Center for Data Center for Data Management| Vanderbilt University| PMB 407833|
    2301 Vanderbilt Place| Nashville, TN 37240-7833

    If your school uses an electronic transcript service such as Parchment, Naviance, Docufide or Scrip Safe, have your University Registrar send the transcript to  cdm@vanderbilt.edu .
  8. Submit the application and pay the $50 application fee by credit card.