Online Application

Applications to the nursing program are accepted only through the online application system. Instructions for each component are provided within the online application.

Eligibility

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Eligibility

Application

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Requirements

Ensure you meet and maintain certain health and safety standards upon admission to the program.

Program Requirements

Graduation

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Graduation

  • Life experiences such as economic disadvantage, and military veteran status
  • Work Experience and Volunteer Experience
  • Attributes like first generation college student, fluently speaking two or more languages, and more

Download the following form for verification of work & volunteer experience. This form is due with your application if you would like to submit any volunteer or work experience that you have completed in the past two years of application time: Experience Form

Applicants will provide a link to a recorded video “interview” lasting less than 3 minutes answering the following three questions:

  • One of Dixie State University’s learning outcomes is G.R.I.T. Explain what GRIT means to you.
  • What does the Dixie State University nursing value of professionalism mean to you?
  • As an RN, what will you contribute to the nursing profession?

After you have completed your video, add it to Vimeo or YouTube. You will submit the link to your video on the online application. Make sure it is visible to those who have the link.

  • Only the HESI A2 Exam is accepted
    • Test is open year-round at DSU Professional Testing Center
    • Instructions before Testing
    • No substitutions (TEAS, Kaplan, other exams are not accepted)
    • Results valid for one year after test date
    • Recommended HESI Score for each section is 75
      • Testing remediation and subsequent retesting before application submission is highly recommended on any section scored under 75
    • Test Retakes
      • No limit on testing retakes per application cycle
        • Wait 30-45 days in between testing sessions, if possible
      • You must retake the entire HESI A2 exam even if you only scored low in one section.

Pay Application Fee

  • Nursing Application fee is $50, it will be paid through your online application.

  • Completion
    • Students are responsible for the completion and timely submission of their application file.
    • Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
    • Late applications are not accepted.
  • Review
  • Notification
    • Application status is sent via Dmail according to the dates listed in the below timelines.
    • Final admission of each candidate is contingent on the successful completion of the required prerequisite courses with a grade of C or higher and all program requirements.
    • Students who are denied admission are responsible for submitting a new application each admission cycle and are reviewed as a member of the current applicant pool.

Application Dates

Fall 2020 admission – Applications open January 6th, 2020. Applications are due the Fourth Monday of March.

Spring 2020 admission – Applications open first week of June 2020. Applications will be due the first Monday of September.

For acceptance for Spring 2020 due dates are as follows:

  • September 7th
    • Applications due by 11:59 pm
  • September 30th
    • Dmail notifications sent to applicants by today
    • No phone calls will be taken from students checking on admission status
  • October 12th
    • Due: Signed Acceptance Agreement by 11:59 pm
  • November 20th
    • Due: All health requirements (flu vaccination completed after Aug 31st), CPR/BLS card & CNA certification
  • January 5th
    • Due: Grades for all prerequisite courses not submitted with application

For acceptance for Spring 2021 and forward applications will be due the fourth Monday of September.

  • March 23rd
    • Applications due by 11:59 pm
  • May 15th
      • Dmail notifications sent to applicants by today
      • No phone calls will be taken from students checking on admission status
  • May 29th
    • Due: Signed Acceptance Agreement by 11:59 pm
  • July 15th
    • Due: All health requirements (seasonal flu vaccine due after start of the 1st semester), CPR/BLS card & CNA certification
  • August 15th
    • Due: Grades for all prerequisite courses not submitted with application
  • October 15th 
    • Due: Seasonal Flu Vaccination (completed after August 31st)

For acceptance for Fall 2021 and forward applications will be due the fourth Monday of  March.

Contact

Millie Olsen

Administrative Assistant

Email: nursing@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4810

Fax: 435-879-4829

Office: Taylor #302

Stacey Koller

Pre-Nursing Advisor: Freshman & Sophomore

Email: Stacey.Koller@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4305

Office: HCC #131

Alice Roach

Nursing Advisor: Junior & Senior

Email: alice.roach@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4813

Office: Taylor #372