The DNP application is fully online via the UW Graduate School website.

  • You will submit a fee to the UW Graduate School when you apply.
  • We do not require the GRE.
  • If you have attended non-U.S. post-secondary college-level schools, you must submit an official transcript evaluation for each school attended to the UW School of Nursing (see application instructions for details).


Applications are due at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time on May 1 to begin study the following autumn.

Information sessions

Attend an information session to learn about our application process and how to submit a competitive and complete application.

Application requirements

DNP interview

All DNP applicants who submit a complete application will receive a link to complete an online interview following the deadline.

Please review our online information for details about the process and best practices for completing your interview.