Doctor of Nursing Practice Applicants

How to Apply

Application Deadline

Your application, official transcripts, letters of recommendation, and personal statement must be received by the admissions deadline listed below.

Semester U.S. Application Deadline Non-U.S. Application Deadline
Spring December 15 October 1
Summer April 15 February 1
Fall August 15 May 1
Application Requirements
  • Submit your online application via the Rutgers University Graduate Admissions portal.

  • Provide two letters of recommendation; we prefer one that is academic and one that is professional.

  • Compose a personal statement describing career goals and professional ambitions.

  • Send official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities.

  • Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of B+.

  • Finalists must attend an interview that will be scheduled by Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden.

Application Process

1. Apply Online

Please submit your online application via the Rutgers University Graduate Admissions portal. You will be asked to create a Login ID and PIN.

2. Submit Transcripts

Submit copies of all of your official academic transcripts to the Rutgers University–Camden Office of Admissions. We strongly urge you to submit your transcripts well in advance of the application deadline, noted above. Please email as soon as you request your transcripts, and, if possible, send a confirmation of the transaction. If you are sending your transcripts electronically, please use this email address: 

Mail your transcripts directly to:

Office of Graduate and Undergraduate Admissions
Rutgers University–Camden
406 Penn Street
Camden, NJ 08102

3. Letters of Recommendation

We urge you to follow-up with your recommenders to ensure timely delivery of any letters of recommendation.

4. Financial Aid

The Rutgers University-Camden Admissions Office provides detailed information about tuition, fees and financial aid opportunities.

International Applicants

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden welcomes applications from international students. For assistance, please contact the Rutgers University–Camden Office for International Admissions.

Sample Plans of Study – Full Time

DNP coursework can be completed on a full or part-time plan of study.

  • Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner track |
  • Family Nurse Practitioner track |
  • Post-master's option for nurse practitioners|


Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden advisors are happy to help. Please call (856) 225-2318 or email