Thank you for considering Frontier Nursing University for your graduate nursing education! We are proud to educate and graduate exceptional nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to meet the healthcare needs of women, children and families.
FNU by the Numbers
- 2,500 students enrolled
- 73% live in rural or underserved areas
- 27.8% students of color
- 6% male students
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Rolling Admissions Process
FNU uses a rolling admissions process versus a standard admissions process. Applicants can learn the status of their application as soon as four to five weeks after complete and valid application materials are received by FNU’s Admission Services. Early applications are encouraged. View FNU's COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Before you apply, please review our Admissions Criteria:
Past Featured Events
Spring Term 2022 Application Cycle: July 22 - October 20, 2021 FNU reserves the right to close admissions for a class when the number of applications exceeds capacity for that particular applicant pool. All applications packets must be received in-house by the published deadline date. Items that have been postmarked by the deadline date and received afterwards will not meet the deadline requirement.Find out more »
Summer Term 2022 Application Cycle: October 21, 2021 - March 23, 2022 FNU reserves the right to close admissions for a class when the number of applications exceeds capacity for that particular applicant pool. All applications packets must be received in-house by the published deadline date. Items that have been postmarked by the deadline date and received afterwards will not meet the deadline requirement.Find out more »
Fall Term 2022 FNU accepts applicants on a rolling admission process versus a standard admission process. Applicants can learn the status of their application within four to five weeks after their application materials are received by FNU. Apply today…the sooner you apply, the sooner you know. We look forward to working with you.Find out more »
FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS
At FNU, we strive to make high-quality education affordable and accessible for men and women who provide care for rural and underserved populations. Along with affordable programs, FNU provides financial aid, for those who qualify, to assist students with their educational costs. We also provide a number of scholarships as well as information and links for external scholarships. Click the buttons below to learn more.
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FNU Campus Move
FNU’s Kentucky campus has moved from Hyden, Ky., to Versailles, Ky. Due to COVID-19, we experienced delays in our transition of all student events to the Versailles campus. Clinical Bound sessions resumed as in-person sessions in October 2021. All Frontier Bound orientation sessions returned to in-person sessions beginning May 2022. Learn more about our Versailles campus and this exciting time at FNU. For information about our Versailles, Ky., campus safety please visit our Campus Safety page.