Accelerated BSN Admissions Overview

Finding the right nursing program and getting accepted can be difficult. But if you have the passion, Concordia University-Portland has the nursing program you’ve been waiting for.

Not only does our program offer students like you the academic foundation and clinical preparedness required to take the NCLEX-RN, it also provides a support system to help you succeed, starting with our enrollment team.

admissions-process-concordia-portland-absnOur enrollment specialists are prepared to guide you and work with you one-on-one during the entire accelerated BSN admissions process. They will answer your questions, review your transcripts and discuss eligibility requirements for the program.

Our enrollment specialists help students:

  • Navigate the program requirements and determine enrollment eligibility.
  • Create a personalized prerequisite plan that works toward a particular start date.
  • Apply for admission into Concordia University-Portland’s College of Health and Human Services nursing program. 

Enrollment at a Glance

Our accelerated nursing program accepts students three times a year – January, May, and August. Applications are typically due two months before the start of classes. Please contact an enrollment specialist for specific dates.

Our enrollment specialists can help you develop a personalized enrollment plan, including a plan for completing prerequisite courses directly through Concordia University-Portland.


Start Date

Fall August 27, 2018
Spring January 7, 2019
Summer May 6, 2019

Key Steps to ABSN Program Admissions

  • Schedule an admissions interview.
  • Determine program eligibility.
  • Submit official academic transcripts.
  • Complete any prerequisite courses.

Please send your official transcripts directly to:

9600 SW Barnes Road, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97225

For more information about our admissions process contact our enrollment team.

Learn More About ABSN

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