Trinity College

Application Deadlines

Applications may be submitted at any time during the year for admission consideration into the nursing, radiography, respiratory care, health sciences, and graduate nursing programs. Each of the programs has a different start date that affects application deadlines. The College has a suggested timeline for applicants described below.

Associate of Applied Science in Radiography

The radiography program begins in June each year, which is considered a summer start date. Students who wish to be considered for early admission are encouraged to apply to the College no later than November 1. Students who receive early admission into the program are notified on or before December 20. All students not receiving early admission are notified of their admission decision on or before February 1. A radiography information session for all entering students is held late winter-early spring with the program faculty. Qualified applicants are expected to meet all admission criteria as well as essential functions of the program.

Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Care

The respiratory care program begins in August each year, which is considered a fall start date. Students who wish to be considered for early admission are encouraged to apply to the College no later than November 1. Students who receive early admission into the program are notified on or before December 20. All students not receiving early admission are notified of their admission decision on or before February 1. A respiratory care information session for all entering students is held late winter-early spring with the program faculty. Qualified applicants are expected to meet all admission criteria as well as essential functions of the program.

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

The BSHS program begins each semester (August, January, or May). Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and students may be admitted into any one of the three-semester start dates. This program is offered in a hybrid format (face-to-face and online).

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program Options

The bachelor of science-accelerated nursing program is a second degree program for those students who have completed a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college. This 15-month program begins in May each year, which is considered a summer start date. Students who wish to be considered for early admission are encouraged to apply to the College no later than November 1. Students who receive early admission into the program are notified on or before December 20. All students not receiving early admission are notified of their admission decision on or before February 1. An orientation session is held the first day of class for the BSN-A students since many are completing their undergraduate degrees just prior to the summer start date at Trinity.

The bachelor of science basic nursing program begins in August each year, which is considered a fall start date. This program is a six-semester program designed for students who have completed their general education requirements. Students who wish to be considered for early admission are encouraged to apply to the College no later than November 1. Students who receive early admission into the program are notified on or before December 20. All students not receiving early admission are notified of their admission decision on or before February 1.


The bachelor of science completion nursing program begins each semester (August, January, or May). Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and students may be admitted into any one of the three-semester start dates. This program is primarily offered online. Qualified applicants are expected to meet all admission criteria as well as essential functions of the program.

Master of Science in Nursing Program

The master of science in nursing program begins each semester (August, January, or May). Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and students may be admitted into any one of the three-semester start dates (see graduate catalog).