Health Sciences Application

Thank you for your interest in one of the programs within Vincennes University’s College of Health Science and Human Performance.  The selection process for Vincennes University’s College of Health Science and Human Performance is based on the premise that student selection is vital to promote student success.  The standards of selection will also contribute to the quality of care administered by graduates of the program.  In order to successfully complete the programs, students must be highly motivated and have an academic background sufficient to complete the curriculum.  Admission is competitive and compliance with all criteria does not guarantee acceptance to the College of Health Science and Human Performance.

Completed applications may be mailed to:  Vincennes University Health Science Admission Coordinator, 1002 North First Street, Building 14, Vincennes, IN 47591; emailed to; or faxed to 812-888-4550.  Completed applications may also be submitted in person at the Center for Health Sciences, Room 215.
Please note that some programs have an extended application review process.  Applicants should begin periodically checking their emails three to four weeks after submission of the completed packet.  The majority of programs review applications October through June with notifications emailed at various times.

Step 1:  Complete a Vincennes University application for admission.  You must be admitted to Vincennes University in order to submit a Health Science Application.  Your acceptance to Vincennes University is separate from admission to the College of Health Science and Human Performance.    You should have your high school and applicable college transcripts on file when you apply.   If you do not have college credit for English Composition and College Algebra you must complete the VU assessment test (Accuplacer) prior to submitting your Health Science Application. SAT and/or ACT scores may be used in place of the Accuplacer dependent upon the test score.   

Step 2: After you receive acceptance to Vincennes University, apply to the specific health program of your choice.

Nursing Applicants
Please note that the Practical Nursing and Associate of Science in Nursing Programs are August (Fall semester) admission only.  The RN to BSN Completion Program has January (Spring semester) admission and August (Fall semester) admission.  Please visit our website at for BSN deadlines.  The LPN to ASN Completion Concentration is for January (Spring semester) admission only.  

Any student that is selected for admission and accepts a position in the Fall 2020 nursing program at the Vincennes Campus will be required to attend mandatory nursing orientation.   Dates for Fall 2020:
Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) Thursday, August 6, 2020, and Friday, August 7, 2020 
Practical Nursing Program:   Friday, August 14, 2020 

Jasper Campus nursing applicants should complete the Jasper Campus Nursing application.     

Funeral Service Education (FSE) and Health Information Management (HIM) Applicants
The FSE and HIM Programs are available online and on campus.   Please be sure to indicate if you are applying for the online or campus program.    The Funeral Service Education Program has an August (Fall semester) start date only.   If you plan to complete the HIM Program online please contact Michelle Small in Distance Education at  

Pharmacy Technology Applicants
Please be sure to submit the separate Pharmacy Technician/Technology Application.  Admission is for August (the Fall semester).   

NOTE:  Please do not submit letters of recommendation, resumes, or photos with your application.   These items are not reviewed with applications and will be disposed of.  

If you have any questions please contact Jenny Hooten, Health Sciences Admission Coordinator, at