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Associate Degree Nursing Program Admission Criteria

Acceptance to the Associate Degree Nursing Program is competitive. Students seeking admission to the nursing program must meet the following requirements:

  1. Applicants must be TSI compliant.
  2. Achieve at least a “C” in all prerequisite and co-requisite courses and must have at least a 2.5 overall GPA in all prerequisite and co-requisite courses to enter the program.  (NOTE:  Most students admitted have above a 3.00 GPA.)
  3. Complete prerequisites and as many of the academic co-requisite courses as possible.  Co-requisites are not required to apply but will result in a higher ranking score, if some/all are complete at time of application.  Applicants must supply final grades to the ADN Office, only if taking courses elsewhere.
  4. Complete pre-admission TEAS V (Test of Essential Academic Skills) with an overall Academic Preparedness Level of Proficient or above.  Applicant is ineligible for admission if Academic Preparedness Level is Basic or Developmental.  TEAS V must be completed prior to applying to ADN program and TEAS V score sheet must be included in ADN application packet.
  5. International students must have passed all sections of TOEFL.
  6. Complete a criminal background check, drug screen, healthcare provider CPR certification, and current immunizations and tests, including Hepatitis B.  The Hepatitis B immunization is a three to six month series. 

Admission criteria are subject to change.  It is the student’s responsibility to remain current with admission requirements.