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Application Time Frame is as follows:

  1. Participate with Online Information Session or one of the Face to Face Information Sessions
  2. Online Information Session available September 13, 2018 thru 8 a.m. on February 14, 2019.
  3. Face to Face Information Session will be held in October, November and December. Dates to be determined. Please check back.
  4. ATI TEAS testing – September 1 thru last Friday in March.
  5. Application, transcript(s) and/or documentation for additional points – due 12 Noon on or before the first Friday in April.
  6. Acceptance and Alternate Letters emailed by the 3rd Friday in April.


Application Process

Step 1
Information Session participation. It is mandatory that you participate in either an online or face-to-face information session.

The online information session will be available in the month of September through an established deadline date set in February of the application year. The online session link contains slides that can be read or an audio of the program director explaining the information.  Time needed to complete the session is approximately one hour.  The online session offers the same information that is distributed at the face-to-face information session.  A completion score of 75% or higher is required to satisfy the online information session.  You can take the quiz as many times as needed to achieve the 75% or higher score.  Upon completion, scores are submitted to the program administrative assistant and the program administrative assistant will send an email confirmation with further instructions.

The face-to-face information sessions (normally held in October, November and December):  Go here to make a reservation to attend.

Step 2
Take the ATI TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills).  After an applicant has participated in an information session, the TEAS may be taken on the Brenham campus in February and March.  Those individuals applying to the Vocational Nursing Program on the Brenham campus may only take the computer version of the TEAS. The test will cover Math, Reading, English and Science. ATI TEAS Study Manual 6th Edition can be purchased online at

Applicants must score a minimum score of 33.3 % on science and a minimum score of 50% on all other sections of the test in order to be considered for admission into the program.

For more information, refer to “Admission Criteria” tab in the left gray navigation.

Step 3

Submit admission application to Blinn College.  In addition to program requirements, a college ready classification in Texas Success Initiative (TSI) is required.  For more information regarding TSI testing, go to

Click here for Blinn College application information.

Step 4

Begin Immunizations that you may need including Hepatitis B. The Hepatitis B immunization series takes up to six months to complete. Applicants for the program must have their first Hepatitis B injection no later than February 1st, the second injection no later than March 1st, and the third injection no later than July 1st.  After completing the series, a quantitative titer is performed to confirm established immunity. If not immune, a repeat of the Hepatitis B Series is required. Applicants who have not completed the Hepatitis B series by the first class day will no longer be admitted into the program. Click here for immunization information

Step 5
Apply for Financial Aid if needed.
Click here for Financial Aid Information.

Step 6
Complete the Allied Health Program Student Application and turn in by the deadline date made known at the information session. The application is only distributed upon completion of the information session. A high school transcript, diploma or GED certificate is also required with the application.

Non-Discrimination Statement & American with Disabilities Act (ADA)
The Vocational Nursing Program of Blinn College is non-discriminatory in regards to race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, and national origin or any other constitutionally or statutorily impermissible reason. Blinn College would like to help students with disabilities achieve their highest potential in college. In order to receive accommodations on examinations or assignments, proper documentation must first be provided to the Office of Disability Services located in the Center for Student Development on the Bryan Campus. You must then self-identify and conference with the ADA Office to begin receiving accommodations in class. This documentation from the ADA Office must be provided each semester to each instructor. However, in order to meet Program objectives and perform job duties required in the nursing profession, the student nurse must demonstrate basic competencies.