Nursing (A.D.N.) - Admissions

The Nursing ADN program welcomes 50 full-time students each fall semester. Because admission is highly selective, you are encouraged to work closely with your Advisor through each step in the process to make sure you're prepared.

Open application period: December 1st through February 1st the following year.

Please contact our Admissions Office with any questions.

If you are not an admitted and registered student at SCTCC, apply to SCTCC, submit official transcripts to SCTCC, then complete Nursing (A.D.N.) Mobility Program application and supporting documentation during the open application period.

  • Apply online
  • Pay $20 application fee
  • Submit high school transcript
    • Required if graduated high school 5 or fewer years ago
    • If the language of the record is not English, a certified translation must be included with the official transcript
  • Submit official college transcript from ALL colleges previously attended
    • If the language or record is not English, a certified course-by-course evaluation that includes GPA and course levels must be provided
  • Submit Accuplacer, ACT, SAT, or MCA test scores
  • Students MUST be a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to apply to the program.
  • A minimum grade of “C” or better AND a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above in pre-requisite coursework is required to be considered for admission and MUST be maintained in the program. Applicants are only allowed to retake each prerequisite course a second time for this program. 

  • Students can apply to the program with pre-requisites in-progress, MUST be complete prior to the start of the program.
  • When applying to the program, applicants must be in Good Academic Standing at SCTCC (not on warning or probation – cumulative GPA 2.0 & cumulative completion rate of 67%).
  • Apply for Admission to the Nursing program
  • Submit all official college transcripts no previously provided
  • Qualified applicants will be notified to take the TEAS OR supply previous TEAS scores

Due to the competitive nature of the Nursing program, admissions processes are highly selective. Applicants are ranked utilizing a point-based rubric. Non-accepted applicants are encouraged to reapply during the next program application period or to consult with their academic advisor to learn about alternative program options.