Admissions Requirements for all Nursing Applicants
All nursing applicants must:
Demonstrate competence in basic mathematics (eligible for MAT103 or higher). Competency may be determined by completion of a college level math course with a “C” or better, CCC Placement Test, SAT or ACT scores.
Demonstrate competence in college level writing equivalent to ENG101- English Composition. Competency may be determined by completion of ENG101 with a “C” or better, CCC Placement Test, SAT Writing or ACT English.
Demonstrate competence in reading. Competency may be determined by completion of at least 15 college level credits in English or Social Sciences, CCC Placement Test, SAT-Verbal or ACT-Reading.
Submit official high school transcripts or copy of GED, scores and certificate portions.
Submit official transcripts from all previous colleges attended or from which credit has been received.
Submit ACT and/or SAT results if available.
Complete BIO101 and CHE101with a "C" or better, or high school biology and chemistry with a “C” or better.
High School Students:
A final high school academic average of 80 or above
High school coursework must include (4) units of English, (3) units of social science, (2) units of mathematics, (3) units of natural science (biology and chemistry with an 80 or above are required).
For students with 15 or more credits of college coursework:
Applicants who lack math and science requirements:
- applicants lacking high school biology must have a college biology course (BIO101 equivalent)
- applicants lacking high school chemistry must have a college chemistry course (CHE101 equivalent)
- applicants possessing a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or TASC recipients are eligible if they successfully complete college level equivalent courses including BIO101 and CHE101
- applicants must place into a college level math course, MAT103 or higher
Eligible students will be required to take the Test of Essential Academic Skills exam. For a schedule of available test dates at CCC click here. Information about the exam may be found here.
Nursing applications are available and must be submitted between October 1 and February 1 each year for the class beginning the following fall term.