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Admissions Requirements for all Nursing Applicants


Nursing candidates exhibit varying educational and experiential backgrounds. The following are guidelines to assist you in determining your eligibility for consideration in Clinton’s Nursing program.


Applicants for the two-year Nursing Program:

  • Demonstrate competency in basic mathematics (eligible for Mat 101 or higher). Competency may be determined by completion of a college level math course, CCC Placement Test, SAT or ACT.
  • Demonstrate competence in college level writing equivalent to Eng 101 – English Composition. Competency may be determined by completion of a ENG 101 course, 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.
  • Submit required health forms upon acceptance.
  • Accepted Nursing Students are required to have access to a computer with internet capabilities for regular communication with Faculty on assignments, Clinton student portal and web mail services.


Nursing applications are available and must be submitted between October 1 and February 1 each year for the class beginning the following fall term.