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.
All Nursing Applicants:
- Demonstrate competency in basic mathematics (eligible for Mat 101 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.
- Demonstrate competence in college level writing equivalent to Eng 101 - English Composition. Competency may be determined by completion of a ENG 101 course 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 CHE101 with a "C" or better, or high school biology and chemistry with a "C" or better.
- Submit required health forms upon acceptance.
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:
- An overall GPA of 2.5 or above