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Attention all Nursing Education Program Applicants
Please Read the General Information Packet Completely
As of May 22, 2023 the following policies have been updated: The Multicriteria Point System, The Science Repeat Policy, and The TEAS Policy.
Some criteria require a verification form, Language, Work/Volunteer and Disabilities and must be uploaded to the application
Please read the informational packet throughly and carefully.
Work or Volunteer Certification Form
Disabilities Certification Form
LVN-RN & RN Application Period for Fall 2024 cohort
LVN-RN: AUGUST 1 - AUGUST 30, 2023
RN: SEPTEMBER 1 - SEPTEMBER 30, 2023
Applications are only accepted online. The link will open on the first date of the
application period. No paper applications will be accepted. Acceptance in the nursing
program is based on points. Please see General Information Packet
LVN-RN students will begin Spring 2024 with transition class and enter the program in Fall 2024
Talk to an Educational Counselor prior to applying!
Connect with San Diego City College Counseling:
City College Counseling Department
Nursing Informational Workshops
The San Diego City College Nursing Education Program offers free workshops that will be held to review all information regarding the San Diego City College Nursing Education program. Prior to the meeting, please review the NEP website and the Nursing General Information packet underneath Application Information. It is highly recommended to review before and come with questions.
Workshops will be held 1081 16th & C st. in the V building see room below.
Workshops are first come first serve events.
A total of 40 students will be allowed in for each workshop.
Nursing Informational and Application Combined Workshop Dates
May 17,2023 1-3 pm Room V-308 Third Floor
September 20,2023 1-3 pm V-413 4th Floor
August 23,2023 1-3 pm Room V-413 4th Floor
October 18,2023 1-3 pm V-413 4th Floor
November 15,2023 1-3 pm V-413 4th Floor
Prior to Applying
Prior to applying, please refer to the SDCC Nursing Education Program
As well, the following checklist is provided to ensure all documents and attachments are included at the time of your application: Application checklist Application Instructions
Please look and read through ALL attachments in order to ensure your application is processed smoothly.
Minimum Requirements to Apply
- Complete prerequisites with a minimum grade of or better and a combined grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher is required to apply.*** Applications with less that a 2.5 or higher GPA in the combined 3 sciences are disqualified and not reviewed.
- Biology 205, Microbiology, 5 semester units or equivalent.*
- Biology 230, Human Anatomy, 4 semester units or equivalent.**
- Biology 235, Human Physiology, 4 semester units or equivalent.*
- Students are required to achieve a passing score of 62% overall or higher on the TEAS test to be eligible to apply.
Acceptance into the program is determined through the use of the California Community College Chancellor's Office multi-criteria point system. The multi-criteria point system includes, but is not limited to, pre-requisite course GPA in three science classes, a FIXED SET GPA, TEAS score, degrees, CNA, health care work experience, life experiences and second language proficiency. Please see general information packet.
Information on Transcripts available . Please follow the instructions on the link below Transcripts must be evaluated before entering the program.
Associate Of Science Degree In Nursing
The Associate of Science Degree in Nursing requires completion of the nursing courses. Additional general education and graduation requirements for the associate degree are listed in the SDCC catalog.
Career and Education Options
The Registered Nurse cares for clients of all ages and may be employed at the entry level in a variety of health care settings such as hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, clinics, and home health and hospice agencies. Many careers in nursing require education beyond the associate degree, and graduates of the SDCC Nursing Education Program will generally meet all requirements for RN to BSN and graduate level nursing programs. The nursing program has partnered with many local institutions, including Point Loma Nazarene University's BSN program at San Diego City College.
FAQ Section will be added shortly!