Admission & Selection Process

Spring 2024 Application

The deadline for the Fall 2023 cohort has passed. Applications for the Spring 2024 cohort will open on July 1 and close on September 1.

General Information Sessions

If you would like to learn more about the Traditional A.A.S. or LPN to RN Nursing programs, register for one of the following general information sessions. If you plan to apply to the program, you must attend an information session. Each meeting will be held over Zoom and last about one hour. Click on a link below to register.

Date Time Registration link
June 8 4 PM Zoom Registration
June 29 Noon Zoom Registration
July 12 4 PM Zoom Registration
August 18 4 PM Zoom Registration
September 1 Noon Zoom Registration
September 21 Noon Zoom Registration
October 9 4 PM Zoom Registration
November 16 4 PM Zoom Registration
December 1 Noon Zoom Registration

Admission & Selection Process

NSCC nursing will admit two classes per academic year into the traditional A.A.S. program. The application cycle for fall admissions for each academic year will occur from January 1 to March 1. The application cycle for spring admissions for each academic year will occur from July 1 to September 1. A student may apply for admission to the nursing program during the time allotted. The following criteria must be met: 

  1. Students should be in good standing with Nashville State Community College and must be enrolled at NSCC at the time of application. 
  2. Students must maintain a “C” or better in each of the pre-requisite courses found in the link below.
  3. Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.8 or greater in all REQUIRED courses to be eligible for an interview. Any courses taken beyond the required 27 credit hours will not be considered in the final calculated GPA for admission.
  4. Students must achieve a score of “Proficient” on the ATI-TEAS Exam.
  5. Students have two options for the admission process during the application cycle. This must be identified on the application:
  6. Students must complete all prerequisite courses “In Process” by the spring semester preceding enrollment in the nursing program. A student will not be accepted for enrollment in the nursing program if prerequisites are to completed in the summer.
  7. Students must complete all prerequisite courses “In Process” by the summer semester in order to be considered for spring admissions into the nursing program. 

Required documentation must be completed upon submission to the nursing department and will not be reviewed if not complete. Applications received before the process opens or after the final deadline will not be accepted for review. 


Selection Criteria and Selection Process 

Advising Information for Acceptance into the NSCC Nursing Program

Prerequisite courses total 27 credit hours of English, Math, and Science. Required courses and a sample schedule can be found by clicking each of the links below: 

Nursing Admission Course Requirements

All students wishing to apply for acceptance into the NSCC nursing program should declare a major of either University Parallel with a Health Science concentration or a Health Science major. This will allow the student to complete the prerequisite courses to apply for admittance into the nursing program. 

Sample Schedule of Course Requirements 

View a sample schedule to assist you in setting a course of action for your 27-credit hour schedule based on the date you wish to apply. This sampling is just a 1-year schedule and may vary depending on financial aid requirements or personal goals.