Nursing Entrance Requirements

See Program Information Packet.

Procedure for Admission

Apply to the College: Standard Procedure for Admission to the College
Apply to the Nursing Program: Online Application Instructions


Applicants to Seattle Central Nursing are required to complete standardized pre–admission testing. Arrange to take the Test of Essential Academic Skills TEAS test. Contact the Testing Office at 206.934.6344 for information about testing fees, dates and preparation. The TEAS contains four subjects: Math, Science, English and Reading. Applicants must achieve an overall Adjusted Individual Total Score at or above 75% to be considered for admissions. There is a fee for the test. The applicant must bring the paid receipt to the testing office when arranging the testing (see the TEAS Testing page).


Students will need to submit transcripts of previous college coursework. Students having previously earned credits at other colleges must apply for Incoming Transcript evaluation to have these credits accepted for transfer. This process takes six to eight weeks, but can vary depending on the time of year and it is the responsibility of the applicant to meet the deadlines.


Contact an academic advisor if you have questions related to the prerequisite classes or the transcript evaluation results. Email:, or phone 206.934.4068 to set up an appointment.

Financial Aid

Inquiries regarding financial aid must be directed to the Financial Aid Office. Call 206.934.3844 or visit Financial Aid.

After Acceptance

Immunization records must be on file in the ADN Program Office by the deadline given after acceptance to the program. Specific forms/information will be provided during orientation for the program.

In accordance with health facility affiliation agreements, upon acceptance to the program students must complete a background check by a designated agency. All information is kept confidential. Students should be aware that certain convictions may prevent their clinical placement and employment, and that completion of this program does not guarantee certification, licensure or employment.

Program Contact Information

Associate Degree Nursing Program
Allied Health Division
Mailing Address:
Seattle Central College
1701 Broadway, HEC
Seattle, WA 98122
206.934.4347 206.934.4347

Seattle Central Health Education Center at Pacific Tower
1200 12th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98144

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