Nursing (AAS–T) Entrance Requirements
- See Curriculum Prerequisites.
- The minimum grade acceptable in each required course is a 2.5.
- Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) test with an overall adjusted/individual total score at or above 75%.
- Successful completion of an NAC Program with a valid WA state license. Now offered at Seattle Central during summer quarter.
Procedure for Admission
Complete the Standard Procedure for Admission to the College.
Arrange to take the COMPASS placement and Test of Essential Academic Skills TEAS tests. Must be eligible for MAT 107. Contact the Testing Office at 206.934.6344. Applicants to Seattle Central Nursing are required to complete standardized pre–admission testing. The TEAS contains four subjects: Math, Science, English and Reading. Applicants must achieve an overall Adjusted Individual Total Score at or above 75 percent to be considered for admissions. There is a $50 fee for the test. $25 is paid directly to ATI Assessment Testing by the applicant. The applicant must bring the paid receipt to the testing office when arranging the testing (see the TEAS Testing page).
Submit official high school transcript or GED® and any college transcripts. (Transcripts from North or South campus may be unofficial.) Students having previously earned credits in science/general education courses must apply for petition to have their credits evaluated and accepted for transfer. This process takes six to eight weeks, but can vary depending on the time of year and is the responsibility of the applicant to meet the deadlines.
Meet with the Intake Advisor for Workforce Education if you have questions related to the prerequisite classes or the transcript evaluation results. Email: WorkforceEd@seattlecolleges.edu, or phone 206.934.4188 to set up an appointment. Note: There is a non–refundable ADN Program Ready Application processing fee of $35 for all students applying to this program.
Inquiries regarding financial aid must be directed to the Financial Aid Office. Call 206.934.3844 or visit Financial Aid.
Student criteria to meet employers expectations for performance in the clinical setting. Assessment and immunization records must be on file in the ADN Program Office by the deadline given in the acceptance letter. Specific forms/information will be provided during registration for the program.
In accordance with health facility affiliation agreements, upon acceptance to the program students must complete the background check by a designated agency following program procedures. 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.