Nursing Frequently Asked Questions

Nursing FAQ’s

When can I get accepted into the Nursing Program?

You can get accepted in the program in the fall semester.

How long does the program last?

The Associate Degree Nursing program lasts 2 years (5 semesters).

Can I take NUR & ACA 111 before I get accepted into the ADN program?

No. These classes can only be taken once you have been accepted in the program.

Do I have to take the general education classes, specific to the ADN curriculum, before I get accepted into the program?

No. You do not need to take them all before you get accepted. However, it is strongly recommended you get as many of these classes done as possible before you get accepted so you are not overwhelmed with all the work required in each class.

What do I need to do to start the process of getting into the Associate Degree Nursing program?

First, you need to complete an application to the college for Associate Degree Nursing and turn in transcripts from High School/GED and any other college you have been to and take placement assessment, if necessary. Click here for phases.

When do I know I have been accepted into the ADN program?

You will know around April 1.

Can I get financial aid and scholarship help with this program?

Yes. You can apply for financial aid help as well as scholarship help.

Does your Nursing program test students using the HOBET V or TEAS VI?

Our Associate Degree Nursing program at RCC uses the TEAS VI. This test is given on the computer. Currently the cost of this test is $45*.
*Cost of the TEAS VI is subject to change.

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