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Application Information

Go to 'Prior to Applying' Section to prepare for your application!

LVN-RN & Generic ADN Application Period for Fall 2024 cohort

LVN-RN: AUGUST 1 - AUGUST 30, 2023
Talk to an Educational Counselor prior to applying!
Connect with San Diego City College Counseling:
City College Counseling Deparment

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. For those unable to attend the Zoom meetings on the listed dates, there are also pre-recorded videos.

Nursing Application Workshop:

Refer to the recording for an in-depth overview of the program's application process:

Dates for this workshop will be updated soon!

Nursing Informational Workshop:

Refer to the recording for an overview of the Nursing Education program, policies, and procedures:

Workshops will be held in the V-101 at the first floor of V-Building.
Masks are required.
Only those registered are allowed to attend.
MAY BE be accepted, if space is available but attendance is not guaranteed. 

To attend this workshop, please register with the following links: 

October Workshop Registration
November Workshop Registration
December Workshop Registration

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Nursing Application Workshop

  General Information Workshop

March 22, 2023 12 pm - 2 pm 

April 19, 2023 9 am -12 pm

May 1, 2023  1 pm - 3 pm 

December 14, 2022  4 pm - 6 pm 

February 15, 2023 12 pm - 2 pm 

March 8, 2023 9 am -12 pm

April 5, 2023 12 pm - 2 pm 


Prior to Applying

Prior to applying, please refer to the SDCC Nursing Education Program TEAs Policy and the NURSING GENERAL INFORMATION PACKET.

As well, the following checklist is provided to ensure all documents and attachments are included at the time of your application: Application Checklist

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% or higher in each subscale on the TEAS test to be eligible to apply. The total score is used to calculate points on the application.

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.  

ADN-RN Applications: Generic Program

Due to technical difficulties, applications for the Generic (ADN-RN) program have been extended. We apologize for this inconvenience. Applications for the program are now live and will be accepted until April 15, 2022. The application can be found here. This application is for the Generic (ADN-RN) program only.


Part 1Send transcripts to City College.

Request to send the transcript to the following email address:

Go on to your student portal after 8 weeks. Find the "My Academics" then to "Advising Notes" to see if the transcript has been received. If after 60 days you do not see them posted as "received", you can email and let them know that you want to follow up on your request.

Part 2: For Transcript Evaluation:

Once your transcripts are showing as “received" in your portal, you will need to complete Part 2. 

In part 2 you will need to do an online form to request to now have the transcripts articulated.

Please go to the following link.

Scroll all the way down to the Counseling section of the web page.


Click on the little white button that confirms you have seen a counselor.

Click on this linked form that says “Request for transcript evaluation.”

A form will open up. Please complete and submit the form.

Once the transcripts have been articulated your status in your portal will say "Evaluated". You can now see a counselor to update your educational plan. Your articulated courses will now be visible and included in your educational plan.

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.  

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