How to Apply - Registered Nurse Program

The RN program is a selective admission program with specific application requirements.


If you want to become a registered nurse, the following steps can set you on your way toward your career path. Because this is a selective admission program, please pay particular attention to the transcript and eligibility requirements. If you have applied before and were not selected, you must reapply.

The Fall 2018 RN application period opens at the end of September and closes Jan. 15, 2018.

The Summer 2018 LPN-RN application period opens at the end of September and closes Jan 15, 2018.

New JCCC Students:

Prospective RN students who have not attended JCCC before (or if it has been more than two years since you last attended) must complete a JCCC application for admission. The application is the first step in the enrollment process; select Non-Degree Seeking or Liberal Arts for your major. Please select the Spring 2018 term.

After you receive your JCCC ID number, follow the steps below. It may take 5 business days for your application to be processed; please email Teresa Leland if you want to apply to the program within 10 days of the posted deadline.

Current JCCC Students:

  • Have your JCCC ID number ready.
  • Complete the Registered Nurse Program application, or the LPN-RN Bridge application.
  • Arrange for official transcripts to be sent directly to JCCC from all previous college you have attended. It is not necessary to request JCCC transcripts or transcripts already on file at JCCC. 
  • Your transcripts must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher and a 2.8 or higher GPA in Nursing program course to be eligible for admission to the program.
  • Submit the Disclosure and Consent for Background Check form.
  • Submit your Initial Assessment form (see below).
    • Email your RN or LPN worksheet to Teresa Leland or drop it off in the Student Center, room 319.
  • Submit official ACT scores.
  • Submit your current C.N.A. verification for the RN application and L.P.N. for the LPN-RN Bridge application.
  • RN applicants, submit proof of residency. 
  • Monitor your personal admission plan on your MyJCCC account for information on your application status.

2018 RN Worksheet

2018 LPN to RN Worksheet

Initial Assessment Procedures Fall 2018 Registered Nurse Program

Initial Assessment Procedures Summer 2018 LPN-RN