Admission to Nursing and Health Sciences Programs

Applications for the Fall 2024 program begins on March 1

Applying to the Nursing Program

nursing students seated at desks in a classroom

Step 1: Become an Atlantic Cape student
The Nursing program is only open to Atlantic Cape students. If you are already a student OR have ever taken a credit class at Atlantic Cape, you DO NOT need to reapply . If you are not a student or have never taken classes here, click the button below to apply for admissions.

Apply for Nursing Program

Step 2: Confirm that you meet prerequisites
All applicants must meet the  nursing program requirements.
Read more about the requirements here.

Required Documentation:
  • Must have grades of C or better with a minimum GPA of 3.0 for these prerequisite courses: 
    • BIOL  220 (formerly, BIOL120)
    • ENGL 101
    • PSYC 101
    • SOCL 101.
      • If you did not complete these classes at Atlantic Cape, you must provide an official transcript.
  • An overall undergraduate GPA of 2.5
  • A copy of your ATI TEAS with a score of 58.7 or higher
  • A copy of NJ Driver's License or NJ Non-Driver's Photo ID
  • Proof of high school completion

Note: Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) currently licensed in the State of New Jersey, who qualify for admission, may be eligible for advanced placement. LPNs also must have grade of C or better in BIOL 221 for consideration. For more information, please read through our selection process for the nursing program.

Step 3: Fill out the Nursing Application form

Applications for Fall 2024 Nursing Program will be posted March 1.   

Step 4: Pay the application fee
Detailed directions on how to pay the application fee can be found in the Nursing Application or you can make a payment in-person at our One-Stop Welcome Center at any of our 3 campus locations. 

Step 5: Submit your application
Email your completed application, required documentation (transcripts, TEAS scores, and photo ID) with proof of payment to nursing@atlanticcape.edu. All steps must be completed by June 3. Only completed applications will be considered for admission.

 

For more information

For more information contact nursing@atlanticcape.edu or stop by our One-Stop Welcome Center at any of our campus locations during business hours.