Nursing Admissions

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The Admissions office is accepting applications for the Fall 2016/Spring 2017 Nursing program from Aug. 1, 2015, through June 15, 2016. If you have completed all of the admission requirements listed below, you may submit and application to the nursing program here. If you have not yet completed all of the necessary admission requirements but would like to begin working on them at KCC, please submit a General Application to KCC and select Nursing as your Academic Program.

If you are currently a licensed LPN and would like to complete your RN degree, please complete the application for the Advanced Placement Program.

Nursing

Admission to KCC’s nursing programs is selective due to space limitations, enrollment limitations imposed by regulatory bodies, and program admission requirements. Please refer to the Nursing Program web page for descriptions of the nursing programs and specific admission requirements.

Laddered Nursing Program

Admission Requirements:

Selective Admission application packets will be accepted from candidates who provide a complete packet of documentation. Admission required courses must also be completed before a student can apply to the Nursing Program. 2016-17 admission requirements for both the full-time and part-time options of the Laddered Nursing Program are as follows:

  1. Documentation of a composite ACT score of 19 or higher or the equivalent SAT score, or a COMPASS reading score of 78 or higher (waived for applicants who provide official documentation of a degree from an accredited college).
  2. Grade point average of 2.5 or higher at each institution.*
  3. Admission requirements with a grade of “B-” (2.67) or higher and completed within six years of admittance to the program:
    • Chemistry 100 or equivalent, or higher level chemistry course
    • Mathematics 102 or equivalent or higher or a COMPASS algebra score of 40 or higher
    • Biology 201 or equivalent
    • Biology 202 or equivalent

* Students with a GPA of less than 2.5 in any college may request an appeal through Selective Admissions.

Advanced Placement Option

Admission Requirements:

Applications will be accepted from candidates who provide a complete packet of documentation showing the following:

  1. Official college transcripts from all colleges or universities attended, showing a GPA of 2.0 or higher at each institution.
  2. Successful completion of the following courses with a “C” (2.0) or higher:
    • Communication 101 or 111 or equivalent
    • English 151 or equivalent
    • Psychology 201 or equivalent
    • Psychology 220 or equivalent
  3. Successful completion of the following courses with a “B-” (2.67) or higher:
    • Chemistry 100 or equivalent or higher level chemistry course
    • Mathematics 102 or equivalent or higher or a COMPASS algebra score of 40 or higher
    • Biology 201 or equivalent
    • Biology 202 or equivalent
  4. Submission of current Michigan licensure as an LPN

Applicants who have a complete packet and documentation of the above requirements will be admitted to the program by their date of packet completion.

LATEX Environment Statement

Due to the broad range of equipment, manikins, materials and supplies used in the College’s practice and simulation laboratories, and within a vast number of hospitals and other types of clinical facilities serving as sites for student clinical education, the certified nurse assistant (CENA), dental hygiene, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nursing, paramedic/EMS, physical therapist assistant (PTA), and radiography (RADI) programs are NOT latex free environments.  Students with latex allergies considering any of these health programs should direct questions to their physician to ensure it is safe for them to participate prior to applying to the program.