Hello my fellow future nursing students! With many of us finishing off the last of our prerequisites including myself, I wanted to create a space for those applying for the upcoming FALL 2018 semester. Feel free to post any questions you may have, the points you have before and after the taking the TEAS exam, any tips you have to offer, and any dates or other important things you hear from our wonderful nursing staff. I want to wish everyone applying the best of luck as we prepare to embark on the next leg of our journeys!
Though subject to change, the current points system for the ADN program is below:
1. Academic degrees from regionally accredited program. Max:
5 points for a BA/BS
2. Grade point average in relevant coursework. Max:
a. Minimum 2.5 GPA in anatomy, physiology, and microbiology.
GPA=4.0 35 points
GPA=3.5 30 points
GPA=3.0 25 points
GPA=2.5 20 points
b. Minimum 2.5 GPA in all remaining general education courses required for graduation.
GPA=4.0 10 points
GPA=3.5 8 points
GPA=3.0 6 points
GPA=2.5 4 points
c. For applicants with a Bachelor's degree, the GPA points will be calculated from the grades in English, Psychology 9, Speech, and Sociology/Cultural Anthropology.*
3. Life experiences. Max:
4. Veteran. Max:
5. Proficiency or advanced level coursework in languages other than English. Credit for languages other than English shall be received for languages that are identified by the Chancellor's Office. Max:
6. Assessment/readiness test results. Max:
The points assigned are dependent upon the test cut score. For ATI TEAS:
90 to 100=30 points
78 to 89=25 points
71 to 77=20 points
62 to 70=15 points
7. Recent work or volunteer experience with direct human patient care within the past 5 years. Must have verification from human resources or employer verifying the number of hours worked and job title. All must be submitted by the student by the application deadline. Max:
Licensed VN, Paramedic, Respiratory Therapists; documented medical military experience (all with work experience of 1000 or more hours)=5 points.
CNA or EMT (all with work experience of 1000 or more hours)= 3 points.
Clinical Care Extender or other program of volunteer activity (all with 200 or more hours with direct human patient care contact)= 1 point
NXN-84 Prepare for Success in Nursing School
with a "Pass" or better=2 points
NRN-93 Dosage Calculations for Medical Professional with a "B" or better=2 points.
8. Math 12-Statistics
with a "C" or better=4 points
*Bachelor's degree students must have a minimum of 6 semester or 9 quarter unites in principles of verbal, written, and group communication (English and Communication) and 16 semester or 24 quarter units in related natural (anatomy, physiology, microbiology, chemistry) and behavioral and social (sociology, cultural anthropology, human development) sciences (California Nursing Practice Act, 2008).