From what I have heard it is running about 1 year wait. I just got on the list a few months ago.
edited to add:
Certain procedures must be followed and academic requirements fulfilled, prior to admission to the nursing
program. Applicants must first be admitted to the college and designate nursing as their curriculum.
Applicants must have a high school GPA of 2.7 or better. A college GPA of 2.7 or higher must be
established if the candidate has been out of high school over ten years. The program has a limited
enrollment and admits the bulk of its students in the fall semester, with a smaller group admitted in the winter
semester. Admission is on a first-qualified first-served basis.
The three stages for admission to the nursing program for generic students and licensed practical nurses
seeking the A.D.N. are:
1. Obtain copies of the specific Admission Requirements for Nursing from the Admissions Office or the
2. Complete the requirements to get onto the Wait List for the program.
No pre-requisite, non-nursing support or nursing course can be repeated more than one time to receive
a "C" (no C-) or better grade. High school grades are only valid within 10 years of attendance.
GPA- 2.7 or better maintained
High School cumulative GPA of 2.7 or better, or
Minimum G.E.D. test score of 550 or higher, or
Completion of 12 credit hours at HFCC at 2.7 or higher, or
Transfer credit of 2.7 or higher or an additional 12 credit hours at HFCC to establish required G.P.A.
High school GPA of "A" or "B" (3.0) throughout a one year laboratory course, or BIO 131-Introduction to
Biology, or its transfer equivalent or better, with a minimum grade of "C" (no C-).
High school GPA of "A" or "B" (3.0) throughout a one year laboratory course, or CHEM 131-Principles of
Chemistry, or its equivalent or better, with a minimum grade of "C" (no C-).
High school GPA of "A" or "B" (3.0) throughout a one-year math course, or MATH 074-Pre-Algebra, or its
transfer equivalent, with a minimum grade of "C" (no C-).
Placement tests, required developmental course work, and all admission requirements must be completed
before students are considered for admission to the program. The required Nurse Entrance Test (NET) is
offered by the nursing division. A second failure of the test requires taking courses in areas of weakness.
Free assistance is available through the Learning Lab. A third failure of the NET test prevents entry into the
nursing program. NET tests must be taken at HFCC. The NET requirements are:
1. Math Proficiency on the NET test - A minimum of 65 is required.
2. Reading Proficiency on the NET test - A minimum of 65 is required.
3. NET composite must be a minimum of 65%.
4. The NET test must be retaken every two years, for those who have not entered the program or for those
who readmit to the program. Any new criteria established by the nursing division must be met.
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professionals (CPR)
All students are required to complete and maintain a course in Basic Cardiac Life Support for Healthcare
Professionals. It is strongly suggested that CPR be taken between May and July, just prior to entering the
nursing program. It must be kept current throughout the program.
Completion of ENG 131, ENG 132 and PSY 131, with a minimum grade of "C" (no C-), is required. These
courses are required for placement on the Wait List.
Successful completion of a drug screening and criminal background check is required.