Nursing Center

Nursing Admissions

NOTE: The rubric & checklist are available in the Nursing Admission Info Booklet 

 

Step 1 - Apply to SCC

  1. Complete and submit a SCC Admissions Application
  2. Submit official high school transcript or GED, along with official college transcript (if applicable)
  3. Register to take the ACCUPLACER placement test or provide proof (contact Admissions for exemptions)
  4. Submit proof of immunizations for measles, mumps and rubella (if born after 1956)

 

Step 2 - Preparing for ATI TEAS

Start studying for ATI TEAS - Nursing Entrance Exam

  • Topics include: Reading, Math, Science, English & Language Usage
  • Study Guides and practice exams can be purchased at SCC's bookstore or ATI website
  • SCC offers Study Guides $67
  • ATI TEAS study manual and online practice assessments (form A & B)

 

Step 3  - Sign up & take TEAS

Sign up for ATI TEAS - Nursing Entrance Exam cost $80 at SCC

  • Dates & times are online
  • TEAS scores are valid for two years from the time taken
  • You may take the TEAS 3 times in 1 year
  • You may take the ATI TEAS test at another institution, however an official transcript must be sent to ATITEAS@salemcc.edu

 

Step 4 - Meeting Admissions Criteria

All Nursing Applicants: Need a minimum of 50% in Math & Reading

ADN Applicants: Total score of 60% or higher will be accepted for consideration

PN Applicants: Total score of 50% or higher will be accepted for consideration

 

Step 5 - Complete Rubric & Checklist 

  1. Add each section of rubric, if applicable, for the total number of points earned
    • Class grade(s)
    • TEAS "total" score
    • Work experience (ADN Applicants ONLY)
    • Salem County residents or current SCC students
    • Add up total points earned
  2. Complete Student Checklist

 

Step 6 - Submit Packets

  1. Documents
    • Print ATI Transcript (if taken at SCC)
    • Submit official transcript to ATITEAS@salemcc.edu (if taken at another institution)
    • Rubric Sheet
    • Student Checklist
    • Highschool / GED & College Official Sealed Transcripts (if applicable)
    • ADN applicants must provide a copy of an active LPN license
    • Make a copy of packet for your records
  2. Packet must be received in Tillis Hall room TIL215 by 3pm on Friday, March 31, 2017

 

Nursing Accreditation

Salem Community College’s nursing programs are accredited by The New Jersey Board of Nursing 124 Halsey Street Newark, NJ 07102 973.504.6430 and the Associate Degree in Nursing Program is accredited until Fall 2016 with Warning by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 3343 Peachtree Road, NE Suite 850 Atlanta, GA 30326 404.975.5000 www.acenursing.org.