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Shoreline Community College Nursing Program Applicant Information

 If you are interested in applying to the Nursing program, please review the admissions points information.

  • All applications that are submitted by the application deadline will be evaluated.
  • Please check back here regularly as new and updated information will be posted as needed. 

If the usual deadline for application is on a weekend or holiday, applications will be accepted on the next business day.

FOR ENTRY INTO APPLICATION
PERIOD
ACCUPLACER TEST*
For reading, writing,  and math
must be taken no earlier than 
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Fall Quarter  Jan. 15- Apr. 3  January 15th  the previous year  April 3, 4:30 p.m.
Winter Quarter  Aug. 15- Oct. 3  August 15th the previous year  October 3, 4:30 p.m.
Spring Quarter  Nov. 15-Jan. 3  November 15th the previous year  January 3, 4:30 p.m.

*If your ACCUPLACER test scores are older than the date indicated, you must re-test

The ACCUPLACER tests is now the required test for Nursing Program applicants until further notice.  Please check back for future changes and updates.

The ACCUPLACER is a nursing application screening requirement which ALL APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE regardless of  previous degrees or coursework to show current proficiency in math, reading and writing at the time of application.

  • If the test was taken for academic placement within the one-year timeframe for the nursing application, then it does not need to be retaken. 
  • If it was taken more than a year prior to the end of the application timeframe, then the ACCUPLACER must be taken before the application deadline.
  • The ACCUPLACER test may be taken at any college that offers it. The printed official test scores must be submitted with the nursing application.

REQUIRED ACCUPLACER TEST SCORES: always keep a copy of your results for your own records

ACCUPLACER TEST
Reading Sentence Skills

Elementary Algebra

College Level Math
Taken within 1 year of the 1st  day of Spring 2017 or Fall  2017 application

80+

73+

63+

25+

 

Link to Shoreline Testing Center: Testing Center Schedule