School Closed Mon. February 19th
Shoreline Community College will be closed Mon., February 19th, in observance of Presidents' Day. 
All offices on campus will be closed, and no services will be available to students or the public during this period. The College will reopen for normal operating hours Tues., Feb. 20.

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Required Tests

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 reading, writing,  and math
must be taken no earlier than 
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

Reading Sentence Skills

Elementary Algebra

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






Link to Shoreline Testing Center: Testing Center Schedule