Attention: There have been changes to the RN Application process – click here to read the letter from the RN Program Director.

Application Handbook

Download and read carefully the Registered Nursing Application Handbook. The handbook describes application criteria and complete information on the selection process as well as the philosophy and objectives of each program. The handbook is extensive and may contain additional information not featured here. 

The following links are examples which will assist you in successfully preparing an application for submission on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.  DISCLAIMER:  These are examples and meant for your reference only.  Your completed application may appear different to these examples and may be more/less extensive.

Example - RN Re-Applicant (Applicants applying to the program a second, third or fourth time )

Example - New RN Applicant

Your entire application must be printed single-sided.

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How Many Applicants are Accepted?

The Merced College RN Program currently accepts 27-30 students into each semester.

LVN Students

LVN students applying for the RN Program must complete the application and be accepted before entering REGN-01 LVN to RN Transition course.  Effective Fall 2009 all LVN applicants must meet the same selection criteria as applicants entering the generic RN Program in the first semester.

LVN to RN applications are accepted at any time.  Use the applications forms located within the Registered Nursing Application Handbook.

Click here for ATI TEAS Test Dates

ATI TEAS Letter from RN Program Director - September 2017

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