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Registered Nursing Program Application

 Registered Nursing Application Handbook

(This application was used for students applying in March 2014)

Old or outdated applications/forms will not be accepted!  The revised application will become availablelate December 2014 or early January 2015.

The Registered Nursing Program Application Handbook is provided to give the student step-by-step procedures in applying to the RN Program.  You may download the handbook when it becomes available in January 2014.  The application handbook contains information about equivalent courses in the prerequisites.


The Allied Health Office will begin accepting RN applications:

March 2015 - Days & Times TBA

 TEAS V Testing Dates (click on link - Read carefully!)

Frequently Asked Questions (by Sue Helfgott)

Applications will not be accepted before or after these dates & times--for any reason.  It is the student's responsibility to meet with a counselor at least one month before the application period if they have classes not listed on the grid. 

NOTE:  27-30 students for Fall 2015 and 27-30 students for Spring 2016 are selected from this application pool.

For consideration applications must be:

  1. Submitted within the application window - hand delivered to the Allied Health Office 126Mailed applications will NOT be accepted and returned to sender.
  2. Complete without exception.  Incomplete applications will be returned.

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

 Grid of Comparable Prerequisite Courses

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.

.Updated on 11/20/2014