Acceptance into the Nursing program is selective and competitive. It is based on the total points accumulated in the criteria outlined below.
Upon completion of the minimum requirements, an evaluation will be completed and the applicants will be notified by the Nursing department regarding program consideration and selection. Once the pool of selected candidates has been determined the applicant will be assigned to a fall, winter or spring quarter. The Nursing department is unable to accept requests for specific quarter starts.
Students are ranked based on the following 48-point scale:
The Clark College Nursing Department will determine the most qualified applicant. Factors considered include number of repeats, academic rigor, and science GPA.
If you are not selected:
Qualified applicants not selected for program entry must return a response by the specified date if they wish to be considered in the next selection. Students who are not accepted are encouraged to meet with a Health Occupation Advisor to determine strategies to increase their competitiveness. They will not be given priority during future selection processes. Students will be included in the selection three times, provided they keep their files current. Students who have been included in selection the maximum number of times must meet with a health occupation advisor, if they wish to re-apply.