Admission to Nursing and Health Sciences Programs

Fall 2024 Nursing Application is now closed. 

Our next Application Period Opens in March 2025.

Fall 2024 Nursing Application is now available. Deadline is June 3.

Applying to the Nursing Program

nursing students seated at desks in a classroom

Step 1: Become an Atlantic Cape student
The Nursing program is only open to Atlantic Cape students. If you are already a student OR have ever taken a credit class at Atlantic Cape, you DO NOT need to reapply . If you are not a student or have never taken classes here, click the button below to apply for admissions.

Apply for Admission

Step 2: Confirm that you meet prerequisites
All applicants must meet the  nursing program requirements.
Read more about the requirements here.

Required Documentation:
  • Must have grades of C or better with a minimum GPA of 3.0 for these prerequisite courses: 
    • BIOL  220 (formerly, BIOL120)
    • ENGL 101
    • PSYC 101
    • SOCL 101.
      • If you did not complete these classes at Atlantic Cape, you must provide an official transcript.
  • An overall undergraduate GPA of 2.5
  • A copy of your ATI TEAS with a score of 58.7 or higher
  • A copy of NJ Driver's License or NJ Non-Driver's Photo ID
  • Proof of high school completion

Note: Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) currently licensed in the State of New Jersey, who qualify for admission, may be eligible for advanced placement. LPNs also must have grade of C or better in BIOL 221 for consideration. For more information, please read through our selection process for the nursing program.

Step 3: Fill out the Nursing Application form

OUR NEXT APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS IN MARCH 2025, applications will be posted in early 2025.

Step 4: Pay the application fee
Detailed directions on how to pay the application fee can be found in the Nursing Application or you can make a payment in-person at our One-Stop Welcome Center at any of our 3 campus locations. 

Step 5: Submit your application
Email your completed application, required documentation (transcripts, TEAS scores, and photo ID) with proof of payment to All steps must be completed by June 3. Only completed applications will be considered for admission.


For more information

For more information contact or stop by our One-Stop Welcome Center at any of our campus locations during business hours.