Nursing (ADN)/Nursing Transition (LVN to ADN)

Application Instructions

We’re glad you're interested in the Alvin Community College Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) or LVN-to-ADN Transition program! ACC has educated individuals to enter the nursing profession for over 50 years and our ADN program has an outstanding reputation.

Minimum Requirements

You must meet the following minimum requirements by the nursing application deadline to be eligible to apply to the nursing program. If you do not meet these minimum requirements your application will not be considered.  

  • GPA = 3.0 or higher: If at the time you apply, you have grades in any courses that are part of our ADN degree, the GPA of those grades must be at least 3.0. Courses in-progress at the time you apply do NOT count in the GPA. Grades posted after the deadline will NOT count in the GPA. Grades that are not part of the ADN degree will NOT count in the GPA.
  • HESI A2 test scores = 78 or higher: You must make at least 78 for both the reading section and cumulative score. You can make less on other sections (except for reading) as long as the cumulative score is at least 78.

ADN Program Application

Admission is competitive. On average, 40 students are admitted to the ADN program each fall (August) and spring (January) semester.

September 3-30, 2019

Application and supporting documents must be received by
4pm on September 30, 2019

LVN-ADN Transition Program Application

Admission is competitive. On average, 10-20 students are admitted to the LVN-ADN Transition program beginning each June.

February 3-March 2, 2020

Application and supporting documents must be received by
4 PM March 2, 2020

Check Your Application Status

After submitting your application, you may check the status online. Please allow up to 5 business days for your status screen to update, after submitting an application or completing an application step. The status screen is your way to make sure you have completed all your application steps by the deadline. We will not contact you unless we need to discuss a specific issue with you.

Acceptance Notifications

Applicants are notified whether they are accepted into a nursing program approximately 6 weeks after the nursing application deadline. 

Notifications are sent by email, so keep your email address current with the Nursing office. Make sure that emails from Alvin Community College go to your inbox and not to your spam or junk folder. Email is the official means of communication between ACC and students.

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