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NOTE: You must be a currently enrolled student at SCC to apply for the Associate Degree in Nursing - ADN program! This application is available on the MySCC Portal.
Apply to Spartanburg Community College if you are not already a current student. Students need to be accepted to SCC before applying for the program. All transcripts should be sent directly to the SCC Admissions department if you are transferring classes. Please contact them at (864) 592-4800 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions regarding transcripts.
ADN Application Process
How do I apply? Admission Requirements:
Admission into the SCC nursing program is very competitive. All applications are carefully reviewed by the School of Nursing. Please consult the SCC academic website and nursing website (www.sccsc.edu/nursing) for more details, including the Frequently Asked Questions section.
Minimum Admission Criteria:
- Applicants must be admitted to Spartanburg Community College and have a minimum GPA of 2.5 in required general education courses
- Applicants must earn a grade of C or better in all prerequisite courses. All general education courses do not have to be completed to apply to the program.
- MAT 110 or 120, COL 101/103, BIO 210, BIO 211, and BIO 225 must be completed by the time the student enters the program. Courses in progress at the time of application will not be awarded points. Please view the current Biology Policy.
- Applicants must complete the TEAS test to be considered for admission. Details for the exam can be found in the TEAS Policy.
Apply to SCC, if you are not a current SCC student.
If you are already a current student at SCC, go to Step 2.
- Submit your application for the SCC ADN program. View and download items needed for this packet in the next section.
- Application for Spring 2022 will be accepted for Fall 2022
ADN - October 17-19, 2022
LPN - November 7-10, 2022
- Application documents are submitted on the ADN MySCC Portal site.
Items to be Completed for Application Packet
- Enter grades for all general education courses completed.
- If you have exempted a course, do not include that course.
- GPA must be 2.5 or higher for general education courses.
- Use the interactive GPA Calculator PDF to aid in collecting this information.
- All applicants must upload a copy of a SCC unofficial transcript to support courses/grades included on the selective ranking sheet, even if all courses were transferred in.
- The following video will cover how to download a copy of your unofficial transcript: Student Planning Video 8 - Unofficial Transcript (panopto.com)
- Students must upload a copy of their official scores on the TEAS test. Version VI, VII or the online test, TEAS at ATI.
- If you have taken the TEAS test at another school, your official scores must be transferred to SCC for verification. Request TEAS scores to be transferred at ATI store (new website)
- A transfer equivalency report (TER) MUST be uploaded if you are transferring courses to SCC. Without this report, grades listed on the selective ranking sheet cannot be verified and accepted.
- The TER can only be obtained from the SCC Registrar's Office.
- Please allow 1 month from the time transcripts are submitted to receive a TER from the registrar's office.
Important to Know
- Biology courses may only be attempted twice within a five (5) year period for students pursuing the ADN degree. A withdrawal is considered an attempt. Any attempt in a biology course beyond the 2nd attempt will NOT be awarded points on the selective ranking sheet.
- There is a five 5-year limit on the biology courses within the curriculum.
- MAT 110/120, BIO 210, BIO 211, and BIO 225 must be completed by the time the student enters the program.
- ALL applicants must submit TEAS scores with their application. Prior to 2021, it is recommended that students take the ATI TEAS.
- The hepatitis B vaccine series are required as part of the immunizations for the nursing program.
- BIO 240 (Nutrition) is a required general education course for the SCC nursing curriculum.