Nursing Application Process

Applying to Registered Nursing (RN) Program

NOTE: You must be a currently enrolled student at SCC to apply for the RN program!

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 with any questions regarding transcripts.

RN 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 the nursing website ( 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 to be considered for admission. All general education courses do not have to be completed to apply to the program.
  • 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.
  •  Registered Nursing Program Selective Ranking Score Sheet/Program Prerequisites - Click Here 


Application Steps:

  1. Apply to SCC if you are not a current student - Click Here

    • Apply to SCC, if you are not a current SCC student.
      If you are already a current student at SCC, go to Step 2.
  2. Complete pre-admissions TEAS Test - Click Here

    Required for applicants.

  3. Submit your application for ADN Program - Click Here

    • Submit your application for the SCC ADN program. 
    • Application Link:  Click Here 
    • Applications for Spring 2024 will be accepted with a deadline of October 13, 2023

  4. Demographics Form - Click Here 

Program Updates:

  • Effective Fall 2021: Biology Changes 
    • 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.
    • BIO 210, BIO 211, and BIO 225 must be completed by the time the student enters the program.
  • Effective Spring 2021: TEAS Scores - For Spring 2021 admission class and all future classes, ALL applicants must submit TEAS scores with their application. Prior to 2021, it is recommended that students take the ATI TEAS. 
  • Effective for the Fall 2019, Spring 2020 and admission class and all future classes, the Hepatitis B vaccine series will be required as part of the immunizations for the Nursing program.