RN Program

ATTENTION NEW APPLICANTS: Evaluations are required to apply. If evaluations are not complete in time for nursing application, nursing application will not be accepted.

Application Forms will only be available during the application period
Fall Semester Admission: January 2nd - February 2nd       

Spring Semester Admission: August 1st - September 1st

How to Apply:

  • Submit college application and be admitted to SBVC (Become a Student)  Nursing Program Application is available in nursing department or online.
     Note: Program applications cannot be submitted electronically.  Students must
               download and print the application.
  • Submit the following to the Nursing Department by appropriate deadline when all prerequisites are completed with grades posted.
  • Proof of High School completion (transcript OR Diploma OR G.E.D. score OR California State High School  Proficiency exam score)
  • Evaluation of Prior credit from all colleges attended except SBVC or Crafton Hills College (must be  issued in last 6 months)
  • Proof of Social Security Number (Copy will be made by department office)
  • Financial Aid Award Letter if student is attempting to earn points for financial need within the “Special Circumstances” category.
  • Go to Application to download application

 

incomplete and/or late applications will not be accepted.

-Application to the Nursing program (available in Heath & Life Science Building, HLS 101 or online)

-Applicant admission to the program is competitively based on a points system

-Students will be notified in writing of their admission status and if they have been selected to complete the HESI Exam.

-Applicants wishing to transfer from another nursing program will only be considered if space is available.  Currently, there is no space available for transfer students for the 2016-2017 academic year


Late applications will not be accepted.

Nursing Application Evaluations of Prior Credit:
 
Students must submit all official transcripts and request for an evaluation during the following dates in order to apply for the nursing program. Transcripts will not be collected in the nursing application. Instead, Evaluations of Prior Credit are required within application package.

For January 02-Feb 02 applications: October 01-December 15th

For August 01-September 01 applications: May 01-July 15

Additional information on credit evaluations: click here

 

Getting Started:

1. Apply to SBVC

2. Complete mandatory online orientation

3. If all prerequisites have been completed at colleges and/or universities other than SBVC, please see the nursing counselor for a matriculation exemption prior to applying to the nursing program.

4. Apply to Nursing Program within the above indicated application periods. Please note that grades must be posted for all prerequisite courses at time of application.

 

HESI by Invitation Only

Students applying to the nursing program are not required to take the HESI Exam prior to their application to the nursing program. Students will be required to submit their completed application packet with the exception of the HESI between the aforementioned dates.

Upon receipt of the applications, the nursing department will then screen all applications submitted after the September 1st deadline and will invite eligible students to take the HESI Exam.  A letter will be mailed to students who are selected inclusive of details regarding HESI registration, location and submission deadline. Note: We do not accept outside HESI scores. 

 

 

 Note:

  • Application for admission to Nursing Program is available in the Health Science Division Office, HLS 101 or online during application periods only.
  • Proof of High School completion (transcript or Diploma or G.E.D. score or California State High School Proficiency exam score, if no degree has been earned)
  • Official college transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended, except SBVC or Crafton Hills College
  • Copy of Financial Aid Award letter if attempting to earn points for financial need within the “Special Circumstances” category.  
  • Proof of Social Security Number (Copy will be made by department office)

Registration in nursing program courses is limited to students who have completed program prerequisites, degree required courses, have applied, and been accepted into the nursing program. The nursing program is four semesters in length after completion of prerequisites and degree required courses. Classes and clinical experiences are scheduled Monday through Friday (daytime and evenings). Students are admitted twice a year in the Fall and Spring semesters.

Important: A background check and health requirement verification will be required before enrollment in the program. California may deny Registered Nursing license to an applicant based on a conviction or legal action substantially related to nursing practice.