View courses, degrees, and/or certificates for this program in the catalog.

ATTENTION NEW APPLICANTS: Evaluations for outside transcripts are required to apply. If evaluation of prior credit are not complete in time for nursing application, nursing application will not be accepted.


-Application to the Nursing program (available Online)

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

-Students will be notified via mail of their admission status and if they have been selected to complete the HESI Exam. They will also be notified if they were denied.

-Applicants wishing to transfer from another nursing program or international will only be considered if space is available. 

Currently, there is no space available for transfer students for the 2019-2020 academic year

Late applications will not be accepted. Only SBVC students do not need Evaluations of Prior Credit. Additional information on credit evaluations: click here

Getting Started

  1. Apply to SBVC Submit college application and be admitted to SBVC (Become a Student)
  2. Complete mandatory online orientation
  3. Apply to Nursing Program.

Note: Program applications cannot be submitted electronically.  Students must download, type,and print the application.

Grades must be posted for all prerequisite courses at time of application.

Note: Program applications cannot be submitted electronically. Students must download, type,and print the application.

Go to Application to download application and type in fillable form.

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 acceptamce committee will then screen all eligible applications submitted after the application 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. 

>Important:A background check and health requirement verification will be required before enrollment in the program. SBVC may deny students with priors or pending priors on background check. Also, BRN may deny Registered Nursing license to an applicant based on a conviction or legal action substantially related to nursing practice.


  • Proof of High School completion (official transcripts, G.E.D. score, or California State High School Proficiency exam score, if no Bachelor's degree has been earned) Must be on file with admissions and records.
  • Official college transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended even Crafton Hills College, except SBVC. Must be on file with admissions and records
  • Copy of Financial Aid Award letter if attempting to earn points for financial need within the “Special Circumstances” category.  
  • Proof of Social Security Number or Tax ID 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.