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Selection Criteria

A maximum of 24 students are selected each year for the two-year (six-quarter) program. Applicants to the Nursing Program are selected after a thorough review of all completed applications, including official transcripts, NAC documentation, and Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) scores. All courses completed through the spring quarter of the nursing program application year will be reviewed. Only students who have completed all aspects of the application process and who meet all general requirements will be considered. Students are urged to contact the Admissions office to discuss substitutions if applicable (see “Contact Us” page).

The nursing SELECTION SCORING RUBRIC can be viewed by clicking "here".

Alternate courses that are eligible for program prerequisites can be viewed by clicking "here".

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Our Nursing Program


Over the past 4 years, Centralia College RN students have averaged the following:

  • Completion rate: 97%
  • NCLEX-RN first-time pass rate: 90%
  • Employment rate (as a RN within first 6 months of graduation): 98%