New Mexico Junior College


How to Apply to the NMJC Registered Nursing Program

Application Process


  1. Students interested in NMJC's Nursing Program must first apply for admission to NMJC through the Registrar's office.
  2. View the Registered Nursing Program Admission Requirements (links to these documents are located in the Nursing Menu)
  3. Prospective nursing students must complete 24 credit hours of prerequisite course work for the ADN (AASN) degree before being considered for the program. Please see an academic advisor for more information. A minimum GPA of 2.75 is required.
  4. Request transcripts from high school and other colleges to be sent to the Registrar's office for evaluation.
  5. Prospective nursing students must send high school transcript or earned GED scores, as well as all college transcripts and transcript evaluations to the Registrar’s office. It is the students responsibility to request all transcripts and transcript evaluations be sent to the nursing department from the Registrar's office.
  6. Students must take and achieve a minimum of 58.7% on the ATI TEAS exam prior to applying for the program. The exam can only be taken twice in one year with at least 30 days between attempts. Only the TEAS scores achieved within the one-year period prior to the May 20 application deadline for application are considered.
  7. Download and Complete the ADN application packet (all forms) and return to the Allied Health and Nursing Department located in McLean Hall 116. NOTE: The deadline for admission to the fall term is May 20th of that academic year.
  8. Students will be notified of their acceptance, waitlist, or denial status by June 15.

Students who wish to be considered for re-entry into the nursing program must follow the re-entry process that is found in the NMJC Student Nurse Handbook. A link to this handbook is provided in the navigation bar.