What do I need to apply to the Nursing program?

  • Requirements to Apply: 
    • View the required Virtual Nursing Overview Session.This virtual session has replaced the in-person overview session.:
    • Completion of high school OR college Biology with lab OR Anatomy & Physiology I with lab, with a grade of C (73%) or higher.
    • Completion of high school OR college Chemistry with lab, with a grade of C (73%) or higher.
    • Eligible for ENG 101 English Composition I and MAT 177 Statistics
      • Eligibility may be demonstrated through placement, course enrollment, previous college coursework, or high school transcripts.
    • Cumulative 2.5 GPA or higher
    • Three completed Health Program Recommendation Forms
      • Recommendations must be from individuals who can evaluate your performance in a work or classroom setting and cannot be from relatives and family members. One recommendation must be from a faculty member.
    • Completion of the TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) - Nursing with an individual score of 62.0% or higher within the last twelve months from a valid testing site.
  • Review the Nursing Program Information and Admission Requirements to learn about the Nursing Day and Part-Time Evening Weekend Options
  • Review the TEAS Testing FAQs to see a list of approved TEAS testing sites and other important information about the TEAS requirement. Click here to learn how to register for TEAS online
    • Students can attend Virtual TEAS Workshops with our ACE Tutoring Department to prepare for the TEAS exam!
    • **Students planning to take the TEAS test at the MCC campus will be required to show proof of COVID vaccination.  
  • Apply by completing a Middlesex Community College Admission Online Application
  • Submit transcripts by sending them to the addresses listed here.
  • Deadline: Admission to Nursing is on a rolling basis. Students who have completed their application are placed on the waiting list and are ranked in order by the date their application is complete. This is the order in which students are admitted to the program. Students are not applying to start in a specific semester of the program, but to be placed on the waiting list.
  • Contact Jennifer Migliozzi, Assistant Director of Admissions, directly at or 978-656-3209 with any questions.

If you have not met the requirements for Nursing:

Nursing LPN-RN Option

Please watch the LPN Advanced Placement Overview at the following link:

Qualified Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) who meet the college's Nursing program admission requirements may apply for advanced placement on a space-available basis. LPNs may request credit for prior learning and apply those credits to an Associate in Science degree in Nursing. In addition to the admission application materials above, LPNs should download and complete the LPN Advanced Placement Form below along with the other admission application materials.

Last Modified: 2/15/22