NURSING ADMISSIONS

Admission to the Nursing Program is a two-application process. Applicants must fill out the Admissions application and a Nursing Admission Application. Completion of these two applications does not guarantee admission to the program.

NOTE: If you have already attended Cayuga and filled out an admissions application, you do not need to fill out the admissions application.

Step 1: Apply to Cayuga as a new, degree-seeking student

Step 2: Complete the Nursing Admission Application

Nursing application submissions for the Fall 2020 semester are no longer being accepted.The next opportunity to apply to our Nursing program will be for the Fall 2021 semester.
You are encouraged to first enroll in the Liberal Arts and Sciences/Humanities and Social Science program, which provides you with the opportunity to complete prerequisites and select required courses for the nursing degree. This plan allows three years to complete the Nursing program.

NURSING INFORMATION SESSIONS

Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend a nursing information session.

During an information session, you will have the opportunity to meet with faculty, students, and Admissions representatives.

Class of 2018 Nursing Students
Nursing Information Sessions schedule for both AUBURN and FULTON campus
AUBURN CAMPUS
Day Date Time Room
Monday March 2, 2020 4:00 pm Student Lounge
Saturday April 25, 2020 10:00 am Open House
Friday August 28, 2020 12:30 – 1:30 pm Student Lounge (Orientation)
Tuesday September 22, 2020 4:00 pm Student Lounge
Monday October 19, 2020 4:00 pm Student Lounge
  November TBA TBA
Wednesday December 2, 2020 4:00 pm Student Lounge
FULTON CAMPUS
Day Date Time Room
Tuesday March 3, 2020 4:00 pm Room F-167
Saturday April 18, 2020 10:00 am Open House
Thursday August 27, 2020 12:30 – 1:30 pm Room F-167 (Orientation)
Wednesday September 23, 2020 4:00 pm Room F-167
Tuesday October 20, 2020 4:00 pm Room F-167
  November TBA TBA
Tuesday December 1, 2020 4:00 pm Room F-167

NURSING PROGRAM APPLICATION AND REQUIREMENTS

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NOTE: As the College responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, course placement and other admission policies and practices may be altered. For the latest information regarding placement, contact the Admissions Office at admissions@cayuga-cc.edu or 866- 598-8883.  

The Nursing program has its own specific application form and process. The online application will be available in October 2020 and has a deadline of January 15, 2021. In addition, the following pre-requisites must be completed and proof submitted by the postmarked application deadline to be considered:

    • High school or equivalent diploma
    • Algebra math proficiency:
      1. Testing into Math 102 or higher on the Cayuga placement exams
      or
      2. Completion of Math 099 or higher with a grade of C (or equivalent) or higher
      or
      3. Have taken Math 099 or higher at another institution
      or
      4. Completion of pre-calculus or higher in high school with a grade of C (or equivalent) or higher
    • Satisfactory completion (C or 70% or higher) of high school or college biology
    • Satisfactory completion (C or 70% or higher) of high school or college chemistry
    • Minimum cumulative GPA or overall high school average of 75% or 2.5

  • Two professional references

 

NURSING APPLICATION FORMS

Nursing applications for Fall 2021 will be available October 1, 2020.

ADMISSION TO THE PROGRAM: STEPS AND DEADLINES

    • Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend a Nursing Information Session.
    • Technical standards are abilities and behaviors that a nursing student must be able to perform to function in a safe manner. It is essential that students of nursing possess and maintain the following functional requirements, with or without reasonable accommodations.
    • Admission to the Nursing Program is a two-application process. Applicants must fill out the Admissions Application and a Nursing Admission Application. Completion of these two applications does not guarantee admission to the program.
    • Download the Professional Reference Form to be used for your professional references submission.
    • January 15, 2021, is the postmark deadline to apply for Fall 2021 enrollment for the Auburn and Fulton Campus.

  • Study resources and practice tests are available for purchase through ATI TEAS® at www.atitesting.com or the College bookstore for approximately $25.00. A copy of the ATI TEAS Study Manual: 6th Edition is available on reserve in the Cayuga library.
  • All applications will be considered competitively.
  • Applicants will be notified of the acceptance decision in March for Fall enrollment.
  • Applicants who are not accepted must reapply to be considered for enrollment the following year.

NURSING ENTRANCE EXAM

The Nursing Entrance Exam must be completed by January 15, 2021 for Fall 2021 admission.

Exam dates for Fall 2021 RN program will be available soon.

Testing Locations

All tests will take place at:

Cayuga Community College: Auburn Campus
Center for Academic Success
197 Franklin St
Auburn, NY 13021

Cayuga Community College: Fulton Campus
Center for Academic Success-Learning Commons
11 River Glen Drive
Fulton, NY  13069