ADN Application Instructions

Please read the following application guidelines and instruction.

An ADN Program Application Checklist and a GPA Worksheet are available to assist you with gathering the documents needed for your application.

Fall 2017 – Six Quarter Option

  • Application Period: December 1, 2016 through March 31, 2017
  • Testing Period:  February 4, 2016 through March 31, 2017

Winter 2018 – Six Quarter Option

  • Application Period: April 3, 2017 through June 30, 2017
  • Testing Period: February 4, 2016 through June 30, 2017

Spring 2018 – Ten Quarter Option

  • Application Period: May 1, 2017 through September 1, 2017
  • Testing Period:  September 1, 2016 through September 1, 2017


If you are a first time BC student or a student who is returning to the college after four or more quarters, you must apply to the college before applying to the nursing program.

If you are a current BC student, skip Step 1.

Step 1: Apply to Bellevue College for General Admission and pay the college general admission fee ($34).

Step 2:  Register and Pay for ADN Application Fee

Note: you will need a BC Student ID for this process.

  1. Go to registration site
  2. Register using the Item #:  APPN
  3. Make payment of $40 (non-refundable)
  4. Print receipt

Select Quarter: Select the quarter you are applying in not the quarter you are applying for.

** Be sure to pay $40 ADN application fee and print receipt.

Step 3: Complete Application

Spring 2018 Part-Time ADN Application (Closes September 1, 2017)

**Form must be typed, printed and signed (handwritten forms will NOT be accepted, original signatures only).

Step 4: Submit Application to ADN Program

Application must be submitted in an envelope, labeled with your name and “ADN Application.”  Application packet should include:

Your application may also include:

ADN applications and requirements must be postmarked by the application deadline. We will not accept faxes or emails.

Bellevue College Associate Degree Nursing Program
ATTN: ADN Admission Committee
3000 Landerholm Circle SE, T208
Bellevue, Washington 98007-9484

Note: Background check report is not required to apply. You will be asked to run/pay for it if you are admitted to the program.

Step 5: Submit Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)

If you took the TEAS at another institution, you need to request an official transcript through ATI. A copy of your score report will not be accepted.

Step 6: Submit Transcripts to the Evaluations Office or directly to the Nursing Program

Submit official college/university transcripts to the Bellevue College Evaluations Office at the address below or the Nursing Program at the address above.

Bellevue College Evaluations Office
ATTN: Nursing Program Admission
3000 Landerholm Circle SE, B125
Bellevue, Washington 98007-9484

Step 7: Interview

In rare circumstances, the applicants may have an interview with the committee and nursing faculty.

Application Decision Notification

Applicants for the Winter 2018 full-time option will be notified by the end of August of admission. Applicants for the Spring 2018 part-time program will be notified in December/January of admission to the program, alternate list or not qualified.

Last Updated July 20, 2017