ADN Application Dates

Application cycles for the ADN Program are offered three times a year for the cohorts beginning in Fall, Winter, and Spring. The application dates are the same every year, so applicants who are planning for a future application should use the current cycle dates to plan for their future application. Applicants should only apply to the cohorts which they would like to join, as applications will not be considered for multiple application cycles and admitted students will not be allowed to switch between cohorts except in extraordinary circumstances.

2021-2022 Application Dates

Spring Part-time Program

Application Period

October 26, 2021 – November 30, 2021 (application closes at 8:59 pm Pacific Time/11:59 pm Eastern Time)

Testing Period

~1 year before applying, October 15, 2020 – November 30, 2021

Student Notifications

TBD

Orientation for Cohort

TBD (exact time and location not yet finalized)

Winter Full-time Program

Application Period

August 17, 2021 – September 21, 2021 (application closes at 8:59 pm Pacific Time/11:59 pm Eastern Time)

Testing Period

~1 year before applying, August 15, 2020 – September 21, 2021

Student Notifications

October 23

Orientation for Cohort

The week of November 18 (exact time and location not yet finalized)

Fall Full-time Program

Application Period

March 8, 2022 – April 12, 2022 (application closes at 8:59 pm Pacific Time/11:59 pm Eastern Time)

Testing Period

March 1, 2021 – April 12, 2022

Student Notifications

May 18

Orientation for Cohort

The week of June 14 (exact time and location not yet finalized)

Application Period

The NursingCAS application is open for 5 weeks, and closes at 8:59 pm Pacific time (11:59 pm Eastern time) on the deadline. The Bellevue College ADN program application is not available on NursingCAS until the application period starts; however, students may start filling in their Personal Information, Academic History, and Supporting Information on NursingCAS prior to the application period.

Testing Period

The TEAS and Writeplacer must be taken within 1 year of the application period. If either of these exams was taken more than one year before the application period, they must be retaken within the application’s testing period. Test scores may be used for more than one application, as long as they were taken within both applications’ testing periods.

Student Notifications

The ADN applications are reviewed by the Nursing program within one month of the application deadline. Students are notified of the program’s decision by the Student Notification date.

Orientation for cohort

The orientation for each cohort is approximately one month after student notifications go out. Students are expected to attend the orientation to learn more about classes, books, materials, and expectations of a student nurse.

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Last Updated May 14, 2021