ADN Admission Requirements

Transcripts & General Education Course Requirement

All prerequisites:

  • must be complete at the time of application
  • must have a minimum of 2.0 in each course
  • must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0

Submit official college/university transcripts to the Bellevue College Evaluations Office.

  • Evaluations/Graduation Office
    Bellevue College
    3000 Landerholm Circle SE
    BellevueWA 98007-6406

Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)

The TEAS (current version) must be completed within the valid test period and cannot be taken more than two times in the same period. A minimum of 74% is required.

Writeplacer Test

The WritePlacer test must be taken within the valid test period. You can only take this test once in the same period. A minimum score of 4 is required. (Compass E-Write scores will be accepted through September 1, 2017 if they are within the valid test period.)

ADN Application Required Documents

To ensure your health and safety and the the clients in health care agencies that provide clinical learning experiences, the following documentation is required.

The BLS card must be issued by a person or facility qualified specifically to instruct BLS Provider courses (American Heart Association) that includes infant, child and adult content. Other types of CPR certification will not be accepted. Bellevue College offers a BLS Provider course.

Note: Missing documents or lack of compliance with any of these requirements will prevent you from entering the program.

Documents and Records Required After Acceptance into the Program

Once you have been accepted into the Nursing Program, you must submit the following documents by the specific due date indicated by the program.
Proof of Selective Service System RegistrationAll male students between 18 and 25 years of age must show proof of selective service registration. For information visit
AIDS/HIV Training CertificateA copy of AIDS/HIV 7 hour course Certificate of Completion.
Nursing Assistant CertificationBefore starting the program (i.e. First day of the class), you must obtain a Certificate of Completion (NAC) from a two-year community or technical college. If you attended a non-community/technical college program, you must obtain a Washington State NAC license.
* CNA Program is offered at Bellevue College.
Learn more about the program and application process.
Background Check ReportStudents must request a background check report.


Last Updated June 15, 2018