ADN Admission Requirements

Transcripts & General Education Course Requirement

All prerequisites:

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

Submit official college/university transcripts to the Bellevue College Nursing Program.

Bellevue College Evaluations Office

ATTN: Nursing Program

3000 Landerholm Circle SE, T208

Bellevue, Washington 98007-9484

Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)

TEAS (Version V test) must be completed within the valid test period and cannot be taken more than 2 times in the same period. A minimum of 74% is required.

COMPASS E-Write Test

COMPASS E-Write test must be taken within the valid test period. You can only take this test once in the same period. A minimum score of 8 is required.

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

Note: 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 August 24, 2016