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Nursing Application 2023-2024

  • This application is currently closed - please check back for the 2024-2025 application.

  • Non-Refundable Application Fee: $25

    Priority Deadline: March 1, 2023 at Noon  /  Final Deadline: May 23, 2023 at Noon

    Admission Requirements:

    • U.S. High school graduate or equivalent
    • 2.5 cumulative college GPA (or 2.5 high school GPA within 1 year if no college GPA is available)
    • Eligible to register for college-level English and Math courses with no supplemental coursework needed. This is determined by placement scores (such as ACT, SAT or other placement methods, excluding self-selection) IF prior college credit is not adequate to meet English/Math requirements.
    • ATI TEAS test Version 7 results with an adjusted individual composite score of 58 or higher
      • Scores must be within 3 years of application date; ATI TEAS test Version 6 accepted if within one year of test date
      • Applicants can test 2 times within 1 year. Those who do not achieve the minimum score in 2 attempts within the same year are ineligible for 1 year.
    • Applicants must be eligible to register for coursework.
    • Applicants must be prepared to make $200 confirmation deposit with letter of acceptance.
      For priority consideration you must have a minimum of 12 selection points. Those submitting by March 1 who are under 12 points will be reviewed at the final deadline.

    All application materials must be submitted by NOON on March 1 for priority consideration or the final deadline of NOON on May 23. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    A completed application includes:

    • Completed Nursing application
    • Placement test scores (such as ACT, SAT, or other placement methods per college website, excluding self-selection) IF prior college credit is not adequate to meet English/Math requirements
    • Official transcripts from ALL prior colleges and universities, regardless of age and applicability to the Nursing program on file at the college. Official college transcripts should be sent to Transcripts should arrive sufficiently prior to the deadline to allow at least 10 business days for processing.Official U.S. high school transcript indicating date of graduation; or General Education Development (GED) scores; or Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) scores; or High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) scores on file at the college. Official high school/equivalency transcripts should be sent to
    • Official ATI TEAS score transcript. Instructions for submitting scores in the proper format can be found on the Nursing program webpage.


    1. Complete the online form below.
    2. Email TEAS scores in the proper format to Click here for instructions.
    3. Email copies of all active licensures and certifications to No points will be awarded for licensures and certifications without documentation.
    4. Pay the $25 application fee in your NOW Account. Click here for instructions.  

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  • If no, Are you a greencard holder (permanent US resident):

  • Have either of your parents received a bachelor's degree: *

  • Are you Hispanic or Latino: *

  • Please select all that apply: *

  • Do you have current or prior military service: *

  • If yes, please specify:

  • Are you a registered sex offender: *

  • Academic Information :

  • If you have ever attended any other college for at least one day, please list each college. Failure to list all colleges may result in suspension. Do not abbreviate college names.

  • Have you previously attended West Virginia Northern: *

  • If yes, was it before 1990:

  • Were you dismissed from any institution for disciplinary reasons:

  • Have you been admitted as a Nursing student at WVNCC or in any other Nursing program?: *

  • Have you received a non-passing or unsatisfactory grade in any Nursing courses at any college: *

  • Licensure and Certification:

  • Do you hold any professional or occupational licensure(s) or certification(s) including American Heart Association – BLS card? (Active licensures/certifications only - Documentation is required): *

  • If yes, provide the following and then email a copy of your license(s) or certification(s) to No selection points are awarded without documentation.

  • Has a complaint ever been filed against the above listed license(s) or certification(s)?:

  • Has action ever been taken against the above listed license(s) or certification(s)?:

  • Employment:

  • Are you currently working as a Certified Nursing Assistant or Medical Technician?: *

  • Employment Start Date:

  • The West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses may deny licensure testing to any applicant proven guilty of certain infractions such as, but not limited to, fraud, felony, domestic violence, or moral misconduct (Chapter 30, Article 7, Section 11 of the Code of West Virginia). Additionally, the applicant must be able to engage in educational and training activities in a manner that does not endanger themselves or others.

    If answering YES to ANY of the questions below, email an explanation and certified copies of related court documents if applicable to

  • Have you EVER been convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor, pled nolo contendere to any crime, or been pardoned? Any conviction exclusive of minor traffic violations such as speeding must be reported. List speeding tickets only if you received three (3) speeding tickets in the last three (3) years: *

  • Have you ever or are you currently abusing prescription or over-the-counter medication?: *

  • Have you ever or are you currently using illegal drugs?: *

  • Is there any reason why your access to narcotics or substances of abuse should be restricted or limited? : *

  • Do you currently have any condition which may in any way impair your ability to practice or otherwise alter your behavior as it relates to the practice of registered professional nursing?: *

  • If you hold a professional or occupational license or certificate of any kind, has your practice ever been monitored for any reason through disciplinary action or otherwise, by any facility, board, or group? : *

  • By clicking agree: I understand that missing requirements will be communicated to me through WVNCC email ONLY and that I am responsible for checking this account regularly: *

  • By clicking agree: I understand that a $200 deposit will be required at the time of acceptance in order to reserve my spot in the program and that I may not be allowed to register or attend program orientation if the deposit is not paid by the deadline provided in my acceptance letter: *

  • By clicking agree: I acknowledge I have provided true, correct, and complete information. I have read and understand the information provided in the application. I realize that any false or misleading information on this application will be grounds for denial of admission or dismissal from the Nursing program: *

  • By entering my name below, I provide the following acknowledgment and consent for disclosure of education records: West Virginia Northern Community College seeks to ensure the privacy of all student records. In order to efficiently and accurately maintain these records, it may be necessary to disclose personal identifiable information. Applicants are asked to voluntarily sign this acknowledgement and consent. I hereby authorize West Virginia Northern Community College to release personal identifiable information pertaining to me that is contained in the educational records maintained by the college and clinical sites at the time of this application and thereafter for the purpose of my application for admission, assessment, registration for courses, and other appropriate purposes.

  • PROTECTING STUDENT PRIVACY: In accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974, WVNCC will only disclose confidential information from the education records of students to parents or other third parties with written consent from the student on file. To obtain a FERPA Release Authorization, see the College website or visit any campus service center.
    FINANCIAL AID: Financial aid programs can assist students while attending West Virginia Northern. Awards are made on the basis of need and/or scholastic achievement. Early application is recommended. Check out the website under current students/financial aid.
    VETERANS: Veterans planning to receive VA educational benefits should contact the Special Populations Counselor at (304) 214-8962 for institutional forms.
    SELECTIVE SERVICE: All male students under age 26 must be in compliance with the Military Selective Services Act.
    ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES: Students in need of special accommodations should contact the Academic Resource Center / Accessibility Services and provide appropriate documentation.
    EDGE/CAREER TECH: Students who took EDGE or Career Tech classes at a WV high school should contact the Registrar at
    INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Contact the Admissions Office to understand additional admission requirements.

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    To the best knowledge of the West Virginia Northern Community College staff, information contained in this publication was correct at the time it was distributed. However, this publication should not be considered in any way to constitute a contract between West Virginia Northern and any student. West Virginia Northern reserves the right to make changes in tuition, fees, admissions regulations, schedules, or curricula without prior notice or obligation.

    Non-Discrimination Statement
    Public Notification of Nondiscrimination in Career-Technical Opportunities

    West Virginia Northern Community College adheres to all federal, state, and local civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in employment and education. West Virginia Northern Community College does not discriminate in its admissions practices [except as permitted by law], in its employment practices, or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of sex/gender. As a recipient of federal financial assistance for education activities, West Virginia Northern Community College is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to ensure that all of its education programs and activities do not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender. Sex includes [sex, sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status].

    West Virginia Northern Community College also prohibits retaliation against any person opposing discrimination or participating in any discrimination investigation or complaint process internal or external to the institution. Sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking are forms of sex discrimination, which are prohibited under Title IX and by West Virginia Northern Community College policy.

    Any member of the campus community, guest, or visitor who acts to deny, deprive, or limit the educational, employment, residential, or social access, opportunities and/or benefits of any member of the West Virginia Northern Community College community on the basis of sex is in violation of the EEOC policy.

    Any person may report sex discrimination (whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to have experienced the conduct), in person, by mail, by telephone, by video, or by email, using the contact information listed for the Title IX Coordinator (below). A report may be made at any time (including during non-business hours) by filing an incident report at

    Robert Brak
    Title IX Coordinator
    Room 119, B&O Building
    1704 Market Street, Wheeling, WV 26003

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