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Allied Health Division

Registered Nursing Program Application

 Registered Nursing Application Handbook (revised Spring 2015)

Old or outdated applications/forms will NOT be accepted!   Latest application has                                          "Revised Spring 2015" watermark

The Registered Nursing Program Application Handbook is provided to give the student step-by-step procedures in applying to the RN Program.  You may download the handbook when it becomes available in January 2014.  The application handbook contains information about equivalent courses in the prerequisites.


The Allied Health Office will begin accepting RN applications:

March 10, 11, 12, 2015 - 8:30am - 12:00pm & 1:00pm - 3:00pm

The Allied Health Office room 126 will be closed from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Frequently Asked Questions (by Sue Helfgott)

Grid of Comparable Prerequisite Courses (click on link)

Applications will not be accepted before or after these dates & times--for any reason.  It is the student's responsibility to meet with a counselor at least one month before the application period if they have classes not listed on the grid. 

NOTE:  27-30 students for Fall 2015 and 27-30 students for Spring 2016 are selected from this application pool.

For consideration applications must be:

  1. Submitted within the application window - hand delivered to the Allied Health Office 126Mailed applications will NOT be accepted and returned to sender.
  2. Complete without exception.  Incomplete applications will be returned.

The Merced College RN Program currently accepts 27-30 students into each semester.

LVN students applying for the RN Program must complete the application and be accepted before entering REGN-01 LVN to RN Transition course.  Effective Fall 2009 all LVN applicants must meet the same selection criteria as applicants entering the generic RN Program in the first semester.

.Updated on 02/18/2015