How to Apply to Nursing
Follow these steps to apply to Nursing:
Step 1: Apply to TCC
Apply online with ApplyTCC (use Firefox or Chrome for the best experience)
- Application instructions: How to Apply for Admission
Once you are accepted as a student at TCC, you will get a TCC Student ID number.
You need a TCC Student ID number for your application to Nursing.
Admission to the Nursing Program is a separate process and is not automatically guaranteed by admission to TCC.
Step 2: Make sure you are eligible to apply
What are the requirements?
Read before you submit your application:
Step 3: Get current official transcripts
You will need to submit your official college transcripts from all colleges and schools you have attended to the TCC Admissions and Registrar Office.
If you have not attended college or if you will have fewer than 12 college semester hours by the application deadline, you will need to submit your official high school transcript(s).
You must submit a transcript evaluation if you are an international student.
Step 4: Take the required admissions exam
Before you apply to Nursing, you must take the Health Education Systems, Inc. (HESI) A2 Assessment.
You can take the HESI A2 exam online through ProctorU or in-person at the Trinity River Campus Testing Center.
Step 5: Meet an English readiness requirement if English is not your first language
You must meet one of the following:
Take 1 of these 2 tests before applying to Nursing:
Hold 1 of these credentials before applying to Nursing:
- U.S. associate degree
- U.S. healthcare license
Step 6: Review the information session slides
Have questions about this presentation?
- Call us at 817-515-1484 or
- Email us at TR.HealthCareAdvising@tccd.edu
Step 7: Plan to attend a Group Advisement Information Sessions
We will post Group Advisement Information Session dates as soon as they are scheduled.
Step 8: Submit your Nursing application and immunization form by the deadline
- Fill out and submit your online application.
- Complete post-acceptance requirements.
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Updated November 20, 2023