Nursing Admissions Criteria
Completed applications for Fall 2017 must be received by Nursing between February 1 & April 15, 2017
Criteria for Admission into the Nursing Program
I. Matriculated Student
Students must be matriculated at Rockland Community College. To become matriculated, a student must have an active application on file with the College. To apply for admission to the College, please go online to www.sunyrockland.edu/go/admission.
II. College Level Placement in English and Mathematics
Students must be placed by the College at the ENG 101 and MAT 101 levels in order to apply to the Nursing Program.
Establishment of placement levels may take place through any of the following methods:
Students who wish credits to be evaluated, must have an official copy of the college transcripts sent to:
Rockland Community College
Attention: Records and Registration
145 College Road
Suffern, NY 10901
Rockland Community College accepts eTranscripts from participating colleges and universities. All college eTranscripts should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information on placement exemption criteria, please go to
Students who DO NOT receive placement exemption or transfer credits for English and/or Mathematics, must take an assessment test. A schedule of test dates and study information can be found at www.sunyrockland.edu/go/assessment.
If the placement results for math are MAT 065, MAT 100 or MAT 101E, this course(s) must be completed before applying to the Nursing Program.
If the placement results for English are ESL, ENG 082, ENG 092 or ENG 098, this course(s) must be completed before applying to the Nursing Program.
III. Nursing Pre-Admission Exam (ATI TEAS)
To be considered for admission, students must receive Proficient or higher scores in all categories (Reading, English and Language Usage, Mathematics, Science). Allocation of available seats in the Nursing Program is on a competitive basis based upon ATI TEAS exam results.
Please go to www.atitesting.com/ctccteas/ and select a test location. Students must register for exams at least 45 hours before start time of the exam. Students may choose to take the exam at any location where the ATI TEAS is offered.
Students who have taken the ATI TEAS exam for entry to another nursing program may submit examination results to Nursing at Rockland Community College. Exam results must be dated within one year of application deadline date.