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Nursing Student



Interested in a rewarding career taking care of others? Get an Associate Degree in Nursing and have a career that’s always in demand.

We offer a concept-based curriculum that helps develop meaningful connections for students as they learn the art and science of nursing. Critical thinking and clinical judgment are emphasized in class, lab, simulation and clinical experiences.



Students are admitted under the Associate in General Education Degree until they have met the admissions requirements for the program. Faculty members advise students as to the courses they should take before formal admission. All developmental requirements may need to be completed before admission or registration into some courses.

To make an appointment with the Pre-Admission Counselor, reach out to or call 336-505-4246.


1. Apply for Admission to Alamance Community College

2. Request your official high School/GED and college transcripts to be sent to ACC Registrar

3. Meet the minimum reading, English and mathematics proficiency

4. Complete any developmental courses if needed

5. Register for a nursing information session

1. Complete a Certified Nurse Aide 1 program with clinical hours 

2. Submit the official transcript for the CNA 1 course to ACC

3. Be actively registered with the NC Nurse Aide 1 Registry

1. Complete the ACC Associate Degree Nursing application
2. Meet with a Health Sciences Advisor
3. Submit all required documents and transcripts by January 31st.

Is admission competitive?

Enrollment is limited, so the admission process is competitive. Applicants receive points based on their grades for the following general education courses:

• BIO 168 – Anatomy & Physiology I
• BIO 169 – Anatomy & Physiology II
• ENG 111 – Writing and Inquiry
• MAT 152 – Statistical Methods I or MAT 143 – Quantitative Literacy

Additional points are awarded for: LPN, EMT, Medical Assisting, CNA II, Paramedic, and Veterans Combat Medic or Corpsmen training.

What is the ATI TEAS?

The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) evaluates the academic readiness of applicants to health science programs (such as nursing). ATI is the company who developed the exam.

The ATI TEAS covers four content areas: reading, mathematics, science, and English and language usage. You will have 219 minutes to complete 170 questions (20 questions are experimental and unscored).

Submit your official ATI TEAS scores to ACC. Students’ may use their highest TEAS score. Scores taken within the last two years are accepted. Students may take the TEAS twice per calendar year.

How do I sign up for the ATI TEAS?

ADN Scores
100-90 40 points
89-80 30 points
79-70 20 points
69-60 10 points
59-0 0 points


How do I know if im accepted?

You will be notified in April if you have been accepted into the ADN program. The letter will include instructions for additional requirements and an orientation session you must attend.

What if I'm not accepted?

Candidates can apply as often as they wish. We encourage you to enroll in the Associates of Applied Science, General Education—Nursing program. This will enable you to complete general education courses applicable to the ADN and a future Bachelor’s degree.



We have an affiliation agreement with the University of North Carolina, Greensboro which offers an online program for associate degree-prepared nurses pursuing their bachelors of science in nursing.

Click on the link ( to learn about the program information specific for graduates of a North Carolina community college.