Practical Nursing (PN) Program Admissions

Application Deadline: May 9, 2022
Next Program Start: August 2022 (fall)

To be eligible for admission to the Practical Nursing (PN) Program, please:

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  • Complete an online South Florida State College Admissions Application, select Nursing (Practical) major/program.
  • Submit an official high school transcript, GED, or equivalent verifying proof of high school graduation to the Office of the Registrar. If you are currently in high school, you must have your diploma before the fall program start date. 
  • Submit official college transcripts from all other colleges you have attended to the Office of Registrar by the application deadline.
  • Demonstrate Competency in English, Reading and Math. You must satisfy this requirement by completing any one of the following options by the application deadline:
    1. Have an associate degree or higher
    2. Entered ninth grade in Florida public school in the 2003-2004 school year, or any year thereafter, and earned a State of Florida High School Diploma
    3. Earned a State of Florida High School Equivalency Diploma (GED) within two years of admission
    4. Attained the following scores on approved testing, as per the chart below:

Exam

Score

TABE 11 and 12 (Test for Adult Basic Education) (Taken after Dec. 30, 2018)

Math

657 or higher

Reading

617 or higher

Language

631 or higher

TABE 9 and 10 (Test for Adult Basic Education)(Taken before Dec. 31, 2018)

Math

11

English

11

Language

11

PERT (FL Education Readiness Test)

Reading

106

Writing

103

Mathematics

114

SAT, The College Board (Since March 1, 2016)

Reading Test

24

Writing and Language Test

25

Math Test

24

ACT with Writing or ACT

Reading

19

English

17

Mathematics

19

 

Please visit the Practical Nursing (PN) Program’s webpages and the SFSC Catalog often for the most up-to-date information.

Practical Nursing (PN) Program Contact:

healthsciences@southflorida.edu