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Students must read, understand and comply with the following information prior to making application to the nursing program. The online nursing program application may be accessed at the link at the bottom of the page.

Application Requirements

  • Application to WSCC and a separate nursing application
  • Completion of all required learning support courses
  • A grade of “C” or better in BIOL 2010/2011
  • Completion of ENGL 1010, MATH 1530, and PSYC 1030
  • Completed computer competency
  • Grade point average of at least 2.5 in required general education courses
  • *Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee program admission

Ranking Form Example

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester Admission
Morristown / Greeneville

January 31st of the year the student elects to participate in the selection process. (Courses taken through Spring semester of the year the student elects to participate will be considered.) Fall acceptance letters will be mailed approximately mid-June.

November 1
Application Period Begins
Online Application Available
January 31
Application Period Ends
Online Application Unavailable after 11:59 p.m.

Spring Semester Admission
Morristown / Sevierville

During the Fall prior to the Spring Semester the student elects to participate in the selection process. (Courses taken through Fall semester prior to the Spring will be considered.) Spring acceptance letters will be mailed approximately the first full week of January.

August 1
Application Period Begins
Online Application Available in Early Fall

October 1
Application Period Ends
Online Application Unavailable after 11:59 p.m.

Career Mobility Admission
LPN-RN Transition

January 31st of the year the student elects to participate in the selection process. (Courses taken through Fall semester prior to the application deadline will be considered.) Career Mobility acceptance letters will be mailed approximately the first week of April.

November 1
Application Period Begins
Online Application Available
January 31
Application Period Ends
Online Application Unavailable after 11:59 p.m.

Only students who are accepted will be notified by mail.

Pre-Nursing Entrance Exam

Additional ranking points can be obtained for either:

  • (1) ACT/ACT Residual score of greater than 19, or
  • (2) A defined score on a pre-nursing assessment exam. All tests scores must be less than 5 years old.

The pre-nursing assessment exam currently being used is the HESI-A2.  This test consists of three sections including math, reading, and vocabulary.  To receive the additional ranking points, the candidate must achieve 80% or better in each of the three sections.

Deadlines for Completion
to be considered in the admission ranking

April 30
Fall Admission
November 30
Spring Admission
January 31
Career Mobility

For information regarding exam scheduling and cost, please visit the Counseling & Testing Website or call 423-585-6800

WSCC Health Programs Immunization Requirements

Available on the Health Programs Application Portal

What should I do if I do not receive notification?

If you know you are qualified:

  • Completion of all required learning support courses
  • A grade of “C” or better in BIOL 2010/2011
  • Completion of ENGL 1010, MATH 1530, and PSYC 1030
  • Completed computer competency
  • Grade point average of at least 2.5 in required general education courses
  • Application to WSCC and a separate nursing application

Your name is most likely on an alternate list. If space becomes available, you will be notified by the first day of class of the semester.

If you think you might not have been qualified:

Please contact a health program advisor to assist you in planning your course work to increase your chance of success next year.

Advisors are available :
Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Please call 423-585-6981 to schedule an appointment

If you were qualified but not accepted:

You will need to reapply for the next nursing admission period.

  • It is the student's responsibility to make sure transcripts are forwarded from transferring institutions to WSCC Admissions Department promptly.
  • Only completed applications will be considered for admission.

Nursing applications are available online. Click here to apply.

Apply Online