Nursing Application Process

Applying to ADN Program

NOTE: You must be a currently enrolled student at SCC to apply for this program!
 Apply to Spartanburg Community College if you are not already a current student. 
Students need to be accepted to Spartanburg Community College before applying for the program. All transcripts should be sent directly to the Spartanburg Community College Admissions department if you are transferring classes. Please contact them at (864) 592-4800 or admissions@sccsc.edu with any questions regarding transcripts.

New application process beginning May 2021

Applications for the ADN nursing program will be accepted May 1-15, 2021

How do I apply? Admission Requirements:

Admission into the Spartanburg Community College nursing program is very competitive. All applications are carefully reviewed by the School of Nursing. Please consult the Spartanburg Community College academic website and the nursing website (www.sccsc.edu/nursing) for more details, including the Frequently Asked Questions section.

Minimum Admission Criteria:

  • Applicants must be admitted to Spartanburg Community College and have a minimum GPA of 2.5 in required general education courses
  • Applicants must earn a grade of C or better in all prerequisite courses to be considered for admission. All general education courses do not have to be completed to apply to the program.
  • Applicants must complete the TEAS test to be considered for admission. Details for the exam can be found in the TEAS Policy.
  • BIO 210, BIO 211, and BIO 225 must be completed by the time the student enters the program. Courses in progress at time of application will not be awarded points. Please view the current Biology Policy. (Insert PDF link for Biology Policy)

Application Steps:

Step 1: Apply to Spartanburg Community College, if you are not already a current student.

  • Apply to SCC
  • Students will need to be accepted to Spartanburg Community College prior to applying for the nursing program.
  • All transcripts should be sent directly to the Spartanburg Community College Admissions department if you are transferring classes.  Please contact them at (864) 592-4800 or admissions@sccsc.edu with any questions regarding transcripts.

Step 2: Complete the pre-admissions exam, TEAS Test. Required for Spring 2021 applicants.

  • If you have previously taken the TEAS Test, somewhere other than Spartanburg Community College, send official scores to SCC.
  • Applicants must complete the TEAS test to be considered for admission. Details for the exam can be found in the TEAS Policy.

Step 3: Submit your application for the SCC ADN program.

***Portal Site will not be active until March 1, 2021***

  • The following items will be submitted via dynamic forms: (Downloadable forms are available for you to gather information before uploading to Dynamic Forms.)

Coming Soon – Tutorial on how to use Dynamic Forms

  • GPA Calculator
  • Selective Ranking Score Sheet (PDF)
  • Applicant Demographic Form (PDF)
  • Provide a Transfer Equivalent Report (TER) if you transferred any of the required general education courses into SCC. This must be provided to support courses/grades on the Selective Ranking Score Sheet. (ALL Official transcripts (college and/or high school) must be on file in the SCC Records Office for validation).   The Transfer Equivalent Report CAN ONLY be obtained from the SCC Registrar’s Office.  All transcripts should be submitted at a minimum of ONE MONTH prior to submitting the ADN packet to allow sufficient time for courses to be evaluated by the College Registrar
  • Provide a copy of your SCC unofficial transcripts to support courses/grades listed on your Selective Ranking Score Sheet. Coursework in progress should not be listed or counted on the GPA Calculator. (You MUST include an unofficial SCC transcript even if you did not take any courses at SCC).
  • Qualified individuals receiving one of the ADN program slots will ONLY be notified by their SCC email in an official letter from the College. Applicants who are alternates and who do not receive an acceptance letter will be notified via their SCC email once the application letters have been dispersed.
  • Please DO NOT call the college or stop by the division office or Nursing Department to ask whether you received a slot or not. This information will not be released due to college privacy issues. Students will only be notified through the SCC email. Instructions on what your next steps are will be included in the letters mentioned above.  

Program Updates:

  • Effective Fall 2021: Biology Changes (PDF)
    • Biology courses may only be attempted twice within a five (5) year period for students pursuing the ADN degree. A withdrawal is considered an attempt. Any attempt in a biology course beyond the 2nd attempt, will NOT be awarded points on the selective ranking sheet.
    • There is a five (5) year limit on the biology courses within the curriculum and BIO 210, BIO 211, and BIO 225 must be completed by the time the student enters the program.
    • BIO 210, BIO 211, and BIO 225 must be completed by the time the student enters the program.
  • Effective Spring 2021: TEAS Scores - For Spring 2021 admission class and all future classes, ALL applicants must submit TEAS scores with their application. Prior to 2021, it is recommended that students take the ATI TEAS. Please see the Selective Ranking Sheet for score breakdown of the TEAS test policy.
  • Effective for the Fall 2019, Spring 2020 and admission class and all future classes, the Hepatitis B vaccine series will be required as part of the immunizations for the Nursing program.
  • BIO 240 (NUTRITION) WILL BE A REQUIRED GENERAL EDUCATION COURSE FOR THE SCC NURSING CURRICULUM. THIS COURSE WILL REPLACE CPT 101.
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