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How to Apply to Get into the Program



To view Advisement Meeting schedule and information click the How to Apply to the Nursing Program tab then download the  Advisement document.




The Los Angeles Valley College Nursing Program accepts applications twice a year: September for the Spring filing period and April for the Fall filing period. Contact the Nursing Department for specific dates for each semester.

Application period for Spring 2022 is from September 1st to September 30.

Open Application Period
The next open application period will begin on Septemeber 1st and will end on September 30th, 2021 for the Spring 2022 Semester. An application form link will appear on this website when the application period begins.

NEW Instructions for Applying 

Hello Prospective Nursing Students,  

The counseling department has created a new process for obtaining a Nursing Prerequisite Evaluation as outlined below. Do not submit a Nursing Prerequisite Evaluation request if you have previously received an evaluation from a counselor. For further assistance, you can contact the Counseling Help Desk.  

In order to be considered a fully qualified applicant for the Los Angeles Valley College Nursing Program please follow the instructions listed below: 

LACCD Applicants: 

  1. All prerequisites must be completed with a “C” or better. 
  2. If you took ANY courses outside of LACCD, please send your official transcripts to LAVC.                    a. This includes all institutions you have attended regardless of course completion. 
  3. Must have a Nursing Prerequisite Evaluation completed by a counselor.                                                  a. Download and fill out the Nursing Prerequisite Evaluation form in STEP 2. 
  4. Must complete the nursing application.                                                                                                          a. Download and fill out Nursing Application in STEP 3. 

Non LACCD Applicants:  

  1. All prerequisites must be completed with a C or better. 

  1. Apply for admission to Los Angeles Valley College first, if you do not have an LACCD Student ID Number. 

  1. Once you have received your student ID number, request to have your official transcripts to be sent to LAVC

  1. Must have a Nursing Prerequisite Evaluation completed by a counselor.                                                a. Download and fill out the Nursing Prerequisite Evaluation form in STEP 2. 

  2. Must complete the nursing application.                                                                                                             a. Download and fill out the Nursing Application in STEP 3. 

We strongly recommend you follow the deadlines to ensure qualification: 

Monday, August 2 

First day to request Nursing Prerequisite Evaluation. 

Wednesday, September 1 

First day to apply to the nursing program. 

Friday, September 10 

Last day for the Admissions and Records office to RECEIVE out-of-district official transcripts

Wednesday, September 22 

Last day to request Nursing Prerequisite Evaluation by 7:00pm. 

  • Requests submitted after September 22 will be requested through the Counseling Help Desk

  • Late requests will be evaluated in the order received and not guaranteed to be evaluated by the September 30th deadline. 

Thursday, September 30 

Last day to apply to the nursing program by 4:00pm. 


Thank you for your interest in applying to the Los Angeles Valley College Nursing Program. Please follow the steps below: 

STEP 1 – Read additional Instructions: 

STEP 2 - Request Nursing Prerequisite Evaluation between August 2 - September 22, 2021: 

STEP 3 - Apply to Nursing Program between September 1 - 30, 2021: 


Please read the Nursing FAQ:


Please direct any questions or concerns to:



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LVN 30 Units Option II

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