Associate Degree Nursing Admissions

Application Periods and Deadlines

The ADN application for SPRING 2022 is open from Monday, 08/23/21 at 9:00 am until 4:00 pm on Monday, 09/20/21.

Any questions, please e-mail

How to Apply

1. Apply for Admission to Delta College

Applicants applying for admission to the ADN program are required to have a current Application for Admission on file with our college. All applicants to the ADN program must have an active Delta College student I.D. number and Delta College email address. All correspondence from the college will be sent to the Delta College email account.

2. Complete the ADN Program Application

Log in is required to access the application.

  • Your username is the first part of your Delta College Student email (i.e. jsmith123)
  • For password
    • The initial password is: SJdc!MMDDYY -6 digit birthdate (ie 051292) or
    • If set already: your 6 digit birthdate (ie 051292)
    • Or your delta college student email ( username and password) if you have changed it

ADN Application

3. Follow Application Processing Steps

SPRING 2022 Associate Degree Nursing Program Application Dates

Item Date

Open Application Period

(Online Nursing Application)

Opens: Monday, 08/23/21 @ 9:00 am 
Closes: Monday, 09/20/21 @ 4:00 pm

Completed Application Confirmation E-Mail

(Sent to Delta College student e-mail account)

Immediately After Submission of Completed Application

Invitation to submit backup documentation

(Applicants log back into the application system to check their status. Applicants that are invited to submit backup documentation will have access to download a “Supporting Documentation Checklist” with submission instructions. Please do not submit backup documentation unless you are invited to submit backup documentation.)

Thursday, 09/23/21

Deadline to submit backup documentation

Supporting Documentation packets must be mailed and postmarked by 10/15/21. In person submission is not available for this application period. 

4:00 pm on Wednesday, 10/15/21

Final Ranking

(Applicants log back into the application system to check their final ranking status. Applicants that have submitted backup documentation will receive a status of Admitted, Alternate, or Disqualified)

Friday, 11/05/21

Decision Deadline

Admitted Students log back into the application system to “Accept” or “Decline” their space

Wednesday, 11/10/21

Questions about the application? Please e-mail

Admission Information

Before applying to the ADN Program, please review the following admission requirements and recommendations.

Admission Resources


Prerequisite Courses

All prerequisite courses MUST be completed in order to be eligible to apply to the program. All units listed are in semesters

  • BIOL 31 Human Anatomy* (4.0 units)
  • BIOL 32 — Human Physiology* (5.0 units)
  • BIOL 22 — Intro to Medical Microbiology (4.0 units) or
    BIOL 23 — General Microbiology (5.0 units)

  • ENG 001A — Reading and Composition (3.0 units) or
    ENG 001B — Written Communications II:A Critical Introduction to Literature (3.0 units) or
    ENG 001D— Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking (3.0 units)

  • HS 019/ FCS 019** — Human Development (3.0 Units)
  • Math 92G/ Math 92S or Math 82 — Intermediate Algebra (Not Used to Calculate science score) (4/0 or 5.0 units)

*including lab
**for all applications beginning Spring 2018 ONLY HS019/FCS 019 Human Development will be accepted as a prerequisite. Nutrition will no longer be accepted.

Math Requirement

Students need to take Math 92 (S or G) to meet the ADN admission prerequisite. Math 82 in not listed in the ADN degree requirements until catalog year 2010-2011. ADN students who claim 2008-09 catalog rights, or prior to 2008-09 are not required to complete Math 82 in order to graduate from Delta with an Associate Degree in Nursing. Math 92 or higher remains a graduation requirement for ADN students who enter Spring 2011 and thereafter, depending upon a student's catalog rights.

Students are encouraged to take statistics (MATH 12) to fill the Math requirement as it is a prerequisite to CSU Stanislaus and most other BSN programs.
Students are encouraged to take COMST 5 or ENG 1B or ENG 1D or PHILO 30 while at Delta in order to meet CSU critical thinking requirement to be ready to enter a BSN program.

Delta Student Requirement

To qualify for the program, you must be enrolled as a current Delta College Student and know your Delta College ID Number and email address. To be considered a current Delta College student, an "active application" must be on file with Delta College Admissions and Records. If you have not attended Delta College for two or more semesters, then yoy do not have an "active application" and must reapply to Delta College. Any student who does not have an "active application" on file prior to the ADN online application opening date will be unable to submit an application to the ADN program. Learn More About Applying to Delta


As of Spring 2018, TEAS Test will be the only version accepted. We will no longer accept TEAS V. For information on scheduling the TEAS, go to

SJDC is not offering the TEAS test, however, you can visit for dates and locations

Social Security Number

You are required to have a Social Security Number to apply to the program. Hospitals and other clinical settings require that Delta College nursing and psychiatric technician students have completed a criminal background clearance. In addition, a SSN is required for licensing. All students accepted to the program will be required to provide a copy of their Social Security card.

Access to Online Application System

You must be able to check the status of your ADN application in the online application system. Email notifications will no longer be sent and it is the responsibility of the student to check his or her status by logging into the online application system.


Program Acceptance

ADN Acceptance

After the closing date, all information reported in the online applications will be reviewed and points awarded according to the ADN Admission Criteria. 90% of the spaces will be filled by rank order (highest points); the remaining 10% will be selected by computerized random selection of qualified applicants. Applicants will be invited to submit required documentation in support of the information provided in the online application. All correspondence regarding the status of applications to the program will be sent to the applicant’s Delta College student email address.

Students officially offered a space in the program will be sent an email (Delta College student email address only) along with the ADN Student Information Packet. You will be required to either accept or decline your space in the program by a specified deadline. The ADN Student Information Packet includes all required forms (physical, immunizations, etc.) with information and deadlines.