Nursing Program:

All applicants must be admitted to the college before applying.

Please note that the Normandale Community College Nursing Program is not PSEO eligible.

ALERT: December 1, 2020

MANE Admissions for Fall 2021: Our application process has moved to an online format.  

Please see the instructions and application.

Review the application form carefully, as only complete applications will be processed.

MANE Nursing programs are currently being evaluated for Holistic Admissions. We are anticipating application and admission criteria changes starting for Fall 2020 semester. Please be advised there will be no changes to pre-requisite courses at this time. 

Applying to Normandale Community College

To apply to the college, click here.

Students wishing to petition an exemption of admission requirements must do so prior to the application deadline date of February 1 for a fall semester start or June 1 for a spring semester start.

New students are encouraged to attend a college information session; current students should see a counselor. Both can call 952-358-8261 for appointments.

The application for Spring Semester 2021 will open on April 1, 2020 and be due by June 1, 2020.

Nursing Application Steps

Step 1

Review the following requirements before applying to the Normandale Nursing program:

Application to Normandale's MANE nursing program will be accepted December 1st to February 1st for a fall semester start. The next application date will be June 1st for the spring start. We no longer will have an October application deadline.

The following criteria are required for application to a MANE collaborating college or university:

1) . General admission to a MANE collaborating college or university.

2). A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 based on the first semester of the MANE curriculum plan.

  1. Official transcripts will be used to calculate GPA.

  2. The most recent course grade will be used for the GPA calculation, whether it is higher or lower than previous grades.

3). Each course of the MANE curriculum plan must have been achieved with a letter grade of C or better.

4). Full acceptance to the MANE collaborating college and university is dependent on successful completion of the second semester of the MANE curriculum plan, maintaining a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.75, including criteria in numbers 2 and 3 above.

5). All applicants are required to complete the most current Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI), standardized Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) prior to application deadlines.

The best score achieved may be used. Dates will be posted on the nursing webpage and on the TEAS website.

TEAS registration and payment are done electronically on the TEAS site and you will take the exam at Normandale's campus. Other MANE campuses will have exam dates available as well and you're welcome to take them at another campus.

If you take the exam at a Non-MANE institution it is your responsibility to get an official copy of your test score results to Kiara Taylor, Health Sciences Enrollment Manager.

Please note: A TEAS of 58.7% or above is required for admission to Normandale's nursing program.

6). Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) applying for advanced standing, must have an unencumbered license.  To receive advanced standing, students must have obtained licensure by the application deadline.

Step 2

Our application process has moved to an online format.

Please see the instructions and application.

When the program admission requirements are met, the nursing program application form may be completed and submitted to the Health Sciences Enrollment Manager.

For further infomation, please contact:

Kiara Taylor
Health Sciences Enrollment Manager
Normandale Community College
9700 France Avenue South, A2507
Bloomington, MN 55431

Admissions policies are subject to change.

Applications will be accepted under the terms in place at the time an application is received by the Health Science Division.

It is the responsibility of the student to keep up-to-date on any changes which may affect their qualifications for acceptance.

The application will be live until February 1, 2021.

Step 3

Know your application form deadlines

Nursing Program

Application to the nursing program must be submitted on or before June 1, for a spring semester start and February 1, for a fall start. All transcripts must be on file prior to this date.

Application Notification

For the Nursing Program -

Applicants will be notified in writing in late April for a fall start and late July for a spring start. Accepted candidates will receive instructions on actions required to finalize acceptance.

Students who were not admitted must reapply to the nursing program.

It is the responsibility of the student to keep up-to-date on any changes which may affect their qualifications for acceptance.