Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What are the prerequisites for the VN Program?

A. No prerequisite courses are required. 

Q. Where can I take the VN Pre – Entrance Exam?

A. The VN Pre – Entrance Exam is administered by the Testing Center in the Oliveira Student Center.

Q. How can I prepare for the VN Pre – Entrance Exam?

A. You may purchase a study guide for the HESI Admission Assessment Exam called “HESI Admission Assessment Exam Review.”

Q. When does the VN Program start?

A. We have two classes, one in the Spring that starts in January, and one in the Fall that starts in August.

Q. How long is the VN program?

A. 12 months.

Q. How many students do you accept?

A. Varies by semester.

Q. When is the deadline to submit an application?

A. Deadline for the Fall class is June 1 and for the Spring class it is November 1.

Q. What happens after I turn in my application?

A. All students who meet the minimum requirements are admitted into the program unless the number of applicants exceeds the spaces available. When the number of applicants exceeds the places available the competitive process is instituted. Each student will be given a date and time to be interviewed. When all interviews have been completed, all interview and application information will be compiled and reviewed by the Admissions Committee, they will decide which students are to be admitted into the VN Program.

Q. What is the estimated cost for the VN Program?

A. Estimated cost for tuition, books and uniforms for the year is $11,000.00-$13,000.00.

Q. Is the VN Program a full time program?

A. Yes, you will be in class five days a week and depending on the semester and class you may start as early as 6:00 am or end as late as 7:00 pm. Your weekly hours spent in classroom and/or clinical averages between 34-40 hours per week.