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NMC Nursing Program
Fall 2017 Cohort

Associate in Science in Nursing (ASN) Degree
Admission Application Deadline: May 20, 2017

The Nursing Program at the Northern Marianas College is preparing to select its new cohort of students for the Fall 2017 Semester. Admission forms are now available for any potential candidates. Forms may also be picked up in the Nursing Department located in Building C.

Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted until May 20, 2017.


The process of selection of students will be based on the following criteria:
  • A cumulative grade point average of 2.50 or higher
  • Completion of all nursing and general education prerequisites with a grade of “C” or better
  • Ability to understand, speak and write English
  • Passage of the pre-admission in-person interview
  • Have sufficient faculty to teach the classes.

Off Island Applicants

Off-island students who are applying to the Nursing Program may substitute the in-person interview with a telephone or videoconference interview.

Selection Timeframe

Selection into the program will be completed before Fall Semester registration begins in August, 2017. A notification letter will be sent to each applicant using the address provided on the application.

Class Size

At this time, the class size will be limited to 25 students. If there is not enough space for all applicants, there may be a waiting list of applicants in the event that a selected student declines to join the program. The next selection of cohort of students will be next Fall 2018.

Please make an appointment with your advisor as soon as possible to discuss your prerequisites and transcript of record in order for you to know your current standing.


To download the application form, please click here.