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FACTORING SYSTEM

After the materials listed under Application Process (pgs 4-11) have been received, an
admission score will be determined according to the following factoring system.

1) Cumulative GPA of Prerequisite Courses (BIOL& 241, CHEM& 121, ENGL& 101)

Note: A minimum grade of 2.0 must be earned in each prerequisite course.

2.7 – 2.89

2.9 – 3.09

3.1 – 3.29

3.3 – 3.49

3.5 – 3.69

3.7 – 4.0

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2) BIOL& 242 (if completed before the March 31st application deadline)

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Note: BIOL& 242 must be completed with a grade point of 2.0 or higher by the end of spring
quarter of the year you apply for admission to the ADN program. If BIOL& 242 is completed
after the March 31st application deadline, the factor point for BIOL& 242 will not be awarded.

3) Accuplacer Reading Comprehension Placement Test

78 – 98

99 or above

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4) Support Course Completion (to earn these points the course MUST be completed prior to March 31st and a minimum grade of 2.0 must be achieved).

FOR THE COHORT ADMITTED FOR 2015

BIOL&260

PSYC& 100 or PSYC 102

ENGL& 102

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5) Roll-over (for applicants who are eligible but not accepted on their first attempt). The roll-over point will be awarded one time only.

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Applicants are ranked according to total number of factor points. In the event of a tie, the following tie breakers will be used:

1st Tie Breaker: Combined GPA of prerequisite courses

2nd Tie Breaker: Number of support courses completed (BIOL& 260, PSYC& 100 or
PSYC 102) by
March 31st

3rd Tie Breaker: Combined GPA of support courses (BIOL& 260, PSYC& 100 or PSYC 102)

4th Tie Breaker: Overall college-level cumulative GPA (all colleges attended)

5th Tie Breaker: Reading Comprehension score on the Accuplacer Placement Test

Recommendations for Student Success:

1)Completion of one year each of high school algebra, biology, and chemistry or equivalents.

2) It is strongly recommended that students complete BIOL& 260, with the required minimum grade, prior to their formal acceptance into the Associate Degree Nursing Program.

3) Work experience in the health care field (either paid or volunteer) is encouraged.