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Frequently Asked Questions

In order the apply to the ELAC ADN Program, the student must:

  • be 18 years or older
  • have a U.S. High School Diploma/ GED/ AA Degree of higher
  • have an SSN or ITIN number
  • have a valid CA driver's license
  • have taken the ATI TEAS 7 with all four category scores > or = 62%
  • have completed all of the following pre-requisite courses: 
    • English 101 or higher
    • Psychology 1 and Psychology 41
    • College Algebra or higher
    • Chemistry 51, 65, or 101
    • Anatomy, Physiology, and Microbiology (average GPA of 2.5 or higher)
  • have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • have COVID Vaccine and Booster completed
  • be eligible to pass DOJ and FBI Live Scan

No. We do not accept online prerequisite courses.

ELAC offers many financial aid programs to assist students who have demonstrated financial needs. Please inquire directly at ELAC Financial Aid.

Incoming cohorts are selected based on the ELAC Multi-Criteria Screening Process for Admission Worksheet. There will be no wait-list maintained.

Applicants with LVN licensure can apply to the program just as any generic student. The ELAC Multi-Criteria Process for Admission Worksheet will be used to determine LVN applicant's eligibility for the RN program.

No, we do not require applicants to have a Certified Nursing Assistant certificate before applying to the program.

TEAS Version 7 Proctored Assessment must be completed and score > or = to 62.0% on all four sub-categories before application deadline to be eligible to apply to the program. Do not submit application if you do not have your TEAS result.

We are currently not accepting foreign graduate nurses. Please submit your information by completing this interest form if you would like us to reach out to you in the future.

Please visit the BRN website for licensure requirements.

Incoming new students will be required to complete Live Scan background checks for both DOJ and FBI. New students will not start the program if the background check is not successfully completed.