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Welcome to the Cabrillo College Associate Degree Nursing Program Home Page.


Please read the following information for key changes to our application process.

The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program at Cabrillo College begins in the fall and spring semesters of each year. It is a four semester program.

Effective spring 2015, the Cabrillo College Nursing Program transitioned to a more effective application known as the Multi-Criteria Screening Process (MCSP). This allows applicants to declare their strengths and background more thoroughly. For a high demand program, nursing faculty are finding that the multi-criteria application contributes to a positive impact on student success.

Please go the Multi-Criteria Screening Process link below for specifics.

Class selection for the program will be determined based on new applicants from the MCSP and from students entering from the wait list. Current wait listed students will find information at the web site link below.

The application period for spring 2016 entry is now closed. Applications were accepted from May 1, 2015 through June 30, 2015. In fall 2015 we will be accepting applications for fall 2016/spring 2017 entry. The application period dates are still to be detemined. Please check back soon.

Multi-Criteria Screening(pdf) (for the spring 2016 application period)


For application instructions and information, please visit the

Application Selection Information Webpage

Important Application Reminders for applications for spring 2016:

  • No incomplete applications will be considered. Please refer to the application instructions for the required application materials in order to supply necessary materials in respective areas.
  • Applicants who score below 45 in Phase 1 of the MCSP will not be considered.
  • Applications must be postmarked between 5/1-6/30 only. Applications with postmark dates outside the application period will not be considered.
  • Applications must be mailed by USPS certified with return receipt.


Attention Nursing Applicants:

Applications received during the May 1-June 30, 2015 application period will be reviewed in July, 2015.  Notifications will be emailed to all applicants in early August. Qualified applicants will be invited to take the TEAS test which is scheduled on August 26, 2015. The invitation will include a link to RSVP. Only those invited to test will be allowed to attend.

Please do not contact us for your application status. Your certified receipt is your verification that your application was delivered. We will not be able to provide application status prior to the notification in August.


Thank you for your interest in the Cabrillo College Nursing Program.


The Cabrillo College Nursing Program also offers opportunities for advanced placement admission for LVNs and students transferring from other nursing programs. Please visit the advanced placement web site link below.

Advanced Placement Information

Current wait listed students will find information at the web site link below.

Cabrillo Nursing Wait List Information


Nursing Information Sessions

If you would like to be notified of future sessions, please complete the

Interest Form


Annoucements and Information


Please use the links on the left to find additional information about our program.


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Contact Information
Nursing Department
Director of Nursing Dorothy Nunn
Program Coordinator Elissa Kurk
Phone 831.479.6280
Fax 831.479.6575
Location HW 2135
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8:00 am-4:30 pm

Clinical Compliance Coordinator:


Erica Olsen

Phone: 831.479.6120
Location: HW2211
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