Welcome to the Cabrillo College Associate Degree Nursing Program

The Cabrillo College Nursing Program's Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 application cycle closed on Friday, March 17th, 2023.

The 2023 Nursing Program application cycle statistics:

  • 395 eligible applications were received, evaluated and scored for Phase One.

  • The top 40% were the applicants who scored 50 points or above in Phase One. There were a total of 165 applicants in the top 40%.

  • 120 of the 165 from the top 40% were randomly selected by lottery to advance to Phase Two.

  • Phase Two scoring has been completed and the top 40% were selected. A random selection was completed to determine which semester students would be in the cohorts beginning FA23 and SP24, or placed on the alternate list. Remaining alternate spots were selected at random from the remaining pool of Phase Two applicants.

The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program at Cabrillo College is a four semester program and accepts students each fall and spring semester.

The Cabrillo nursing program uses a multi-criteria selection process. In addition to meeting the prerequisite criteria, points are awarded according to various components of education, experience and background.

Please visit the Application Selection Information page for additional information and application materials.

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

Advanced Placement Admission

The Cabrillo College Associate Degree Program in Nursing, possessing the qualifications established by law and having satisfactorily complied with the rules and regulation of the California Board of Nursing Education and Nurse Registration, has been granted Accreditation to conduct a school of nursing in the State of California. Further information can be found at http://www.rn.ca.gov/