ASN Application and Admission

Application and Admission Procedure Criteria


Admission to the ASN program is a competitive process. To be considered; applicants must meet the Prerequisite Core Requirements as well as meet all general ASN admission requirements as outlined. Admissions are extremely competitive.  As such, not all individuals who meet admission requirements may be admitted.

The Gordon State College ASN Program is 3 years in length IF you include the time required to complete the core classes. 


Applications for Spring 2025 ASN Cohort will be available online beginning July 1, 2024- July 31, 2024.





The official means of communication is Gordon Sate College e-mail. Please check your GSC e-mail frequently for correspondence with the nursing department about your nursing application.


* Application Due 7/31/2024

* Overall and Math and Science GPA verification will be completed by 8/14/2024

* ATI TEAS testing dates sent to students via GSC email by 8/21/2024

* ATI TEAS exams will be completed by 9/18/2024

* Decision emails will be sent to students via GSC email by 10/13/2024

The admissions process is tedious and lengthy. Please do not call or email the Nursing office inquiring about your application. Applicants will be notified by their GORDON email. If you have any questions regarding advisement, please contact your academic adviser.



  1. Conditional/unconditional acceptance to Gordon State College (Apply for Fall Semester)
  2. Be in good standing at Gordon State College and/or at other institutions attended
  3. Minimum overall 2.5 GPA with a cumulative 2.75 GPA in all required sciences and math at the time of application.
    1. A grade of C or better in all other required core courses.
    2. Students who have a D in one previous nursing course may apply to the program; however, that grade will be added into the calculation of the overall GPA
    3. Area F Sciences (A&P I, A&P II, and Microbiology) must be LESS than 5 years old. NO EXCEPTIONS. (Spring 2025 cohort sciences must be Spring 2020 to current.)
  4. Successfully complete the TEAS (Refer to Admission Test Requirements)
  5. Exemption from or completion of all Learning Support Classes, College Preparatory Courses and institutional requirements.
  6. Department recommends completing 75-80% of Core Curriculum prior to applying to the ASN program.
  7. Submission of ONE recommendation form completed by a professor, instructor, and/or employer.
  8. Not failed two (2) or more nursing courses in any nursing program with a grade of "D" including an LPN program.
  9. Not failed any nursing course with a grade of "F" in any nursing program, including an LPN program.
  10. Able to meet Technical Standards.


Application to the Nursing program includes:

  1. A completed online application for your chosen program of study
  2. ONE recommendation form completed by a professor or employer emailed to and submitted by the application deadline
  3. If previously was admitted to an RN OR LPN program and was not successful in completing the program, you must submit (2) completed reference forms. (LINK TO FORM)
  4. All transcripts from other schools attended submitted to Admissions by the application deadline

 ** Recommendation letters will not be accepted after the application deadline.

*** Applications will not be considered if the applicant has not submitted ALL transcripts and acquired admission to the college by the application deadline.

**** If using recommendation letters or TEAS scores from previous applications, the student must notify the department at at time of application.