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How to Apply to Get Into the Program


Steps to Apply to the Associate Degree Nursing Program at Long Beach City College.

I. Application

Click on each program link to view the application checklist for the program.

Associate Degree Nursing Program Career Ladder LVN to ADN Program Transfer Students
II. Counseling
  •  Apply to LBCC and obtain a school identification card. It is needed for a counseling appointment.
  •  Make an appointment to meet with an LBCC counselor.
Counseling Department


Liberal Arts Campus
4901 East Carson Street
Long Beach, CA 90808  
Pacific Coast Campus
1305 East Pacific Coast Highway
Long Beach, CA 90806
By Phone:  
Phone: (562) 938-4560
Fax: (562) 938-4816
Phone: (562) 938-3920
Fax: (562) 938-3020
III. Curriculum Guide  

View the curriculum guide for list of required courses for the Associate Degree Nursing Program.

IV. Application

We will be accepting application to the ADN program on March 5 - 9, 2018 and August 6 - 10, 2018. Please attend our information meetings to find out our requirements regarding submitting your applications and being accepted into the ADN program.

Download Life Science Department Equivalency form for evaluation of courses taken at a college or university other than Long Beach City College.

The ADN Program information meetings take place from 4:00 to 5:30 PM at the Liberal Arts Campus during the academic year. 

V. Submit Application
  1. Have LBCC school identification with you
  2. Obtain three official transcripts from all colleges attended (one for LBCC Admission and Records Department; one for the Nursing and Allied Health Department; one for the BRN)
  3. Use check list to ensure all requirements are met before filling out application
  4. Download application
  5. Meet with counselor -- Bring copy of transcript(s) and application for counselor's signature
  6. Download and complete 'Science Equivalency' form if applicable
  7. Submit application
  8. Pass TEAS 5.0* and have a background check ready once provisionally accepted to the program


Long Beach City College adheres to the guidelines provided by the California Community College Chancellors Office with regards to the TEAS test and remediation policy. Students must pass the TEAS test with a 62% or higher on their first attempt. If students do not pass on their first attempt, then they will need to make an appointment with the ADN Program Director for a remediation plan. Further details will be discussed at the information sessions for all interested students and at the first advisement meeting held for all provisionally accepted students.

Tips for TEAS test takers