LVN to ADN Career Ladder Admission Requirements


Applications for LVN-RN accepted twice a year.  Enrollment is based on space availability.


Entry into LVN-RN program in January (Spring)

Application period opens August 15-September 15 (ending at 1PM).  Application and supporting documents must be in the Nursing Program office by application deadline.    Mandatory all day orientation is scheduled for the 3rd Friday of November- Be sure to save the date!


Entry into LVN-RN program in August (Fall)

Application period opens February 1st - 28th (ending at 1pm).  Application and supporting documents mut be in the Nursing Program office by deadline.   Mandatory all day orientation scheduled for the 3rd Friday of April.  Be sure to save the date!

Must submit application to enroll into N37-LVN-RN Bridge course.  Check schedule for date and time.


DUE TO THE HIGH NUMBER OF CALLS, PLEASE REFRAIN FROM CALLING THE PROGRAM OFFICE FOR APPLICATION STATUS.  Status email will be sent to all applicants approximately 1 month prior to the start of the semester.  


Immunization Updates 4/12/18

NEW: Applicants are now required to submit lab reports of titers for HEP B, Varicella and MMR prior to start of semester. 

Admission Criteria:

Yuba College Nursing utilizes the California Community College Chancellor's Office Admission Formula to evaluate all LVN to ADN Career Ladder applicants.

This formula is calculated based upon a combination of the following factors:

         1.     Cumulative college GPA

         2.     English 1A (or equivalent) course GPA (≥2.50 required)

3.     Core Science (Anatomy, Physiology, & Microbiology)

        GPA (cumulative ≥2.50 required), and

This calculation results in a probability percentage. The higher the percentage, the more likely the student is to complete the program successfully.  

Prerequisite Coursework:

NURS 26 (Pharmacology) is not a required prerequisite course for the LVN to ADN Career Ladder program. Course grades must be posted and all official transcripts must be on file with Admission & Records.

Licensing Verification:

Applicants must submit a copy of  valid California LVN and IV certification with application.

Qualified Applicants:

TEAS results must be submitted with the application. Passing scores ≥62% for the TEAS.  For Students applying at Yuba College- TEAS Exam will be accepted one (1) time per year.   If you wish to take the TEAS Exam a second time within a year, you will need to make an appointment with the Director of Nursing.


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