RN Program Admission Procedure

General Requirements

Submission of an on-line application form with a $75 non-refundable application fee is required.

Pre-Nursing Entrance Examination (TEAS)

The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS), a standardized pre-nursing entrance examination, is administered to measure general academic ability, including math skills, reading comprehension and science. Candidates must complete the ATI TEAS Admission exam with a minimum composite score of 60%. Student must register for the TEAS exam. For more information, regarding the TEAS exam, registration, dates and testing information please refer to the TEAS tab on our website.


Submit official high school transcript or GED scores and/or official transcripts from ALL post-secondary colleges, universities, or technical schools attended to the School of Nursing admission office. Transferred science and/or general education courses required for the nursing curriculum must have been completed within the last ten years with a minimum grade of a "C" or better. This program does not accept transfer credits for nursing coursework from other academic institutions. Any applicant with 2 or more nursing course failures is ineligible to apply for this program.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Candidates in the College Level Examination Program may receive college credits. For more information regarding this please contact Monica Hare, Coordinator of Student Services at mhare@hnmcson.org.

Application Key Steps

  1. Completion of an on-line application form with a $75 non-refundable application fee is required.
  2. Contact ALL schools attended including High school/GED and have the schools mail or electronically email the official transcripts to the school of nursing. (Attn: Admissions Office, 399 Hudson Terrace Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632) (School@hnmcson.org).
  3. Mandatory attendance at a school Information Session. To pre-register for an upcoming session, please refer to the Information Session tab on our website.
  4. Register to take the TEAS exam (www.atitesting.com). Make sure the TEAS include all four components: English, Reading, Science and Math. Once completed contact ATI and have them email us the transcript results.
  5. Obtain an ATI TEAS composite score of 60% or higher.
  6. To review your admission checklist login to: www.HolyNameSonisWeb.com. Input user name and pin# created you applied to the school. Application updates are completed once the applicant registers for the TEAS VI exam.