Roanoke-Chowan Community College

ADN Admission Steps

For those who are interested in nursing please click here for a helpful power point about the administration process

BEFORE applying to the ADN program you MUST:

  1. Apply to Roanoke-Chowan Community College.
  2. Proficiency in math as evidenced by completion of DMA 50 with a grade of P, or by placement test exemption.
  3. Proficiency in reading as evidenced by completion of DRE 098 with a grade of P, or by placement test exemption.
  4. Possess a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.8 or better on all prior course work, excluding developmental courses, ACA courses, and PE courses over the past 3 semesters.


Application Process:

a. Complete an application for Admission to Roanoke-Chowan Community College (R-CCC) online by visiting the R-CCC website Roanoke-Chowan Community College

b. Request and submit official transcripts from high school or Adult High School Diploma/GED certificate and all colleges/universities attended to Student Development Services, Roanoke-Chowan Community College, 109 Community College Road, Ahoskie, NC 27910. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree are not required to submit high school transcripts.

c. GPA (Grade Point Average) requirement: Applicant must have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.8 or higher on the most recent three (3) academic semesters (minimum of 12 college credit hours) of coursework. The GPA calculations will omit grades from developmental courses, ACA courses and PE courses.

d. Applicant must complete the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program Application (Click here for the application) and submit a copy by postal mail postmarked on or before March 1, no exceptions granted. Mail to ATTN: Admissions, Roanoke-Chowan Community College, 109 Community College Road, Ahoskie, NC 27910. Must include e, f, and g in your application packet.

e. Applicant must be listed as a Certified Nurse Aid with the NC Division of Health Service Regulation Registry at time of application.

f. Applicant must submit evidence of cardiopulmonary certification (CPR) at the Health Care Provider Level (American Heart Association) at the time of applying.

gCompleted Health Form: Submit a completed North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) Health Examination Form, available online at (Click here for Health Form).

h. Conditional Letter – Permission to take Kaplan Entrance Exam: After the qualifying 2.8 GPA has been confirmed by the Registrar’s Office, the Kaplan Entrance Examination for the ADN Program must be taken.

i. Applicants seeking admission must complete ALL of the above minimum admission requirements. A complete packet includes the Nursing Program Application, Health Form, proof of NAI Registry, and CPR certification. Your application will be removed if all of this information is not completed and included at the time of submission. Completion of the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the Nursing Program.

Prior to attending clinical, you must complete a Criminal Background Check. You will receive further instructions regarding this process once admitted to the nursing program. Please review your criminal status before applying to the ADN program.