Nursing Admissions

Applicants - LPN to RN Information

The LPN-RN Advanced Placement Option offers Champlain Valley Technical Education Center (CV-TEC) licensed practical nurses (LPNs) the opportunity to gain experiential credit for Clinton Community College's Fundamentals of Nursing (NUR103) course. The student is then able to apply for acceptance in CCC's second semester nursing courses; NUR104-Medical Surgical Nursing I and NUR105-Nursing Care of the Child-Bearing Family.

Students must achieve a "C" or better in BIO228, ENG101 and PSY101 prior to the start of the second semester.

Applicants must:

  • Possess a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Have graduated from CV-TEC's LPN program with a "B" or better
  • Possess a valid unencumbered NYS LPN license
  • Pass CCC's Dosage Calc Proficiency, Theory Exam and Skill Proficiency
  • Complete the CCC Application and the LPN Advanced Placement to Nursing Application
  • Meet all CCC Nursing Program admission requirements
  • Meet all prospective Nursing student requirements

Please note that admission into this LPN-RN Option is on a space available basis only, after all progressing CCC students are accommodated. Students are ranked utilizing an admission rubric.

LPN to RN Application - Spring 2022
will be open June 15 - August 31, 2021

Please note, that in addition to the application below, you must complete the CCC application or the SUNY application for admission. An official copy of your high school transcript is required. A GED will be accepted in lieu of a high school transcript. If you have attended other colleges or received credit from other colleges, including CAP credit, you must have official academic transcripts sent from each of those institutions.

Application period is open from June 15-August 31. Applications will be reviewed after September 1 for the Spring semester start.

Applicants who have attended another school of Nursing, RN or LPN, and left prior to completion, must request a letter from the Nursing Program Director be sent to the Nursing Program Director of Clinton Community College indicating the circumstances under which the student withdrew.

Please describe (1) your experiences and activities since you last attended school, if more than six months elapsed; (2) all the things you have accomplished that have given you the greatest satisfaction; (3) your reasons for desiring to become an RN and to enter this school; (4) your plans to be successful in the RN program; and (5) your aspirations for the future.