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Application for Admission

Applications for Admission forms are available for any potential candidates in April of each academic year. Admission into the program is only during fall semester. Forms may be picked up in the Nursing Department located in Building C. or download from the NMC website for Nursing Department. Applications will be accepted only in spring semester between April 20th and May 20th.

The process of selection of students will be based on the following criteria:

  • A cumulative grade point average of “2.50” or higher.
  • Completion of all nursing and general education prerequisites with a grade of “C” or better.
  • Ability to understand, speak and write English.
  • Pass the pre-admission in-person interview.
  • Have sufficient faculty to teach the classes.

Nursing prerequisite Courses

In order to be accepted into the Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree program, all prenursing students must have successfully completed: BI 101, CH 124, EN 101, BE 111, MA 132, BI 225, BI 251, BI 252, PY 101, PY 201, and HE 230.

No science courses will be accepted in transfer from other colleges or universities that are older than 5 years and/or for which the student received less than a “C” grade.

Notice to Persons with Disabilities

Northern Marianas College (NMC) is committed to ensuring that all persons have equal access to its programs, opportunities, and information resources, including those on its institutional website in accordance to the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

We apologize for any inconvenience as we work on bringing NMC’s website into full compliance. For immediate assistance, please contact Lucille Deleon Guerrero by email [email protected] or by calling (670) 237-6874.

If you wish to report an issue related to the accessibility of any content on NMC’s website, including a complaint about the accessibility of a document, form, or statement, you may do so by contacting the NMC’s IT Department by email at [email protected]. In your email please include the following information:

  1. The URL you are having accessibility issues with;
  2. The accessibility issue your are experiencing;
  3. Your name, phone number, and email address.

If you would like to file a formal grievance against the Northern Marianas College pursuant to the requirements of Section 504 and Title II, you may submit such grievance to the Office of the NMC President, P.O. Box 501250, Saipan MP 96950 or email [email protected].

You may also file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) Office for Civil Rights. More information about filing a complaint with USDOE can be found at