Program Application Information

Program Application

  • Link to Admissions Website
    • The 2022 Nursing CAS application will be announced the end of the year.
    • Kaplan testing will be held sometime in March of 2022. (Signups start in January)
  • Program Application Information/Nursing CAS

    Students that are applying for the fall 2021 nursing program should have completed their Kaplan exam. Students that did not complete the Kaplan entrance exam will have to wait until the following year to apply. Kaplan testing was completed March 1st – March 5th 2021

The UNM-Valencia New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium (NMNEC) Admission Criteria

Associate Degree Requirements

Verified by:
Kaplan Admission Exam
(must be at 55th percentile or 68% to be considered)
Kaplan scores verified by UNM-Valencia
GPA average of 5 required courses
  • 3 credit English I
  • 3 credit Psychology
  • 3-4 credits of Anatomy and Physiology
  • 4 or more credits of a basic science course  (Biology, Chemistry or Microbiology)
  • 3 credit Lifespan/Development
Official transcripts
Other (determined by UNM-Valencia)
  • 2.5% local residency
  • 2.5% has taken 12 or more credits of prerequisites at UNM-Valencia
  • 2.5% Veteran status
  • 2.5% has taken lab for A & P I
  • Driver’s license or utility bill
  • Official transcripts
  • DD214
  • Official transcripts
*Admission criteria for Fall 2021 admission