Program Application Information

Program Application

  • 2023 Kaplan Entrance Exams: March 13-17th 2023 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (This upcoming year UNM – Valencia will accept passing scores from one of the following entrance exams: HESI, TEAS, or Kaplan)
  • Nursing CAS Application deadlines: TBA.

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

Associate Degree Requirements

Component
Verified by:
Percentage 
Kaplan Admission Exam
(must be at 55th percentile or 68% to be considered)
ATI TEAS (58.7%)
HESI (75 overall and in each subject)
Kaplan/TEAS/HESI scores verified by UNM – Valencia
50%
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
40%
Other (determined by UNM-Valencia)
  • 2% local residency
  • 2% has taken 12 or more credits of prerequisites at UNM-Valencia
  • 2% Veteran status
  • 2% has taken lab for A & P I
  • 2% Healthcare Certificate (e.g. CNA/EMT)

  • Driver’s license or utility bill
  • Official transcripts
  • DD214
  • Official transcripts
  • Certification
10%
*Admission criteria for Fall 2023 admission