PN Admissions Requirements

Admission Requirements for Practical Nursing

  • Completion of prerequisite courses with a 2.5 or higher
  • Kaplan Nursing School Entrance Exam
    • LPN applicants will need to take the Kaplan Nursing School Entrance Exam. The exam consists of four sections: Science, Reading, Writing, and You can study for the exam by purchasing the Kaplan Nursing School Entrance Exams: Your Complete Guide into Nursing School, 7th Edition book.
    • Applicants will need a 67% overall score. The test can be taken at Green River's Assessment Center starting in March
  • Healthcare Provider BLS CPR
    • You can go to to find CPR classes near you
  • Immunizations
  • Admission Meeting
    • Meeting to write your admission essay. Dates and times for this meeting will be posted on the nursing website. Meeting dates are available between March - June.
    • You can turn in your completed application to Enrollment Services, SA, starting May 15 and closing June 25, 2018.
  • Completed Application 

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LPN Applications will open May 24 and close June 24, 2019

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Contact & Location

  • Email for general inquiries
  • Call for appointment: 253-833-9111, ext. 2641
  • Health Occupation Admissions
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    Student Affairs & Success Building, 104

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Green River College’s Nursing Program Pursues Pre- Accreditation Candidacy

The Green River College Practical Nursing program is pursuing pre-accreditation candidacy status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20037; phone 202-909-2500. Interested parties are invited to submit third party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA, attention Betsy Frank, NLN CNEA Associate Director, no later than August 24, 2018.