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Nursing Admission And Registration

Application form and Information for the Fall 2023 class will open on December 15, 2022 and close on February 15, 2023.

NLN-PAX information
NLN-PAX for Carroll Community College, class beginning Fall 2023 will be face-to-face in the Testing Center. Exams will be available beginning October 2022. A score of 100 on the composite section is required to be considered for acceptance. You may re-test every 30 days. In addition to the exam fee for the re-test, there is a $25 re-testing fee. Please pay the Testing Center on your re-testing day. You must bring a photo ID to all testing sessions.

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Application Information for Fall 2023:

Applicants for RN program: Review and print these instructions

Submit the application and recommendation form

Complete the NLN-PAX examination

Submit all required documentation

Applicants for LPN to RN/Paramedic to RN/Military Medic to RN program (Transition):

  1. Review and print these instructions
  2. Submit the application and recommendation form
  3. Complete the NLN-PAX examination
  4. Submit all required documentation

Entrance into the program is selective and is based on academic ability and aptitude for a career as a nurse. Acceptance is completed in conjunction with admission to Carroll. For more information, contact Nancy Perry at or 410-386-8231.

All applicants must take the NLN-PAX entrance examination

Students who do not pass exam are eligible to re-test every 30 days. Documentation about the NLN-PAX is below

Nursing Admissions Checklist

  • Submit all official transcripts to the Records Office.
  • Submit proof of high school graduation. This can be an official transcript from your high school, a copy of your diploma, GED certificate or evaluation of a foreign high school transcript.
  • Submit the credit enrollment application
  • Obtain and submit a Nursing Application to Nancy Perry, program director. The application and instructions are available online during open admissions.
  • All documents must be submitted together as a single application packet except for official transcripts, which need to be submitted to the Records Office.

Additional information can be found in the Student Guide.

Please watch this video for an overview of the admissions process.