Attention prospective applicants -


We will begin accepting applications for the next academic year on the following days/times ONLY:

LVN to RN Pathway Applications Wednesday, March 16, 2022 8:30a - 11a (PST)
2-Year RN Applications Monday, March 21, 2022 8:30a - 11:30a (PST)

Application link will be available in Spring 2022

You will not be able to submit your application until the days/time listed above.  The submission button for the application will not appear until it has been enabled.  Once enabled, the submit button will appear and it is at that time you will be able to submit your completed application.  Click HERE for troubleshooting tips.

Periodic updates to punctuation, grammar and language may occur after the documentation for the next application cycle has been posted. However, the overall content and application process will remain the same.  It is your responsibility to monitor this website for the most up-to-date information.

All individuals who meet minimum enrollment requirements are eligible to apply to the nursing program.  For students interested in applying to the Registered Nursing program, follow these steps:

Step 1

Read carefully the Registered Nursing Enrollment Policies & Application Guide for Fall 2022 & Spring 2023.

The guide describes application criteria and complete information on the selection process as well as the philosophy and objectives of each program. The guide is extensive and may contain additional information not featured here.

The examples below will assist you in successfully preparing an application for submission.  DISCLAIMER:  These are examples and meant for your reference only.  Your completed application may appear different to these examples and may be more/less extensive.

RN Application Forms

  • Criteria IV - Foreign Language Certification
    • You may upload your “Foreign Language Certification Form” from last year’s application if you have it saved.  Forms from other Colleges/Universities will NOT be accepted.

Helpful Information

  • Update 2/2/2021 - You can now print your Merced College Unofficial Transcript from your student portal. Instructions are found here.  For assistance obtaining a copy of an Unofficial MC Transcript, email:

LVN to RN Applicant examples

Step 2

Submit your application within the Application Window.

  • Applications will NOT be accepted before or after the day & times noted -- for any reason. 
  • Applications will be accepted in Spring 2022, specific day & times will be posted above. Up to 60 students will be accepted for the next academic year (1/2 for Fall and 1/2 for Spring – based on grant funding).
  • Applications must be complete without exception.
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