This program requires a general College application and a program-specific application. See below for application steps and important dates.

Delivery: Daytime and blended online classes only, some evening clinical experiences
Start: Fall or Spring Semester; Full-time only

Your Prerequisite and General Education/MnTC courses are available in a mix of daytime, evening, and online classes; Fall, Spring, and Summer; Full- or Part-Time

Nursing - Associates in Science Degree (64 credits)
Letter to students interested in the Nursing Program

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Special Application Required

This program requires special admission. You must apply for general admission first before submitting the special application.


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Cost & Financial Aid

As a two-year public community and technical college, Century College receives funding from the State of Minnesota, keeping tuition rates significantly lower than private colleges and universities. With affordable tuition rates and financial aid and scholarship opportunities, our students avoid student loan debt.

Financial Aid

Century College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and our programs quality for financial aid including grants, loans, and college work-study. Eligibility for financial aid is determined annually based on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Century College’s Federal School Code is 010546.

Scholarship Opportunities

Each year, the Century College Foundation awards more than $300,000 in scholarships to our students. Students are encouraged to create an account and apply for scholarships online.

Tuition cost per credit*: Century College - $242.42; University of Minnesota, TC - $520.50; Private for-profit colleges - $1,300; Private colleges & universities - $2,320 *Annual tuition and fees **Based on posted institutions average cost per credit

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The Century College Nursing Program is approved by the Minnesota State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326

Phone: 404-975-5000
Fax: 404-975-5020

Century College Nursing Achievement Dashboard

Academic Year
Start of Cohort
Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Program Completion Rate (students who finish the program successfully within 4 semesters)

84% 77% 86% 90% 93% 85% 82% 86%
Calendar Year 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021

Percent of NCLEX-RN© test takers who were successful on their first attempt

93.04% 91.09% 87.50% 79.66% 84.91%


Two students preparing an IV line in class.

Potential Job Titles

Student practicing a wellness check on a mannequin patient.
  • Registered Nurse

Salary Data

Registered Nurse
Average Wage: $40.01/hour
Top Earners: $46.12/hour

Information gathered pertains to seven county metro area

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Certification Disclosures

Nursing - AS