Nursing

Nursing students interacting during a practical session

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

Associate of Science Degree

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About the Program

Special Application Required

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

Application Requirements

The Century College Nursing department will use the following holistic admissions criteria to select candidates for the Nursing Associate of Science Degree.

MANE Nursing Students

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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 qualify 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 Century College students involved in several areas of study. Students are encouraged to create an account and apply for scholarships online.

Tuition Cost per Credit Comparison: Century College $245.34, University of MN - TC $555.13, Private Colleges & Universities $1,416.

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Accreditation

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
www.acenursing.org/

ACEN Accreditation Information

Century College Nursing Achievement Dashboard

Academic Year
Start of Cohort
Spring 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Fall 2021 Spring 2022 Fall 2022 Spring 2023

Program Completion Rate (students who finish the program successfully within 3  semesters)

X X X 59% 52% 59% 62% 62%  

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

85% 82% 86% 71% 60% 66% 75%    
Calendar Year 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023

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

93.04% 91.09% 87.50% 79.66% 84.91% 77.78% 91.21%

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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 the seven-county metro area -careerwise.minnstate.edu


Related Programs

Nursing Assistant Health Sciences Broad Field


Nursing Contacts

Nursing Contacts Email
Ashley Follmer, Data Coordinator ashley.follmer@century.edu
Shannon Corazzo, Nursing Lab Coordinator shannon.corazzo@century.edu 
Melissa Bordenave, Director of Nursing melissa.bordenave@century.edu 
Application submission issues nursingAPP@Century.edu 

Make an Appointment

Appointments can be by phone, in-person or Zoom.  Questions about program information, admissions requirements, application, pre-requisite coursework, or course sequence, please make an appointment below.

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Certification Disclosures

Nursing - AS