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Admission Requirements

Admission to all programs at Marian College, Marian Health Careers Center is open to all applicants who meet the entrance requirements regardless of age, sex, religion, and ethnic background.



To qualify for admission, an applicant must, as determined by the entrance examination results and personal interview:
  • Speak, read, and comprehend the English language
  • Communicate effectively
  • Utilize intellectual abilities, exercise good judgment and complete tasks within required time limits
  • Show integrity, concern and respect for others, interpersonal skills, interest and motivation
  • Be 17 years of age or older
  • Have either U.S. High School Diploma from an accredited school, or its evaluated foreign equivalent, or passed the General Educational Development (GED®) Test
  • Pass the Entrance Examination and Personal Interview requirement.
Marian College, Marian Health Careers Center does not admit students on an Ability-to-Benefit (ATB) basis.



Application Process
1. Meet with the Admissions Representative and complete an Enrollment Application.

2. Take the Entrance Examination which tests general intelligence and cognitive ability. Appointments are encouraged but walk-ins are welcome.

3. Tour the campus.

4. Be advised of Entrance Examination results.

5. Must pass the Entrance Examination with at least 18 points.
  • Schedule a rete st of the Entrance Examination if unable to obtain 18 points, no less than one week from the initial test date.
  • Schedule a second retest of the Entrance Examination if still unable to obtain 18 points, no less than six months from the last failed test.
  • Any further subsequent retests may be taken one year from the last failed test.
  • An applicant who has passed the Entrance Examination more than one year before the date of enrollment must retake the Entrance Examination.
6. Having passed with 18 points, a schedule for interview is provided.


Student Brochure
To learn more about our Nursing program, please download our student brochure.

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