Bellevue College

College Type: Four or more years, Public


ADN Program

The Bellevue College Associate in Applied Science Transfer Degree in Nursing is designed to prepare students for the national licensure examination as well as offering an opportunity for continued education. The program incorporates theoretical instruction in general education and science courses as well as clinical experience practice.

The curriculum is offered in a 6 quarter format for full time students with classes and laboratory sessions scheduled during the day. Clinical practice hours will vary depending on the availability of facilities. The quarter format is particularly fitted to students who need to balance professional and other responsibilities as the same time as attending the program part time.

Part time students can complete the curriculum in 10 quarters with classes and laboratory sessions offered on the weekends and in the evenings.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bellevue college application and application for the nursing program
  • TEAS V
  • COMPASS E test
  • Transcripts for pre-requisite general education courses (all general education credits (39 credits) need to be completed before enrolling in the program)
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.0 or higher
  • Interview with admission Committee

Applicants will also be expected to submit immunization records, criminal record disclosure and current CPR certification for healthcare providers.

Applicants seeking admission as full time students in the fall semester will be notified in April and May while applicants seeking admission on a part time basis will receive notification in December or January.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 92.88%
Average number of students tested annually: 50
Program accreditations: NLNAC
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Bellevue College as reported by Washington state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 64 95.31 92.83
2011 45 93.33 90.32
2010 41 90 89.66
2009 43 98 90.11
2008 49 88 88.28
2007 44 98 87.91
2006 47 100 91.59

Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Cir SE
Bellevue, WA 98007