Top Ranked Nursing SchoolThe Nursing Program at Three Rivers Community College is a rigorous, highly successful program. It is part of the Connecticut Community College Nursing Program (CT-CCNP), an innovative associate degree program of study offered at six Connecticut Community Colleges. Admissions is selective and requires a more detailed application process. For more specific information on the program and the admissions process please download the Nursing Info Packet (pdf).

Nursing/General Admissions Discussion (Information Sessions):

As we transition to being a “virtual campus” amid Coronavirus precautions, Three Rivers Office of Admissions has created online Nursing Information meetings which will provide you with personal interaction and similar information to what we offer.

Click on our Campus Tours & Events page below to join a Nursing Information Session:

Nursing Information Sessions

It’s important, and you are encouraged, to attend a Nursing Information Session. To select a date and join, please go to:

This free session is for all students who are interested in applying to the Nursing program. The session will cover:

  • An overview of the career trends in Nursing
  • Connecticut Community College Nursing Program curriculum & expectations
  • Moving up the nursing career ladder from LPN to RN, then after Three Rivers, even to a BSN and beyond
  • The selective admissions requirements for the Nursing Program
  • Educational qualifications for becoming a Registered Nurse (RN)

How to Apply – Application Deadline is February 1.

New/Transfer Student Applicants

  1. Submit general college application online.
    • Indicate General Studies as your major with an interest in Nursing on your general college application.
  2. Submit the nursing application

The application period for the nursing program is October 1 – February 1 each year. You must complete the online nursing program application and submit all related documentation to the Admissions Office by the February 1 deadline. Late applications and transcripts will not be accepted.

For detailed information about the Nursing application process, please visit Applying on the CSCU Community College Nursing Program website.

TEAS® Test Information

All applicants must take the TEAS Test. The TEAS test was developed to measure your basic essential skills in the academic content area domains of Reading, Mathematics, Science, and English and Language usage, and is used for academic class placement.

For more information about the TEAS test, please visit our testing site here. 

Applicants with an LPN License

If you currently hold an LPN license, please visit Applicants with an LPN License on the CSCU Community College Nursing Program website to learn more about our special program to help you earn your Nursing, A.S.



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