Important Notice

Applicants to our nursing programs (traditional ADN and LPN/Bridge) will be required to take an entrance exam. The Kaplan Entrance Exam will be offered at the Puyallup Campus testing center Monday thru Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and on Fridays from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Please call the Testing Center at 253-840-8343 for an appointment. The cost will be $25 – payable at the Cashiers Office.

There will NOT be a minimum required score. We will be retrieving your score through our Nursing Kaplan account and it will be added to the other required elements in your application to our program.

Students are allowed two attempts per year with at least 30 days between attempts. The results need to be no more than one year old at the time of the application.

If you take the test at another institution, you will need to request an official transcript of your Kaplan test results be sent to:

Pierce College Puyallup
Attn: Stania/Nursing
1601 39th Ave. S.E.
Puyallup, WA 98374-2222
Or, you may include it in your application packet.

Copies of the study guide may be obtained through the campus bookstore and there are limited copies in the Library.