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CCAC Nursing program extends application deadline for fall admission

CCAC Nursing studentProgram boasts high employment rate and other impressive statistics

PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County’s exceptional Nursing program has extended the application deadline for the fall 2021 semester until April 1, 2021. Applications received by the original deadline of March 1 will receive priority admission consideration. To aid prospective students with the admissions process, Virtual Nursing Admissions workshops will be held on the following dates: February 27 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; March 11 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; and March 27 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

CCAC’s Nursing program continues to deliver an educational experience that thoroughly prepares students for both the required examination and future employment opportunities. CCAC’s current National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) first-time pass rate is 95.41%, which is 19.08% higher than the national mean for all associate degree programs and 8.65% higher than the national mean for all pre-licensure programs (diploma, associate and bachelor). The program also boasts other impressive statistics, including producer of the greatest number of Registered Nurses in Southwestern Pennsylvania and a 90.18% graduate employment rate.

In order to apply, prospective students must submit all applications, transcripts, TEAS exam scores and other supporting documents by the application deadline appropriate for designation as either a priority or general applicant. 

For more information about applying to CCAC’s Nursing program, including details on virtual workshops and remote TEAS testing, go to