Admissions Process

North Shore College welcomes all applicants seeking admission into our programs. Although certain programs may have additional requirements for admission, the following may serve as a guide to help you through the admission process.

Admissions Application:

Using the Apply Online link, fill out the form in its entirety. It is important that you provide updated contact information; correctly identify the program of interest and the desired schedule of classes. An email with a link to our main student portal, user login and a password will be sent to your email. Using the link, complete the online application. A $25 application charge applies. You will also receive a phone call from our admissions advisor to help throughout the process.

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Entrance Exam:

For entrance into the Prerequisite courses, applicants must pass the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE®). A supplemental study guide is available for purchase through the North Shore College Bookstore on campus. 

For entrance into the Practical Nursing (LPN) program applicants must pass either the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS®) or  the Health Education Systems Inc. (HESI) exams. 

Contact an Admissions Advisor at (847) 850 5700 to schedule the TEAS® or TABE exam and to make payment arrangements.

Document Completion:

Applicants that pass the entrance exam are requested to submit additional documents as required by the program of interest; and make appropriate payments towards the program costs. Signing an                         enrollment agreement as per North Shore College policy completes the admissions process.

Discover the world of Nursing  speak with an Admissions Advisor at (847) 850 5700 or click here for more information.

Submit to the Office of Admissions

I: A completed admissions application (must be 18 to apply)

II: Pass the applicable entrance exam

III: Original Social Security Card

IV: Valid State ID or Driver's License

V: High School Diploma

VI: Official College Transcripts (for transferring credit)

VII: Health Records (after acceptance into LPN program)


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