We are now accepting applications for the Fall 2016 NWF State College RN and LPN to RN Programs, and the deadline to apply is March 1, 2016.  Click here for updated instructions on how to apply to the programs.

IMPORTANT: If you have not taken your first HESI exam attempt by January 29, 2016, you are still eligible to apply for the Fall 2016 RN Programs.  However, you will only be allowed on exam attempt by the March 1, 2016 deadline.  You must score a 75 or higher on each individual required section of the HESI in order to be eligible for the program. 

Applicants must complete the online information session for the Fall 2016 RN Programs by March 1,2016 in order to be eligible for the Fall 2016 RN Programs.
For students who have a NWFSC student logon, click here for instructions on how to view the video and complete the quiz.

For students who have not been admitted to NWFSC, and do not have a student logon:

  1. Click here to view the Fall 2016 Information Session Video.
  2. Print and complete the Fall 2016 Nursing Program Information Session Quiz. Then, follow the instructions at the bottom of the quiz to submit it to the nursing department.


 Associate Degree in Nursing Program Awarded National Accreditation 

The Associate in Nursing program at Northwest Florida State College has been awarded national accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

An evaluation team from ACEN visited the college in late January and recommended the program for national accreditation for five years. The ACEN Board of Commissioners met in July and made the final decision to award the accreditation through spring 2020.

The nursing programs at NWF State College have maintained continuous accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) since their inception. In addition, the RN to BSN program has been accredited since 2009 by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and went through the reaccreditation process in 2013-14 and was awarded an additional 10 years for continued accreditation until 2024. 

For more information about ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing):

Accreditation Commission For Education In Nursing, Inc.
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326 
Phone: 404-975-5000
Fax: 404-975-5020

 Your Future is Now.

Spring 2012 RN GraduatesBegin today to prepare for a career as a Registered Nurse (RN). We will help you embark on a fulfilling career as a professional member of the healthcare team, working with others to meet the needs of the broadly diverse populations present in the continually changing healthcare environment of today's society. RNs are found caring for patients:

  • in hospitals, physicians' offices, health clinics, and outpatient procedure clinics
  • in the ER, OR, ICU, and a variety of other settings
  • who are babies, children, adults, new moms, and the elderly

RNs enjoy dependable employment, competitive salaries, flexible work schedules, and good benefits.

The Northwest Florida State College Nursing Program creates an innovative learning environment that prepares students to provide professional, ethical, and compassionate care based on scientific knowledge, advanced technology, and specialized clinical skills.


Pursue your dreams!


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