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OCCC’s campus will remain open so students can access core services in person, including free WiFi, huddle stations, library, computers and labs. Some hands-on courses will continue to have on-campus instruction. Faculty will be available to you on-campus. Most classes scheduled for Fall will be conducted online. Fall classes begin August 17.  Fall classes
Masks are required in shared, open areas.

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Schedule a virtual Next Gen ACCUPLACER or TEAS test.  Scores for all placement tests are good for 5 years of the application deadline with exception of ACT - no limit to year taken.

Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) offers a 71-72 credit hour nursing program. Graduates of this program are eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Students successfully completing the program will earn an Associate in Applied Science degree. OCCC offers three nursing track options:

  • Traditional Pathway
  • Career Ladder Pathway for LPN’s and Paramedics
  • Baccalaureate to ADN Accelerated Nurse Pathway for individuals who have a Bachelor’s degree

The OCCC Nursing Program has continued full approval by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing (OBN). The most recent review by OBN was November 2018. The program has continuing accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), Inc. (3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta GA 30326; phone (404) 975 5000; web site The most recent review by ACEN was February 2014. The next ACEN re-accreditation visit will occur in spring 2022.

Oklahoma City Community College Nursing Program

 Student Achievement Data 2017 2018 2019
OCCC NCLEX Pass Rate 93.81% 96.97% 97.37%
Oklahoma NCLEX Pass Rate 86.27% 88.75% 89.42%
National NCLEX Pass Rate 87.12% 88.30% 88.18%
Completion Rate 87.6% 86.27% 85.53%
Graduate Employment Rate 100% 100% 100%

Nursing Program Applications

Information Sessions

Coming soon!
BADNAP online application.

Spring 2021 Traditional Nursing Application

Application Deadline: September 4, 2020

Nursing application fee online payment instructions

Call today to schedule an in-person or distance meeting with a Nursing Student Success Advisor (405) 682-7849.