Nursing at College of San Mateo - Overview
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College of San Mateo's Nursing Program provides students with opportunities for learning at the College, local hospitals, and community health agencies. The program is fully accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Upon graduation, the candidate receives an Associate in Science degree in Nursing and is eligible to take the National Council Licensing Exam (NCLEX) examination. The graduate is also eligible to transfer to programs offering a bachelor's degree in nursing.

COVID-19 UPDATE (April 2, 2020): College of San Mateo is closed to students through the end of the spring semester. As we work on nursing application 2020; we will notify applicant once a final admission decision has been made by the end of May 2020. 

Beginning Fall 2021 Admissions, a HESI score will only be accepted and the CSM Nursing Department will no longer accept a TEAS score.

Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
2-year program leading to an associate's degree in Nursing
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)-to-RN Program
1-year program for current certified LVNs
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Applications open Jan. 2 and close Feb. 1 at 11:59 pm EST every year.

Contact Us

CSM Nursing 

Health & Wellness Building 5, Room 361
1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd.
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 574-6218


Monday-Thursday 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8 am - 12pm