The Registered Nursing Program at De Anza College has been part of the exceptional program offerings since the college opened in 1967.

Because of the program's excellent reputation in the community, De Anza's Registered Nursing graduates are recruited by health care institutions in Silicon Valley and throughout Northern California.

The Nursing Program provides students with state-of-the-art technology in the classrooms, laboratory, and clinical settings. The outstanding faculty, who are content and clinical experts in their respective fields, facilitate unique opportunities for a professional nursing education.

For Prospective Applicants & Students on RN Program Waiting List

Check this site regularly for new announcements.

» See full announcements (update 9/6/16)

Recent adds/changes include:

If you are on the Wait List

  • Waiting List Students:  Obtain Immunizations prior to admission

Revised Admittance

Information Meetings and Application Workshops:

» View List (3/12/19)

Dates for FALL QUARTER 2020

Nursing School Application & Program Information Documentation:

» View Documents (11/22/19)

Recent adds/changes include:

  • Waiting List updated on 2/11/19
  • Updated College Course Equivalency Spreadsheet 4/14

RN Refresher

Due to a lack of resources, we are not offering an RN Refresher program at this time. There is no waiting list and no estimate of when the program will be restarted. (Fall 2013)

Foreign Nurses and Nurse Graduates

We have suspended admittance of foreign nurses and nurse graduates seeking course work to meet BRN requirements to take the NCLEX exam. (Fall 2013)

Program Contact

Deborah Taylor

Deborah Taylor
Admission and Screening Specialist


Office Location

S8 2
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