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Students who have met the entrance requirements but are otherwise not eligible for the Bakersfield College Nursing Programs can petition to gain permission to re-apply to the program by following the steps below.
The Petition Application, and all supporting documentation must be received in the Nursing Department approximately 8 weeks before the start of the semester, in which the student is applying. The Nursing Department Petition committee will evaluate the documentation and if the materials meet the submission requirements the applicant may be called for an interview with the committee.
Note: Students wishing to Petition for re-entry must meet the program entrance requirements of a Pre-Requisite Validation minimum score of 75% and a minimum TEAS score of 62%. Students who do not meet these eligibility requirements are not eligible to petition the program.