COVID-19 Update

Most Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 courses will be held online or as hybrid (classroom/online). Certain courses that require a hands-on component will be held in-person. The College is open to assist you both virtually and at some select physical locations. Visit for more information.

Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Nursing Program

Nursing Program

Delaware County Community College's nursing program is committed to helping our students continue on the path to life long learning. Our students are encouraged to continue their education after completing their AAS degree at the College. 

Did you know?
Delaware County Community College has articulation agreements with many local BSN Programs. Upon successful completion of the AAS degree at the college, students can sit for the NCLEX-RN licensure examination and Transfer to an RN to BSN Program.

Significant Cost Savings for Delaware and Chester County Residents
Our program provides an alternate pathway to getting a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.

Student Outcome Data

The most recent student achievement data for the Delaware County Community College's nursing program is listed below:


Year of

Completion within
150% of the Program
Job Placement NCLEX First-Time
No. of Grads
Associate Degree 2019 100% 84% 100% 75.52% 172

Program Approval and Accreditation


Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
Delaware County Community College’s Associate Degree Nursing Program is also fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN). The most recent reaccreditation visit occurred in 2017 and resulted in full approval until Spring 2025.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE. Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 404-974-5000

Fully Approved by the PA State Board of Nursing
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs
State Board of Nursing
P.O Box 2649 Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
Phone: 717-783-7142
Fax: 717-783-0822

Questions and requests for additional information should be directed to Dr. Faye Meloy, Dean or Ms. Genny Cavanagh, Assistant Dean Division of Allied Health, Emergency Services & Nursing - Phone 610-359-5181 or [email protected]