Admission Criteria for LPN to Enter Second Semester with Advanced Standing
Candidates for advance standing admission to the nursing program must fulfill the following requirements:
- Graduate of a State approved Practical Nursing Program with a minimum GPA of 2.75
and a grade of “C” or higher for non-nursing coursework (ENG-105, BIO-151, BIO-168,
BIO-173, BIO-186, PSY-111, and PSY-121) and any previous nursing coursework that has
been approved for transfer. If GPA is below 2.75 the student may retake those courses
identified by the advisor. Student will not be permitted to repeat clinical courses.
- PSY-121, BIO-168, and BIO-173, must have been completed within 5 years prior of acceptance
to the nursing program.
- If BIO-168 and BIO-173 have been taken between 6-8 years prior to acceptance to the
nursing program, BIO-163 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology must be completed with
a grade of “C” or above as a prerequisite or a co-requisite course in the first semester
of the nursing program.
- If BIO-168 and BIO-173 have been taken between 6-8 years prior to acceptance to the nursing program, BIO-163 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology must be completed with a grade of “C” or above as a prerequisite or a co-requisite course in the first semester of the nursing program.
- Current unencumbered Iowa Practical Nursing license.
- Meet the requirements for admission into the ADN nursing program.
- Employed at least on a part-time basis as an LPN.
- Minimum score of 70% on the Assessment Technology Institute (ATI) tests of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS). Students who score between 60 - 69% will be considered for the ADN program based on seat availability, remediation, and admission criteria. The TEAS Test may be repeated up to a total of 5 attempts (2 attempts can be made per each admission period and the student is required to pay the testing fee with each attempt).
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