The following steps must be completed before you are eligible to be considered for admission to the Practical Nursing program:

  • Donnelly College application

  • Practical Nursing application

    • NEW DEADLINES: The application deadline is June 1 (for the August start) or November 1 (for the January start). Return applications in person or by mail to Donnelly College Admissions Office: 608 North 18th Street, Kansas City, Kansas 66102.

  • Prerequisite classes: PY 205: Human Growth & Development (3 credits), BL 136: Physiology & Anatomy (4 credits) and BL 136.1: Physiology & Anatomy Lab* (1 credit) 

  • Active Kansas CNA license

  • Test of Essential Academic Skills V (TEAS V) test**

  • Official high school transcript

  • Official college/university transcript(s)

  • Confirmation of Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) paperwork with Donnelly College listed as school

*Taken within last five years
**Taken within last two years

Need more information? Contact:

Penny Baylie, BSN, RN
Health Care Recruiter
MH 104
(913) 621-8723