Practical Nursing Program - Application Checklist

Admission to the Practical Nursing program will be granted to students who complete the requirements for their intended start term, with priority given to those students who complete all requirements by the priority deadline; however, if space allows, students will continue to be accepted after the priority deadline until the program is full. If there are more eligible students than space available at the priority deadline, preference will be given to students with the highest number of prerequisite courses completed at Iowa Western. If a tie breaker is needed, students with the highest GPA in Anatomy and Physiology I and II with Labs will be accepted.

Each Fall and Spring, 64 students will be accepted in Council Bluffs. Each Fall, 32 students will be accepted in Clarinda.
Each Fall, 24 students will be accepted in Harlan. Students must indicate a start term and location(s) on their application.

Fall Term (August) - Priority deadline is January 31 
Spring Term (January) - Priority deadline is September 1

Eligibility Requirements

It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that all admissions requirements are documented in the Office of Admissions.