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Webpage revised 11/02/2021

Thank you for your interest in the Jefferson College Bi-level Nursing Program; please take a moment to browse our website for answers about applying to our program.

Nursing program applications for admission (Level I/PN and Level II/RN Bridge) are accepted year-round!

The information presented within this website is Jefferson College Bi-level Nursing Department's official up-to-date policies and procedures. Nursing program information referring to Jefferson College that is found outside of the Jefferson College Nursing website is null and void.

PN and RN BRIDGE Application for Admission Deadlines

  • Application Process
    • Pre-requisite courses, HESI entrance exam, application for admission, etc.
  • FALL 2022 (Day program)
    • The FALL 2022 nursing application for admission deadline is TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2022 (by 4:30 p.m.); all application materials must be turned in.
    • Applicants for Fall 2022 will be notified of their application status by April 30, 2022 (at the latest), through their Jefferson College student email.
  • SPRING 2023 (Evening program)
    • The SPRING 2023 nursing application for admission deadline is TUESDAY, SEPT. 7, 2022 (by 4:30 p.m.); all application materials must be turned in.
    • Applicants for Spring 2023 will be notified of their application status by Sept. 30, 2022 (at the latest), through their Jefferson College student email.



Jefferson College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

The Nursing Level I/PN and Level II/RN programs have Full Approval from the Missouri State Board of Nursing (MSBN).

Admission Information & Progression

The Bi-level Nursing Program admits all beginning nursing students to Level I/PN, with students progressing to Level II/RN after graduation from Level I/PN. A limited number of already practicing LPN's are admitted to Level II/RN on a space available basis only. All students progressing within the program must meet progression requirements, including licensure as an LPN by midterm of the first semester of Level II/RN. Once progression requirements are met, admission to Level II/RN is automatic; reapplication is not necessary. 

Nursing Student Handbook

Student Handbook:      Program Entry:
2021-22 Bi-level Nursing Student Handbook      FA21 PN & RN Day / SP22 PN & RN Evening
2020-21 Bi-level Nursing Student Handbook      FA20 PN & RN Day / SP21 PN & RN Evening
2019-20 Bi-level Nursing Student Handbook      FA19 PN & RN Day / SP20 PN & RN Evening

Licensure Results

  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
NCLEX-PN   95.83%   97.62%   98.00%   98.00%   97.00%
NCLEX-RN   76.67% 78.79% 87.50% 86.40%   94.60%

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Jefferson College’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is now available. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics for Jefferson College. The policy statements address Jefferson College’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, for example, policies for responding to emergency situations and sexual offenses.

Additionally, this report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety, including topics such as: crime prevention, fire safety, Jefferson College Campus Police Department enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures, and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. Also included are crime statistics for three previous calendar years which were reported to have occurred on campus, in or on off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the school, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to the campus.

This report is available online at:

You may also request a paper copy from the Jefferson College Police Department by phone at 636-481-3500 or at Jefferson College Hillsboro-802 Mel Carnahan Drive, Apartment 214, Hillsboro, MO 63050; Jefferson College Arnold-1687 Missouri State Road, Arnold, MO 63010; or Jefferson College Imperial-4400 Jeffco Boulevard, Arnold, MO 63010.

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