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Beginning Level I PN

Webpage updated 04/09/2024 (Information is subject to change without notice)


  • Admission to the nursing program is highly competitive. We cannot guarantee admission to all applicants who meet minimum requirements.
  • Graduation from the Practical Nursing program does not guarantee licensure as stated in the Missouri Revised Statutes - Section 335-066.

Applications for Admission and Entrance Exam scores are due by the deadlines below:

Cohort applying for:      Application & Entrance Exam Deadline:
Spring 2025 Evening (January)      Tuesday, September 03, 2024 (by 4:30 p.m.)
Fall 2025 Day (August)      Tuesday, April 01, 2025 (by 4:30 p.m.)
Spring 2026 Evening (January)
     Tuesday, September 02, 2025 (by 4:30 p.m.)

Level I/PN Application Process Checklist 

Level I/PN Application for Admission


ATI TEAS Entrance Exam Resource Links

The ATI TEAS exam may be completed at the Jefferson College Testing Center - exams are proctored.

  • An appointment is not required; walk-ins for the TEAS exam are welcome!
  • Students can retake the ATI TEAS exam once every 60 days. During the waiting period students are strongly encouraged to remediate the areas they scored basic or developmental. A Focused Review will be available in your ATI account. Jefferson College will not accept test scores taken prior to the end of the two‐month waiting period, regardless of the score obtained.

PN Application for Admission Deadline

  • Fall 2024 (Day program)

    • Applications for Admission to the Fall 2024 PN Day program are due by TUESDAY, APRIL 02, 2024 (by 4:30 p.m.).

    • Applicants will be notified of their application status by April 30th (at the latest), through their
      Jeffco student email.

    • Mandatory Orientation
      • All accepted applicants are required to attend.
      • Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2024
      • Time: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
      • Location: Career Technical Education Building (CTE)
    • Clinical Requirement Checklist - applicants may begin gathering their immunization records or receiving immunizations or having titers completed to show immunization status.


  • Spring 2025 (Evening program)
    • Applications for Admission to the Spring 2025 PN Evening program are due by TUESDAY, SEPT. 03, 2024 (by 4:30 p.m.).

    • Applicants will be notified of their application status by Sept. 30th (at the latest), through their
      Jeffco student email.

    • Mandatory Orientation
      • All accepted applicants are required to attend.
      • Date: Fall 2024 (date to be determined)
      • Time: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
      • Location: Career Technical Education Building (CTE)
    • Clinical Requirement Checklist - applicants may begin gathering their immunization records or receiving immunizations or having titers completed to show immunization status.


Clinical Practicum Requirements

Level I/PN evening/weekend students are required to attend the occasional weekday clinical practicum. On campus simulation clinicals in the NEST (Nursing Educational Simulation Technology) are only scheduled Monday through Friday. Level I PN DayLevel I PN Evening/Weekend


Clinical and Immunization Requirements

All clinical/immunization requirements are due by the first day of class. Students who have not completed the requirements by this time, will not be allowed in class. Any class time missed, will count as an absence and is subject to the attendance policy found in the nursing student handbook.  Clinical Requirements Checklist


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