Practical Nursing at Donnelly College


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

New Deadlines: The application deadline is June 20 (for the August start) or October 15 (for the January start). Submit nursing application and additional information in person or by mail to Donnelly College Admissions Office: 608 North 18th Street, Kansas City, Kansas 66102.

  • Valid Photo ID
  • Social Security Number
  • 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
  • TEAS Test with cut score of 54% or higher** - Exam is limited to 2 attempts per year. 
  • 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

If accepted into program, these are also required:

  • Background check and drug screen
  • CPR (American Heart Association) 

Need more information? Contact:

Donnelly Admissions
(913) 621-8700