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How to Apply

labProspective and Incoming transfer students should first follow the Get Started Guide to enroll at Columbus State and then follow the guidelines below.

Current students: Students who have completed an application to Columbus State and have taken placement tests or have had their transfer credit evaluated should follow the guidelines below.

  • Are you ready to apply to the Practical Nursing? Apply only if you have completed all admission criteria.
  • If you have questions it is recommended that you meet with an academic advisor in the Advising Services Office. To make an appointment with an Academic Advisor call 287-5353.
  • Part time program Deadlines:AU Application deadline is May 31. SP deadline is October 31.
  • Day program Deadline: Su application deadline is February 31.
  • The "Application" document below lists admission criteria, as well as the application and where and how to submit your application. 

LPN Admission Form with Directions