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How to Apply

Learn about the application process and deadlines for the Community College Nursing Partnership program.

The KU School of Nursing is proud to offer this program to students at Butler Community College, Cloud County Community College, Fort Scott Community College, Hutchinson Community College, Johnson County Community College, Kansas City Kansas Community College, Labette Community College and Neosho County Community College.

KU Deadlines: Following admission to a community college ADN program, qualified students should apply to the Community College Nursing Partnership. All application materials, including transcripts and references, must be received by the posted deadline in order to be considered for admission. Applicants should log in and access their applications regularly to verify that all materials have been received. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early.

  • Fall Semester KU application open Feb. 1-July 1
  • Spring Semester KU application open July 2-Dec. 1

** Fort Scott Community College students should contact the KU School of Nursing directly to inquire about alternate application deadlines.

Application Materials

  • KU Application: Apply online and select "Nursing Community College Partnership Program" on the Program Choice screen.
  • Payment: $75 nonrefundable application fee
  • Transcript(s): You must submit an official transcript from every college or university you have attended. If applicable, this includes sending official scores for Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB) and College-Level Examination Program (CLEP).
  • Submit official transcript(s) of all college coursework to:

KU School of Nursing
Mail Stop 2029
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160

Three (3) Letters of Reference: Gather the names and email addresses of three people from whom you wish to request letters. Once you submit your application, your references will be emailed with instructions for submitting their recommendation online. References should be requested from people who are able to describe your potential to be successful in the nursing program. You should avoid asking personal friends or family members. Faculty, graduate teaching assistants, supervisors from work or volunteer experiences or advisers/leaders from extracurricular or community activities would all be appropriate people to ask.


Copy of ADN Program Acceptance Letter

Admission decisions are granted within 4-6 weeks following the receipt of your completed application. All applicants are notified of their admission status via letter and email from the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at the KU School of Nursing.

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Community College Nursing Partnership

KU School of Nursing
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mail Stop 2029
Kansas City, KS 66160
913-588-1619 | TTY 711