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Practical Nursing Application

Practical Nursing (LPN) Program Application

Practical Nursing Applications, and any supporting documentation as listed on the Practical Nursing Selective Admissions Procedures Checklist, must be received in the Admissions Office by March 6th. The Practical Nursing program is a highly competitive selective admissions program. It is your responsibility to make sure that the application and all of the requirements and pre-requisites are completed by the March 6th deadline.

Practical Nursing Application

  • Number assigned to a student after college application is submitted online.

  • Please ensure that your name, address and telephone numbers are correct in the MYSouthwest student information system, as these will be used to correspond with you. The college is not responsible for undeliverable mail.

  • First priority for acceptance will be given to applicants who reside within Southwest's service region (Buchanan, Dickenson, Russell & Tazewell counties). Secondary priority will be given to Virginia residents outside of those counties, and then out-of-state applicants.
  • Select the county or jurisdiction in which you have lived during the last consecutive 12 months.
  • Please indicate all the colleges or universities that you have attended until now, providing the college name, state, degree received if any, last year attended and your standing at each (good standing, probation, suspended, dismissed) If None, enter none attended.

Completed Health Technology applications and ALL required documentation must be in Admissions by:
January 15 - Radiography
February 15 - Nursing and Occupational Therapy Assistant
March 6 - Practical Nursing (LPN)
Admission & Program Requirements, Application Forms

*Registered Nursing Program . | Apply to Nursing Program

*LPN to RN Transition Program . | . Apply to LPN to RN Transition

*Practical Nursing (LPN) Program . | . Apply to Practical Nursing Program

*Occupational Therapy Assistant Program | . Apply to OTA Program

*Radiography Program | . Apply to Radiography Program | Mammography Advanced Studies

*Emergency Medical Services Technology Program | Apply to EMS Program

*Computed Tomography Program | Apply to Computed Tomography

Are you interested in pursuing a medical career through the Science/Pre-Medical AA&S degree? Visit the Science & Math website for more information about potential careers and program paths available.
SWCC provides state of the art facilities to enrich student learning. The Virtual Cadaver Lab allows students to explore the anatomy of a human body through simulation. The Clinical Simulation Lab located in Russell Hall, provides VATNP course simulations for nursing students using high-fidelity simulation manikins.