The Missouri Valley College Nursing Program will be accepting MVC student applications through February 1st. All other students must have the application process completed by April 1st. Students meeting the acceptance criteria will be admitted in the Fall semester. Please feel free to call 660-831-4051 should you have questions or need further assistance.

Application Requirements

Professional Nursing Education Program Requirements and Application Procedures:

  • 1. Admittance to Missouri Valley College
  • 2. Early admission for MVC students begins on February 1; open admissions are due by April 1; applications after April 1 will be done on an individual basis and as space permits.
  • 3. Students are required to be at least a Junior at the time of starting the Nursing Program. Students are encouraged to apply to the program by April 1 of their Sophomore year or the year in which they anticipate starting in the nursing program.
  • 4. Direct Admit students must follow the Direct Admission Policy.
  • 5. Completion of the BSN, RN degree program does not guarantee licensure or eligibility to take the licensure exam. Please review the regulations regarding eligibility to take the Missouri State Licensure exam here.
  • 6. MVC School of Nursing Application (applications fee of $25)
  • 7. Completion of the ACT (20 or above preferred).
  • 8. Completion of the TEAS exam (Proficient 58.7% or above) prior to submission of the program application (before April 1).
  • 9. Three completed reference forms. At least one of the forms must be from a high school teacher/employer, one of the forms must be from a college professor, and one from a non-family member.
  • 10. Students previously enrolled in a nursing program (RN or LPN) at a different institution should also provide a letter from the Director of the program verifying student status at time of departure. The letter must be on institutional letterhead with Director/Dean contact information included.
  • 11. Minimum cumulative Nursing GPA of 2.75, including coursework from other institutions (transfer students must provide official college transcripts to Missouri Valley College Registrar's office from ALL colleges/universities attended if not currently on file).
  • 12. International students and ESL students must have completed the TOEFL exam (90% or above) PRIOR TO submission of the application and provide evidence of scores with the application.
  • 13. All Materials Must Be Submitted To The School Of Nursing By April 1.
  • 14. Students will be notified no later than May 1 of their admission status.

Completion of program prerequisite courses with a B or better (exception MA 165 College Algebra - "C") by the time the student would begin the program in the Fall:

BI/EX 275 & 285 Human Anatomy & Physiology I & II


BI 320 Microbiology or CH 111 Chemistry


PY 225 Developmental Psychology


HL 280 Pathophysiology


NU 105 Introduction to Nursing


MA 165 College Algebra


PL 150 Biomedical Ethics


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All Core/Pre-requisite Coursework must be completed prior to starting program unless special request has been granted.

Please Contact Peggy Van Dyke for any questions.

Peggy Van Dyke, DNP, RN, FNP-BC
(660) 831-4053