Departments and Offices

Nursing Program

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. How long is your waiting list?
We do not keep a waiting list. Applicants who do not get admitted must reapply the next year.

2. Do you have a spring class?
We only have a spring (January) start class every other year on the even years.

3. How many applications do you get?
That varies from year to year.

4. How many students do you accept?
We accept 40 students for the fall and spring classes for each level.

5. Do you require a pre-admission test, such as the TEAS test?
Yes. The TEAS test is required. Contact the Nursing Program for information.

6. Do you offer online courses?
No; nursing courses are not offered online. However, many of the general education courses required for the nursing program are offered online or in an alternative delivery method.

7. Do you offer evening, weekend, or part-time classes?
No; nursing classes are offered Monday - Friday with theory from 8:30am to 12:30pm three days a week and clinical one day a week. Exact times for clinicals varies. However, many of the general education courses required for the nursing program are offered at a variety of times and days. There is no part-time option for the nursing program. Students must be enrolled full-time in the nursing program.

8. Do you have a Practical Nursing program?
No; we are an Associate Degree nursing program with the option after successful completion of the first year of nursing classes for students to take the licensure examination (NCLEX-PN) for Practical Nursing. ALL applicants seeking admission to the Nursing Program at Danville Area Community College must meet the admission requirements for Associate Degree nursing.

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