Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Practical Nursing Program offered?

The program is offered at our Main Campus (Newtown, PA) and Upper County Campus (Perkasie, PA).

What do I need to do in order to enter the Practical Nursing Program at Bucks County Community College?

The first step in the admission process is to take the NLN for LPN Pre-Entrance Exam.

What is on the NLN for LPN Exam?

The examination consists of general verbal, math, and science content.

How can I prepare for the NLN for LPN Exam?

To help you prepare, a review guide "NLN Review Guide for LPN/LVN Pre-entrance Exam" is available in bookstores or directly from Jones & Bartlett Publishers @ 1-800-832-0034.  A Review Course for the NLN for LPN Exam will also be offered periodically throughout the year. For more information about the review course, please click here

What are the available test dates, and how do I register?

Visit the NLN Testing page to view the PN-NLN scheduled dates.

Will someone contact me with my test results?

You will receive a copy of your performance report directly from the National League for Nursing. You will be contacted by the Bucks County Community College's Practical Nursing Department after we receive your test scores. You will be invited into Phase II of the admissions process if you receive the required percentile rank of 65.