LPN Programs in Missouri

Applied Technology Services
Sunset Hills, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 89.90%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #16

Bolivar Technical College
Bolivar, MO


Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center
Cape Girardeau, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 91.20%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #15
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Carthage Technical Center
Carthage, MO


Cass Career Center
Harrisonville, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 100.00%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #1
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Clinton Technical School
Clinton, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 88.60%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #17
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Columbia Public Schools
Columbia, MO


Concorde Career College-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 82.80%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #22

Four Rivers Career Center
Washington, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 93.80%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #11
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Franklin Technology-MSSU
Joplin, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 91.60%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #14
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Hannibal Public Schools
Hannibal, MO


Hannibal-LaGrange University
Hannibal, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 95.90%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #6
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Hillyard Technical Center
Saint Joseph, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 82.40%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #23
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Jefferson College
Hillsboro, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 94.00%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #9
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Kirksville Area Technical Center
Kirksville, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 97.20%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #4
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Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 83.80%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #21
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Mineral Area College
Park Hills, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 96.30%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #5
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Moberly Area Community College
Moberly, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 95.60%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #7
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Nevada Regional Technical Center
Nevada, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 92.10%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #13

Nichols Career Center
Jefferson City, MO


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North Central Missouri College
Trenton, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 99.10%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #3
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Northland Career Center
Platte City, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 79.30%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #25
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Ozarks Technical Community College
Springfield, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 99.30%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #2
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Pike-Lincoln Technical Center
Eolia, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 92.70%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #12
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Poplar Bluff Technical Career Center
Poplar Bluff, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 93.90%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #10
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Rolla Technical Institute/Center
Rolla, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 87.80%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #19
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Saline County Career Center
Marshall, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 86.90%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #20
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South Central Career Center
West Plains, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 88.30%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #18
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St Charles Community College
Cottleville, MO


St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis
Saint Louis, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 81.60%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #24
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Texas County Technical College
Houston, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 95.30%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #8
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Warrensburg Area Career Center
Warrensburg, MO

Avg. NCLEX-PN pass rate: 93.90%
NCLEX-PN Rank: #10

Closed LPN Programs

Colorado Technical University - Kansas City
North Kansas City, MO
School closed in 2014

Sanford-Brown College - Saint Peters
Saint Peters, MO
School closed in 2014

To begin practicing as a Missouri LPN, you need to graduate from a Practical Nursing program that is approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. Majority of LPN programs take 9-12 months to finish. In this state, LPN graduate can practice as a nurse for up to 90 days as he/she waits for the NCLEX exam results.

The state's nurses population comprises of 23% LPNs. The cities of Kansas and St. Louis are the areas with the highest number of nursing educational institution and LPN employment.

Here are some schools that can provide approved LPN program –

Bolivar Technical College

Bolivar Technical College has a Missouri State Board of Nursing approved LPN program that prepares you for an entry level nursing career in just 16 months. You can stay on track by this college’s One Course a Month schedule that allows you to take just a single class at a time. In a way, you stay motivated and more interested as the program focuses on one class at a given time. If you are a working student in Missouri, then this also comes in handy.

BTC’s coursework includes musculoskeletal and protective health programs; introduction to nursing; and multiple system health problems; to name a few.

Jefferson College

This is a two-year community college in Hillsboro, Missouri; which was established in 1963. It is a 418-acre campus that offers mainly daytime programs but you also have an option to take the evening or weekend class.

Clinton Technical School

The LPN program for this school is approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. It has been offering the program since 2010. At the moment, the school has three instructors that teach students five days each week. Clinical settings include the Golden Valley Memorial Hospital, Truman Lake Manor, Golden Living Center-Westwood, Clinton Healthcare and Rehab, Royal Oaks Hospital, Henry County Health Department.