Nunez Community College Accepting Applications for Nursing Program

Nunez Community College is accepting applications to its licensed practical nursing (LPN) program through September 30. Although Nunez is an open-enrollment college, there are additional requirements for entry into the nursing program. Prospective nursing students should review the admission requirements and practical nursing curriculum at

The minimum entrance and placement examination scores for nursing remain the same as in the past. A high school diploma or equivalency is required, and prospective nursing students must be admitted to Nunez Community College. Students who are interested in practical nursing should first apply to Nunez online at Specific questions about the LPN program and its entrance requirements can be directed to Nursing Department at (504) 278-6380 or to Ms. Michelle Bennett, nursing program director, 

“Now is a great time to prepare for a career in nursing. The healthcare industry is growing in our region, with significant growth in middle-skill careers, like practical nursing,” said Bennett. In its recent State of the Sector report on health sciences, Greater New Orleans, Inc. showed 1,556 job openings for licensed practical nurses in the region through the year 2026.

Nunez Community College is an open-enrollment comprehensive community college offering over 30 academic and technical programs. Prepare for a four-year university with a Louisiana Transfer Degree or enter the workforce quickly through Career and Technical Education programs. or call (504) 278-6467 to apply and enroll.