Lewis & Clark/Webster U. Nursing Dual Admission Partnership Program | Webster University

Lewis & Clark Community College & Webster University Nursing Dual Admission Program

The Dual Admission program (DAP) between Lewis & Clark Community College and Webster University makes it possible for students to be jointly admitted to both institutions.  It provides nursing students at Lewis & Clark with the opportunity to seamlessly complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Webster University and provides students with access to resources at both institutions. 

Benefits of the Dual Admission Program

  • Webster University application fee is waived.
  • You can work with a faculty advisor to maximize transfer credit and complete your BSN more efficiently. 
  • You can be admitted to the nursing program at Webster immediately upon admission to the ADN program at Lewis & Clark; this gives you the opportunity to tell potential employers you are admitted into a BSN program.
  • You can take classes at Webster while completing your ADN program.
  • You can participate in all student activities at Lewis & Clark and open attendance student activities at Webster.
  • You can access student services--including computer labs, library, and on-campus speakers and events-- at both institutions.
  • Work while you learn--Webster's evening and online classes provide flexibility to allow you to work while you pursue your BSN degree.

Eligibility & Admission Requirements

A student must meet the following requirements to be eligible to participate in the dual admission program:

  • Apply for dual admission program during the first two semesters (or 30 credit hours) of being accepted into the Associate Degree in Nursing program at Lewis & Clark. 
  • Intend to pursue both an associate and baccalaureate degree.
  • Meet Webster University and nursing department minimum GPA and admission requirements.

Students who have previously matriculated at Webster are not eligible to participate in the dual admission program, but should follow the procedures for readmission.

Following are the admission requirements for the BSN dual admission program at Webster:

  • Apply and be accepted into nursing program at Lewis & Clark Community College.
  • Submit an online application for admission to Webster. 
    • Select Transfer under Admit Type, Dual Admission under Campus Options, and Lewis & Clark Community College as Location in order for your application to process correctly as dual admission.
  • Submit a Dual Admission Intent to Participate form to dualadmission@webster.edu.  This form authorizes the institutions to share appropriate admissions, financial, and academic information concerning your enrollment and performance.  It also allows Webster to request your Lewis & Clark transcript on your behalf.
  • Submit official transcripts from all other post-secondary institutions attended.
  • If you have completed less than 30 college-level credit hours at the time of application to the dual admission program, submit an official high school transcript.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale is required for acceptance into the dual admission program, and a 2.5 cumulative GPA shall be maintained at Lewis & Clark to remain in the dual admission program.
  • Students shall submit a professional resume and complete an interview with a faculty member prior to full acceptance into the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Webster.
  • Students shall successfully and satisfactorily complete a drug screen and criminal background check, plus submit other required documents including, but not limited to, a health history; a vaccination/immunization profile (influenza, HepB, TDap/Td, MMR, and varicella); annual TB test/screen; evidence of American Heart Association CPR certification; a copy of current personal health insurance card; and a signed student contract prior to full acceptance into the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Webster.
  • At the time students would be entering the BSN program at Webster, they shall have current licensure (or eligibility for licensure) as a registered nurse in the state of Missouri.

Students shall complete their Associate Degree in Nursing at LCCC within three years of acceptance into the Dual Admission Program and enroll at Webster within one academic semester following LCCC graduation.  Students must maintain good standing as defined by each institution to continue participation in the Dual Admission program.

Students are responsible for meeting graduation and degree requirements as put forth by each institution. Participation in the dual admission program does not guarantee graduation from the community college or Webster University within a specified time frame.

News & Helpful Information

Webster- Lewis & Clark Nursing Transfer Guide

Webster-Lewis & Clark Dual Admission Intent to Participate Form

Webster University Nursing Department

Lewis & Clark Community College Nursing Department

Lewis & Clark Community College Press Release

Webster University Press Release