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About Bolivar Technical College

“They care about you as a person and for you to succeed. Even if they don’t have a solution, they will listen to you and try to help in any way they can. That’s from office staff to instructors; everyone was like a family there.” -Serenna L.

Why BTC?

We’re a small school with small class sizes, close to home, where everyone really does know your name. At some larger schools, you’re stuck in giant classrooms with an impersonal atmosphere and no help in sight, but at BTC you’re a name, not just a number.

Help is always available and our staff and faculty bend over backward to help out with whatever you’ve got going on as we help you navigate the waters of a nursing program. Our instructors care so much that they give out their personal phone number so students can reach out any time. 

We know you don’t want to waste your time with unnecessary gen-eds, in huge classes where it’s difficult to get the one-on-one help you need. After all, the whole reason you’re spending all this time and money going back to school is to make sure you graduate and pass your licensure exam so you can work.

We get it. We ONLY offer healthcare education programs, and we do this so we can devote all of our resources to this specialty. We’ve gone above and beyond to include an exclusive NCLEX prep program that helps prepare you for licensure throughout the duration of our programs. Our track record proves itself…BTC had an average NCLEX pass rate of 98.5% between our 2020 LPN and RN grads. On top of that, nearly 100% of those students secured jobs after passing their licensure exam.

We think you’ll love it at BTC. From our small school feel, to our unbeatable NCLEX pass rate, we make our students’ success our number one priority. 

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As an institution, Bolivar Technical College is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools.

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Articulation Agreements

We have an articulation agreement with several universities. These agreements allow our graduates to transition more easily to continue their education with other colleges. We have agreements with:

  • Chamberlain College of Nursing
  • Cox College
  • Grand Canyon University (Educational Alliance Participant Agreement)
  • Purdue Global University (formerly Kaplan University)
  • Southwest Baptist University
  • University of Phoenix
Text 417-771-3543 to chat with an Admissions Rep.