Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing

College of Nursing

College Type: Four or more years, Private not-for-profit

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BSN Program

The Bon Secours BSN program offers a curriculum that consists of 68 nursing credits and 56 general education credits totaling 124 credits culminating in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.

The curriculum is designed to offer progressive coursework in a sequential manner with all pre-requisite courses needing to be completed in the designated order before a student can progress.

The program offers entrance in the traditional track for students with the no nursing background seeking to become a Registered Nurse. The second track offers Registered Nurses wishing to complete their BSN qualifications in an online program (RN to BSN).

Applications are accepted to the program for enrollment in the fall and spring semesters. Application deadline for the fall semester is on the 15th of March while the deadline for admission in spring is the 31st of August for the traditional track.

Applications deadline for the RN to BSN Online Program is the 30th of April for Fall admission and the 30th of September for spring admission.

Admission Requirements:

  • Applicants to the traditional track are required to establish academic records including proof of completing high school (or equivalent) and all official transcripts, as well as college placement an program entrance examinations.
  • Applicants to the RN-BSN program are required to submit proof of prior course work and RN license

 

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (1 years): 100%
Average number of students tested annually: 50
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 50 100 74.97

Diploma Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 100%
Average number of students tested annually: 86
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 85 100 74.97
2011 91 100 87.83
2010 81 100 86.26
2009 117 93.16 87.33
2008 135 84.4 84.97
2007 143 76.2 82.16

RN to BSN Program

Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing (BSMCON) is awarded by BSN and RN to BSN degree completion program of five years by the commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The program is designed for a working nurse the flexibly to achieve Bachelor of Science in Nursing 100% online. There are no class meetings and all work is completed online, allowing you to maintain your work schedule and personal time.

General admission requirements is to have an overall average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for the required general education coursework and a grade of “C” or better in each of these courses. The program consists of a total of 124 credits

Technical Requirements

  • Laptop with wireless capability
  • High-speed Internet
  • 1.2 GHz or faster processor
  • Windows XP or Vista Home Premium
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or 2010 (preferred)
  • Windows Media Player 6.0 or higher
  • 1 GB or larger RAM
  • 2 GB hard drive
  • Sound card/speakers
  • Web cam (may be built in)
  • Headset with microphone
  • CD/DVD drive
  • Antivirus software
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Acrobat Reader 7.0 or higher
  • 1 GB USB memory jump drive
  • JAVA 6

Timeline for completion is generally, students spend two to three times the number of hours in studying and completing assignments as the credit hours per week of your course (e.g., plan to devote six to nine hours weekly on every 3-credit course.

Upon successfully completing the program candidates are awarded with the certificate and the degree.

Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing
8550 Magellan Parkway Suite 1100
Richmond, VA 23227