Fairmont State University

School of Nursing and Allied Health

College Type: Four or more years, Public

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ADN Program

The Fairmont State University School of Nursing offers an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing. The program is designed to offer quality education top prepare students for patient care in a healthcare setting.

The program consists of a balanced proportion of general education courses with nursing requirements.

Students in the program are offered the opportunity for practical experience at the on-site laboratory and high technology simulation laboratories in addition to experience at healthcare facilities including hospitals and nursing homes in the area.

Graduates from the program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination to be licensed as a Registered Nurse.

Admission Requirements:

  1. Official high school transcript and GED equivalency certificate
  2. College transcripts for all college level coursework
  3. ACT/SAT scores
  4. TEAS Scores (to be completed by the 1st of December)
  5. A minimum cumulative GPA 2.0 for all pre-requisite courses

Nursing applications should be submitted to the program by the 1st of December. Students who had applied in the past and were not accepted need to reapply because the college does not maintain a waiting list.

Applicants who have changed their name since earning their high school diploma or earned college credit need to inform the admissions office of the change in name.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 81.75%
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: NLNAC
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 Fairmont State University as reported by West Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 92.4 80.57
2010 71.23 81.94
2009 81.63 84.94
2008 89.86 85.31
2007 83.82 80.18
2006 85.07 85.96
2005 88 -
2004 79.37 -
2003 95 -

LPN to ADN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Program Name: Traditional LPN-ASN and the Non-Traditional LPN-ASN
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 81.75%
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: NLNAC
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 Fairmont State University as reported by West Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 92.4 80.57
2010 71.23 81.94
2009 81.63 84.94
2008 89.86 85.31
2007 83.82 80.18
2006 85.07 85.96
2005 88 -
2004 79.37 -
2003 95 -

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Fairmont State University
1201 Locust Ave
Fairmont, WV 26554