Jefferson College of Health Sciences

College of Health Sciences

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

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BSN Program

The Jefferson College of Health Sciences, BSN program curriculum combines clinical experience with academic instruction leading up to the BSN degree. All graduates from the program are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination to be licensed as Registered Nurses.

Admissions:

All applicants are required to present official high school transcripts and college transcripts as applicable. The admission process at Jefferson is a modified rolling admissions with applications being received in July and processed throughout the academic year. Applicants need to fill out the application and present SAT or ACT scores if applicable.

Program Specific requirements:

  • All applications to the nursing program need to be received by the 31st of January
  • Writing sample on a give topic will be required
  • All prerequisite courses need to be completed by the end of the previous summer semester

Applicants who possess an Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing can enroll with advanced placement to qualify for a RN to BSN degree. RN’s applying to this program need to possess a current unencumbered license from any state or territory of the United States.

Students wishing to transfer credits taken at an accredited College or University need to submit all applicable transcripts for Transfer Credit Evaluation. Only courses in which the applicant has earned a minimum of a ‘C’ grade will be considered. All courses will be reviewed on an individual basis.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Program Name: Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Pre-Licensure Track
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 90.67%
Average number of students tested annually: 39
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 Jefferson College of Health Sciences as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 67 97.01 74.97
2011 24 87.5 87.83
2010 24 87.5 86.26
2009 20 90 87.33

Masters Program

Program accreditations: CCNE

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Program Name: Master of Science in Nursing

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
Specility Tracks
Tracks Credit hours
Nurse Clinician Educator 39
Nursing Systems Management 36

Accelerated BSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Program Name: Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Pre-Licensure Track
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 90.67%
Average number of students tested annually: 39
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 Jefferson College of Health Sciences as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 67 97.01 74.97
2011 24 87.5 87.83
2010 24 87.5 86.26
2009 20 90 87.33

Jefferson College of Health Sciences
101 Elm Avenue SE
Roanoke, VA 24013