New River Community College

College Type: At least 2 but less than 4 years, Public

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ADN Program

Applicants to the program are admitted in August. Applicants to the program are advised to apply early as enrollment is limited. The deadline for complete applications is the 15th of March, and the 1st of Math for applicants wishing to take the TEAS at New River.

Admission Requirements

  • College application
  • Nursing program application
  • High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
  • Attendance at general information session
  • Pre-requisite science courses completed before the 15th of March
  • Scores for placement test for Math, writing and reading comprehension
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • TEAS scores

Applicants accepted into the program will be required to submit to a criminal background check and urine drug screening as a pre-requisite to taking part in clinical components. Students will also be required to complete and submit a health form including all required immunizations, submit proof of current CPR certification for Health Care providers from the American Heart Association or Professional Rescuers from the Red Cross. The college also advises that students carry insurance covering malpractice and accidents.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 91.69%
Average number of students tested annually: 47
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 New River Community College as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 41 97.56 74.97
2011 51 92.1 87.83
2010 48 85.42 86.26
2009 48 85.42 87.33
2008 56 91.1 84.97
2007 53 75.5 82.16

LPN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 100%
Average number of students tested annually: 15
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX PN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at New River Community College as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 13 100 87.83
2010 16 100 86.26
2009 15 100 87.33
2008 13 100 84.97

LPN to ADN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 91.69%
Average number of students tested annually: 47
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 New River Community College as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 41 97.56 74.97
2011 51 92.1 87.83
2010 48 85.42 86.26
2009 48 85.42 87.33
2008 56 91.1 84.97
2007 53 75.5 82.16

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New River Community College
5251 College Drive
Dublin, VA 24084