Norfolk State University

Nursing Allied Health

College Type: Four or more years, Public

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ADN Program

The AND program is offered in two tracks. The first track is designed for students with no prior background in nursing and the second track is intended for LPNs. The first track can be completed in 2 academic years and a summer session of full time study.

Admission Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalency certificate
  • Official transcripts for all college level coursework
  • Recommendation letters
  • Nursing program pre-admission exam
  • Completion of all pre-requisite course satisfactorily by the prescribed deadline

Admission to the nursing program is contingent on the applicant being accepted by the NSU and the Department of Nursing and Allied Health.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 60.28%
Average number of students tested annually: 66
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 Norfolk State University as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 59 56.93 74.97
2011 71 47.8 87.83
2010 67 76.12 86.26
2009 37 86.49 87.33
2008 67 80.6 84.97
2007 44 79.5 82.16

BSN Program

The program offers three tracks with the first tracked designed for students who have no nursing background, the second a transition track for Licensed Practical Nurses to BSN available to LPNs who met the pre-requisites and a third track for Registered Nurses (students who have nursing diploma or associate degree) seeking to enhance their qualifications.

Admissions Requirements:

  • Application and Admission to the university by the 1st of February for enrollment in the fall semester
  • High school diploma or GED equivalency
  • Official Transcripts
  • Submission of Nursing Application
  • Complete pre-requisite courses with a minimum of a ‘C’
  • Cumulative grade point average of 2.5
  • Pre-entrance examination

Students accepted into the program will be required to submit to a criminal background check and drug screening as well as proof of health including immunization series.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 79.63%
Average number of students tested annually: 38
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 Norfolk State University as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 37 81.08 74.97
2011 38 81.5 87.83
2010 38 76.32 86.26
2009 19 84.21 87.33
2008 23 82.6 84.97
2007 25 88 82.16

LPN to BSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 79.63%
Average number of students tested annually: 38
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 Norfolk State University as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 37 81.08 74.97
2011 38 81.5 87.83
2010 38 76.32 86.26
2009 19 84.21 87.33
2008 23 82.6 84.97
2007 25 88 82.16

Accelerated BSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 79.63%
Average number of students tested annually: 38
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 Norfolk State University as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 37 81.08 74.97
2011 38 81.5 87.83
2010 38 76.32 86.26
2009 19 84.21 87.33
2008 23 82.6 84.97
2007 25 88 82.16

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Norfolk State University
700 Park Ave
Norfolk, VA 23504