Patrick Henry Community College

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

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Patrick Henry Community College

645 Patriot Avenue
Martinsville, VA 24112

ADN Program
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The programs accept applications twice a year with priority given to the best qualified applicants who are also residents of the college service area. Applicants who are not accepted in an application period are able to reapply in the next period.

Admission Requirements:

  • Apply and be accepted by the college
  • Complete application for the nursing program
  • High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
  • Official transcripts for all secondary level course work and college level coursework (if applicable)
  • Complete Compass Test
  • Complete pre-requisite math and science courses
  • Cumulative grade point average of 2.5 for all college level course work including general education prerequisites
  • Pre-Nursing Admission Exam (HESI or equivalent)

Students accepted in to the program are required to submit to mandatory criminal background check and drug screening.

LPNs who have graduated from an accredited school and hold a current unencumbered license are eligible to be considered for advanced placement.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Nursing entrance exam:HESI A2
Credit hours required for graduation: 69
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 85.1%
Average number of students tested annually: 41
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 Patrick Henry Community College as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Year Students Tested Pass Rate (%)
2012 38 92.11
2011 48 85.4
2010 36 77.78
2009 31 80.65
2008 47 87.2
2007 40 95.5
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LPN Program
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State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Nursing entrance exam:Not Required
Credit hours required for graduation: 49
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 88.03%
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 Patrick Henry Community College as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Year Students Tested Pass Rate (%)
2012 20 85
2011 24 79.1
2010 1 100
2009 21 85.71
2008 18 100
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