The University of Virginia's College at Wise

Department of Nursing

College Type: Four or more years, Public


BSN Program

The University of Virginia at Wise BSN program offers a curriculum which combines general education requirements and upper division nursing major requirements.

Applicants are accepted into the nursing major in the fall semester of the sophomore year of college, having completed all the general education requirements and nursing prerequisite prior to admission.

Applicants who have a nursing diploma or as Associate of Science Degree in Nursing seeking to qualify for a BSN degree can transfer courses taken at state approved institutions. Check here for RN to BSN completion degree program.

Admission Requirements:

Cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all general education requirements and a 2.3 for all nursing coursework.

The college requires that all students transferring into the program must demonstrably show character qualities which are consistent with the academic pursuit and professional practice of nursing.

All regular admission requirements of the college hold for applicants to the nursing program. Applications must include all official transcripts for college level coursework including nursing practicals.

If you are enrolling for the RN to BSN track, you must have graduated from a state approved nursing program and a regionally accredited community college and must be an RN with a clinical experience.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 74.5%
Average number of students tested annually: 14
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 The University of Virginia's College at Wise as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 15 86.7 87.83
2010 9 55.56 86.26
2009 16 81.25 87.33
2008 11 54.5 84.97
2007 12 66.7 82.16

The University of Virginia's College at Wise
1 College Avenue
Wise, VA 24293