Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing

College Type: Four or more years, Public

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BSN Program

The Virginia Commonwealth University BSN program traditional track offers a three year curriculum which is approved by the Board of Nursing. A student who successfully completes the program will be eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for licensing as a Registered Nurse.

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are required to show proof of good standing at last college attended
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on all college level coursework
  • SAT/ACT scores

The second track into the nursing program is the Accelerated BSN track for applicants who have a baccalaureate degree in a non nursing field with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on all college level coursework.

The third track of entry into the program is the Registered Nurse to BSN Completion Program. Applicants to this track need to be a graduate of an accredited nursing program with an ADN or a nursing diploma with a minimum grade point of average of 2.5 on all college level coursework. The applicant is required to possess a current unencumbered Registered Nursing to practice in the state. 

 

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 89.39%
Average number of students tested annually: 118
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 Virginia Commonwealth University as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 145 94.8 74.97
2011 137 95.6 87.83
2010 72 77.78 86.26
2009 143 95.8 87.33
2008 143 93 84.97
2007 121 97.5 82.16

Accelerated MSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (2 years): 100%
Average number of students tested annually: 21
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 Virginia Commonwealth University as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 17 100 87.83
2010 24 100 86.26

Masters Program

Program accreditations: NLNAC

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

RN to MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

Doctoral Program

Program accreditations: Not Accredited

Doctoral programs offered at this school:

PhD

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

BSN to PhD

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

Accelerated BSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (2 years): 97.92%
Average number of students tested annually: 25
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 Virginia Commonwealth University as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 1 100 74.97
2010 48 95.83 86.26

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Virginia Commonwealth University
910 W Franklin St
Richmond, VA 23284