West Virginia Northern Community College

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

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ADN Program

The West Virginia Northern Community College Nursing program prepares students to provide direct patient care in a range of healthcare settings.

The program has adopted the National League for Nursing Educational Core Competencies for Graduates of Associate Degree Nursing Programs.

Graduates from the program will be eligible to apply to sit for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensure Exam to be licensed as a Registered Nurse.

Admission Requirements:

  1. High school transcript or GED equivalency certificate
  2. Standardized examination scores
  3. Official transcripts for all college level coursework
  4. Proof of immunization for measles and rubella

The program enrolls a limited number of candidates and applicants will be reviewed on the basis of their academic records, and standardized records.

The admission period for the semester beginning in August is between the 1st of October and the 1st of March and the admission period for classes beginning in January the admission period is between the 1st of October and the 1st of December the previous year. The program highly recommends early application.

A criminal background check is required as students convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor may be denied licensing or privileges to take part in clinical practice in some healthcare facilities.

 

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 85.47%
Average number of students tested annually: -
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 West Virginia Northern Community College as reported by West Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 88.57 91.83
2011 75 80.57
2010 92.85 81.94
2009 96.77 84.94
2008 93.1 85.31
2007 88 80.18
2006 96.77 85.96
2005 95.16 -
2004 94.23 -
2003 88.68 -
2002 78.7 -
2001 77.3 -
2000 82.5 -
1999 75 -

LPN to ADN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 97.31%
Average number of students tested annually: -
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 West Virginia Northern Community College as reported by West Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 100 91.83
2006 96.77 85.96
2005 95.16 -
2004 94.23 -
2003 88.68 -
2002 78.7 -
2001 77.3 -
2000 82.5 -
1999 75 -

West Virginia Northern Community College
1704 Market St.
Wheeling, WV 26003