West Virginia Wesleyan College

College Type: Four or more years, Private not-for-profit


BSN Program

The West Virginia Wesleyan College University Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a program preparing students for a career in the nursing profession. The program is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

Students are prepared for the theoretical and practical aspects of a career in nursing forming the foundation for professional nursing and further graduate studies.

Graduates from the program are eligible to apply to sit for National Examinations for licensing to obtain licensure as a Registered Nurse.

Admissions Requirements:

  1. Applications to the nursing program will be reviewed on the basis of a combined assessment of high school GPA and total SAT scores or composite ACT scores. The program has limited space available for direct admission students.
  2. Students who have already completed some degree of college level course work can apply to transfer to the program. Students transferring from another institution and/or another major are required to show proof of a minimum of 3.0 GPA for all college level course work and all pre-requisite courses to the program will need to have been completed with a ‘C’ grade or higher.

Registered Nurses are admitted to the program on the basis of academic records and the availability of space. Registered Nurses applying to the program are required a minimum of a 2.5 GPA or higher for all college level coursework and an unencumbered license to practice. 


State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 82.44%
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 Wesleyan College as reported by West Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 100 91.83
2011 68.75 80.57
2010 78.57 81.94
2009 66.67 84.94
2008 100 85.31
2007 84.21 80.18
2006 91.66 85.96
2005 87.5 -
2004 54.55 -
2003 66.67 -

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West Virginia Wesleyan College
59 College Ave
Buckhannon, WV 26201