Bluefield State College

Nursing Programs

The Bluefield State College School of Nursing offers a range of qualifications in Nursing. The program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

The Nursing school accepts students once a year on a limited admissions basis in line with the requirements of accreditation.

Applications for admission in the Associate Degree in Nursing Program in the fall semester are accepted between the 1st of September to the 15th of December and the file must be completed by the 31st of January of the year of admission.

Applications for the BSN program are accepted from the 1st of September and the 1st of March. 

Program requirements for students accepted into the program:

  • All students entering the nursing program are required to present documentation of a physical examination and health screening required for clinical practice (including screening for TB)
  • Current immunization records
  • Present proof of health insurance
  • All students accepted into the program are required to submit to a criminal background check
  • Students need to have current CPR certification

Students are expected to take responsibility for transportation between the college and healthcare facilities at which clinical practice will be offered.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 74.82%
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: NLNAC
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Bluefield State College as reported by West Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 85.71 91.83
2011 66.66 80.57
2010 72.09 81.94
2009 92.59 84.94
2008 78.78 85.31
2007 83.73 80.18
What is this?
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
What is this?
State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate : -
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
What is this?

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1951 - Current
Specialized Accreditation
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
01/01/1978 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
10/14/1997 - Current

Overview

Campus LocaleTown: Distant
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate69%

Admissions

83%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading420 to 530
SAT: Math450 to 540
ACT Composite17 to 22
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost

$8,560

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$7,119
30k to 48k$8,772
48k to 75k$9,238
75k to 110k$13,131
Over 110k$15,425
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Financial Aid & Loan

80%

Recipients

$6,786

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

58%

Recipients

$4,499

Average Amount

Pell grants

56%

Recipients

$7,028

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

1,362

Undergrads

0

Graduates

842

Women

520

Men

82%

Full-time

18%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
86%
Black/African American
8%
Two or more races
2%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
1%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%

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Bluefield State College
219 Rock St
Bluefield, WV 24701
(304) 327-4000
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