Bluefield State College

College Type: Four or more years, Public


ADN Program

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

School's 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