Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Roanoke, VA 24013

Jefferson College of Health Sciences is a privately run, not for profit institution, located in Roanoke, Virginia. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

Jefferson College of Health Sciences has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Jefferson College of Health Sciences in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $24,700 and fees $450. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $24,700 and $450 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio8:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate65%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN

    The Jefferson College of Health Sciences, BSN program curriculum combines clinical experience with academic instruction leading up to the BSN degree. All graduates from the program are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination to be licensed as Registered Nurses.


    All applicants are required to present official high school transcripts and college transcripts as applicable. The admission process at Jefferson is a modified rolling admissions with applications being received in July and processed throughout the academic year. Applicants need to fill out the application and present SAT or ACT scores if applicable.

    Program Specific requirements:

    • All applications to the nursing program need to be received by the 31st of January
    • Writing sample on a give topic will be required
    • All prerequisite courses need to be completed by the end of the previous summer semester

    Applicants who possess an Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing can enroll with advanced placement to qualify for a RN to BSN degree. RN’s applying to this program need to possess a current unencumbered license from any state or territory of the United States.

    Students wishing to transfer credits taken at an accredited College or University need to submit all applicable transcripts for Transfer Credit Evaluation. Only courses in which the applicant has earned a minimum of a ‘C’ grade will be considered. All courses will be reviewed on an individual basis.

  2. MSN
    • Nursing Education
    • Nursing Administration
  3. RN to BSN
  4. Accelerated BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 88
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Bachelor's degree 18
Nursing Administration Master's degree 12
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Liberty University
42.15 miles away
Lynchburg College
42.47 miles away
Averett University
55.74 miles away
Bluefield College
71.72 miles away
Eastern Mennonite University
101.83 miles away
Duke University
103.33 miles away
Davis & Elkins College
114.91 miles away
University of Charleston
117.5 miles away
West Virginia Wesleyan College
120.01 miles away
Pfeiffer University
124.47 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1986 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1993 - 08/06/2010
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
05/03/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/21/2007 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Cost (Net Price)


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$22,195
30k to 48k$23,046
48k to 75k$20,441
75k to 110k$25,374
Over 110k$25,862
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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia

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Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award

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American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship

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Genevieve Saran Richmond Award

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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing
Jefferson College of Health Sciences
101 Elm Avenue SE
Roanoke, VA 24013

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