Jefferson College of Health Sciences

College of Health Sciences

Nursing Programs

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.

Admissions:

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.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 90.67%
Average number of students tested annually: 39
Program accreditations: CCNE
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 Jefferson College of Health Sciences as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 67 97.01 74.97
2011 24 87.5 87.83
2010 24 87.5 86.26
2009 20 90 87.33
What is this?

Program accreditations: CCNE

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
Specility Tracks
Tracks Credit hours
Nursing Education 39
Nursing Administration 36
What is this?
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX Passrate History

Annual NCLEX passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Jefferson College of Health Sciences as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 29 96.6 74.97
2011 24 87.5 87.83
2010 24 87.5 86.26
2009 20 90 87.33
What is this?
State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 90.67%
Average number of students tested annually: 39
Program accreditations: CCNE
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 Jefferson College of Health Sciences as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 67 97.01 74.97
2011 24 87.5 87.83
2010 24 87.5 86.26
2009 20 90 87.33
What is this?

Accreditations

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

Overview

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

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost

$23,949

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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Financial Aid & Loan

94%

Recipients

$9,715

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

37%

Recipients

$4,081

Average Amount

Pell grants

74%

Recipients

$8,781

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

759

Undergrads

322

Graduates

884

Women

197

Men

78%

Full-time

22%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
74%
Black/African American
8%
Race/ethnicity unknown
7%
Hispanic
4%
Two or more races
3%
Asian
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

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Jefferson College of Health Sciences
101 Elm Avenue SE
Roanoke, VA 24013
(888) 985-8483
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