John Tyler Community College

The ADN program offers two tracks for enrollment. The Traditional Track is offered in regular daytime classroom sessions Monday through Friday and clinical practice offered at various times including weekends and/or evenings.

The second track is the Hybrid Distance Education Track which offers theoretical instruction in a virtual format and clinical classes arranged during the day, on evenings and/or weekends.  

Admission Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
  • Transcripts for all college level coursework if applicable
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • College placement test scores
  • Nursing entrance test
  • Current CPR certification for Health Care Providers from the American Heart Association

Students accepted into the program are required to submit proof of the following:

  • Criminal background check
  • Drug screening
  • Physical Examination including tuberculin test and evidence of hepatitis-B vaccination or to sign a waiver
  • Immunization series
  • Dental Examination


State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 91.63%
Average number of students tested annually: 105
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 John Tyler Community College as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 115 95.65 74.97
2011 76 94.7 87.83
2010 123 84.55 86.26
2009 143 90.21 87.33
2008 127 92.9 84.97
2007 105 92.4 82.16
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John Tyler Community College
13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Chester, VA 23831
(804) 796-4000