Lynchburg College

McMillan Nursing Building

The Lynchburg College BSN program is based on a curriculum, which combines liberal arts, sciences, theoretical nursing and clinical practice instruction. The program is designed to prepare students according to the standards of practice set by the American Nurses Association.

Students in the program will take part in a range of clinical experience opportunities in a range of hospital and other healthcare settings with the primary location being the Centra Hospitals in Lynchburg.

Freshman entering the college interested in the nursing program must identify the program as their designated choice and fill a separate application to the program by the 1st of April of the freshman year. Applications to the program will be reviewed at the end of the spring semester.

Transfer students are required to submit applications to the college and the program by the 1st of April as do applicants with degrees in other fields.

  • Application Requirements:
  • Nursing Program Application
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalency certificate
  • Official transcripts for all prerequisite courses
  • TEAS examination

Applicants who meet all admission requirements will be ranked according to their application documents with all students notified of the admission decision the 15th of June. The program admits forty five freshman + transfer students and ten second degree students every year.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 90.39%
Average number of students tested annually: 34
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 Lynchburg College as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 34 100 74.97
2011 39 89.7 87.83
2010 27 81.48 86.26
2009 37 70.27 87.33
2008 34 88.2 84.97
2007 32 65.6 82.16
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Lynchburg College
1501 Lakeside Dr
Lynchburg, VA 24501
(434) 544-8100