Norfolk State University

Nursing Allied Health

Nursing Programs

This program has been closed. The school no longer accepts students.

The AND program is offered in two tracks. The first track is designed for students with no prior background in nursing and the second track is intended for LPNs. The first track can be completed in 2 academic years and a summer session of full time study.

Admission Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalency certificate
  • Official transcripts for all college level coursework
  • Recommendation letters
  • Nursing program pre-admission exam
  • Completion of all pre-requisite course satisfactorily by the prescribed deadline

Admission to the nursing program is contingent on the applicant being accepted by the NSU and the Department of Nursing and Allied Health.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 60.28%
Average number of students tested annually: 66
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 Norfolk State University as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 59 56.93 74.97
2011 71 47.8 87.83
2010 67 76.12 86.26
2009 37 86.49 87.33
2008 67 80.6 84.97
2007 44 79.5 82.16
What is this?

The program offers three tracks with the first tracked designed for students who have no nursing background, the second a transition track for Licensed Practical Nurses to BSN available to LPNs who met the pre-requisites and a third track for Registered Nurses (students who have nursing diploma or associate degree) seeking to enhance their qualifications.

Admissions Requirements:

  • Application and Admission to the university by the 1st of February for enrollment in the fall semester
  • High school diploma or GED equivalency
  • Official Transcripts
  • Submission of Nursing Application
  • Complete pre-requisite courses with a minimum of a ‘C’
  • Cumulative grade point average of 2.5
  • Pre-entrance examination

Students accepted into the program will be required to submit to a criminal background check and drug screening as well as proof of health including immunization series.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 79.63%
Average number of students tested annually: 38
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 Norfolk State University as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 37 81.08 74.97
2011 38 81.5 87.83
2010 38 76.32 86.26
2009 19 84.21 87.33
2008 23 82.6 84.97
2007 25 88 82.16
What is this?
Program accreditations: NLNAC
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 Norfolk State University as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 4 50 74.97
2011 38 81.5 87.83
2010 38 76.32 86.26
2009 19 84.21 87.33
2008 23 82.6 84.97
2007 25 88 82.16
What is this?
State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 79.63%
Average number of students tested annually: 38
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 Norfolk State University as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 37 81.08 74.97
2011 38 81.5 87.83
2010 38 76.32 86.26
2009 19 84.21 87.33
2008 23 82.6 84.97
2007 25 88 82.16
What is this?
State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 79.63%
Average number of students tested annually: 38
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 Norfolk State University as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 37 81.08 74.97
2011 38 81.5 87.83
2010 38 76.32 86.26
2009 19 84.21 87.33
2008 23 82.6 84.97
2007 25 88 82.16
What is this?

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1969 - Current
Specialized Accreditation
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
01/01/1980 - 07/31/2014
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
03/01/1985 - Current

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate77%

Admissions

85%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading320 to 430
SAT: Math300 to 430
SAT: Writing340 to 430
ACT Composite16 to 20
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost

$15,103

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$13,952
30k to 48k$14,121
48k to 75k$15,036
75k to 110k$18,493
Over 110k$20,867
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Financial Aid & Loan

100%

Recipients

$7,090

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

62%

Recipients

$4,400

Average Amount

Pell grants

74%

Recipients

$10,061

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

4,739

Undergrads

682

Graduates

3,526

Women

1,895

Men

82%

Full-time

18%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
84%
White
5%
Two or more races
4%
Hispanic
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Asian
1%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

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Norfolk State University
700 Park Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23504
(757) 823-8600
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