The University of Virginia's College at Wise

Department of Nursing

Nursing Programs

The University of Virginia at Wise BSN program offers a curriculum which combines general education requirements and upper division nursing major requirements.

Applicants are accepted into the nursing major in the fall semester of the sophomore year of college, having completed all the general education requirements and nursing prerequisite prior to admission.

Applicants who have a nursing diploma or as Associate of Science Degree in Nursing seeking to qualify for a BSN degree can transfer courses taken at state approved institutions. Check here for RN to BSN completion degree program.

Admission Requirements:

Cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all general education requirements and a 2.3 for all nursing coursework.

The college requires that all students transferring into the program must demonstrably show character qualities which are consistent with the academic pursuit and professional practice of nursing.

All regular admission requirements of the college hold for applicants to the nursing program. Applications must include all official transcripts for college level coursework including nursing practicals.

If you are enrolling for the RN to BSN track, you must have graduated from a state approved nursing program and a regionally accredited community college and must be an RN with a clinical experience.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 74.5%
Average number of students tested annually: 14
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 The University of Virginia's College at Wise as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 15 86.7 87.83
2010 9 55.56 86.26
2009 16 81.25 87.33
2008 11 54.5 84.97
2007 12 66.7 82.16
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 The University of Virginia's College at Wise as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 15 86.7 87.83
2010 9 55.56 86.26
2009 16 81.25 87.33
2008 11 54.5 84.97
2007 12 66.7 82.16
What is this?

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1970 - Current
Specialized Accreditation
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
09/29/2001 - Current

Overview

Campus LocaleTown: Distant
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate63%

Admissions

78%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading430 to 540
SAT: Math420 to 530
SAT: Writing410 to 510
ACT Composite18 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost

$10,132

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$9,396
30k to 48k$10,821
48k to 75k$11,468
75k to 110k$13,643
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Financial Aid & Loan

63%

Recipients

$8,896

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

38%

Recipients

$4,373

Average Amount

Pell grants

50%

Recipients

$7,427

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

2,212

Undergrads

0

Graduates

1,312

Women

900

Men

58%

Full-time

42%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
76%
Black/African American
10%
Race/ethnicity unknown
10%
Hispanic
2%
Asian
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Two or more races
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

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The University of Virginia's College at Wise
1 College Avenue
Wise, VA 24293
(276) 328-0100
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