Tidewater Community College
The program is approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing and is fully accredited by the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission.
The curriculum offers a combination of theoretical and practical courses integrating clinical laboratory practice and high tech simulators for patient care as part of the preparation for direct patient care.
The curriculum is offered in five semesters of full time study culminating in the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing. The program is designed to offer the foundations for maximizing the transferability of coursework to baccalaureate nursing programs.
- Application and admission to the college
- Attend the mandatory nursing information session
- Placement tests for math, reading and englsih
- Complete required science and math coursework
- Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5
- Nursing admission assessment exam
Admission to the program is competitive with students accepted into cohort groups. The program accepts two cohorts in the spring semester and two more in the fall.
LPNs seeking to enroll in the program can do so on the basis of either articulation or advanced placement admission.
If you are conditionally accepted into the program, you will need to meet the following program specific requirements before being allowed to enroll:
- Physical health assessment including testing for contagious diseases
- Criminal background check
- Current CPR certification for health care providers from the American Heart Association or Professional Rescuer from the Red Cross
- Nursing Liability Insurance
- Attend mandatory orientation session
|State board of nursing approval:||Fully Approved|
|Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years):||90.04%|
|Average number of students tested annually:||90|
|Available Study Options|
NCLEX RN Passrate History
Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Tidewater Community College as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.
|Year||Students Tested||School||National Avg|
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
01/01/1971 - Current
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
01/01/1978 - Current
|Campus LocaleCity: Midsize|
|Student to Faculty Ratio22:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
$7,806Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$7,027|
|30k to 48k$7,281|
|48k to 75k$9,375|
|75k to 110k$11,919|
Financial Aid & Loan
Any grant or scholarship aid
Federal Student Loans
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Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native