West Virginia Northern Community College
Wheeling, WV 26003
Located in Wheeling, West Virginia, West Virginia Northern Community College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.
West Virginia Northern Community College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).
West Virginia Northern Community College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $3,144 and fees $540. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $10,080 and $540 respectively.
|Campus LocaleCity: Small|
|Student to Faculty Ratio15:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
The West Virginia Northern Community College Nursing program prepares students to provide direct patient care in a range of healthcare settings.
The program has adopted the National League for Nursing Educational Core Competencies for Graduates of Associate Degree Nursing Programs.
Graduates from the program will be eligible to apply to sit for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensure Exam to be licensed as a Registered Nurse.
- High school transcript or GED equivalency certificate
- Standardized examination scores
- Official transcripts for all college level coursework
- Proof of immunization for measles and rubella
The program enrolls a limited number of candidates and applicants will be reviewed on the basis of their academic records, and standardized records.
The admission period for the semester beginning in August is between the 1st of October and the 1st of March and the admission period for classes beginning in January the admission period is between the 1st of October and the 1st of December the previous year. The program highly recommends early application.
A criminal background check is required as students convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor may be denied licensing or privileges to take part in clinical practice in some healthcare facilities.
LPN to ADN
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of West Virginia Northern Community College as reported by West Virginia state board of nursing.
Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year
|Program name||Degree type||Graduates|
|Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide||Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||49|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Associate's degree||35|
Nearby Nursing Schools
The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from West Virginia Northern Community College
12.89 miles away
Eastern Gateway Community College
21.73 miles away
Community College of Allegheny County
45.67 miles away
Community College of Beaver County
46.32 miles away
Washington State Community College
57.8 miles away
Westmoreland County Community College
62.17 miles away
Stark State College
67.15 miles away
Butler County Community College
67.6 miles away
Fred W Eberle Technical Center
77.93 miles away
Fortis College - Cuyahoga Falls
84.21 miles away
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1972 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
06/01/1977 - Current
Cost (Net Price)
$3,982Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$3,573|
|30k to 48k$4,938|
|48k to 75k$6,387|
|75k to 110k$8,318|
Financial Aid & Loan
Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid
Students Who receive Pell Grants
Federal Student Loans
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)
Applicants who are registered nurses must have a current license to practice as an RN, have more than a high school diploma and be currently enrolled in an undergraduate nursing degree program [...]
Applicant must be a Charleston, WV resident enrolled as a full time student in an accredited nursing program in West Virginia. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.
Applicant must be a West Virginia resident enrolled full time at an accredited college or university, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, and demonstrate good moral character. Preference given to [...]
Applicant must be a graduating senior of Logan High School who plans to enroll in a field of study in registered nursing from an accredited college in West Virginia. Minimum 2.5 GPA and [...]
Applicant must be a resident of West Virginia; preference will be given to Jackson County residents. Applicant must be planning to major in the fields of library science, nursing, or [...]
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and West Virginia state board of nursing