West Virginia University at Parkersburg
The West Virginia University at Parkersburg A.A.S degree is intended to prepare students qualified for the structured healthcare setting. The program is approved by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses and is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission Inc.
- Application to WVU
- High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
- Transcripts for all college level coursework
- ACT or ACCUPLACER score
- Complete HESI Admission Assessment Examination
The admission deadline for fall admission is the 15th of March and the deadline for spring admission is the 15th of September. Students are admitted either as direct entry from high school or as transfers from a college program. The program will waive the need for ACT scores or ACCUPLACER scores for applicants who have a degree from an accredited institution.
Applicants who submit completed applications will be ranked according to a composite of their ACT and HESI scores as well as cumulative grade point averages. All applicants will be notified on the status of their application.
Successful applicants are required to submit documentation for a physical examination, drug screening and criminal background check. The college reserves the right to nullify the admission if students fail the drug screening or the criminal background check.
The school will dissolve the waiting list on the first day of class and students not accepted into the program will be required to reapply to the program for the next semester.
All students accepted into the program are required to attend a mandatory orientation sessions. Students who fail to attend the orientation will forfeit their place.
|State board of nursing approval:||Fully Approved|
|Recent NCLEX RN passrate (2011)||83.1%|
|Number of students tested (2011)|
|Available Study Options|
NCLEX RN Passrate History
Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at West Virginia University at Parkersburg as reported by West Virginia state board of nursing.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1971 - Current
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
06/01/1973 - Current
|Campus LocaleSuburb: Small|
|Student to Faculty Ratio15:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
$8,121Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$8,308|
|30k to 48k$8,452|
|48k to 75k$8,651|
|75k to 110k$10,610|
Financial Aid & Loan
Any grant or scholarship aid
Federal Student Loans
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and West Virginia state board of nursing