West Virginia University at Parkersburg

College Type: Four or more years, Public


ADN Program

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.

Admission Requirements:

  1. Application to WVU
  2. High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
  3. Transcripts for all college level coursework
  4. ACT or ACCUPLACER score
  5. 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
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 90.88%
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: NLNAC
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's 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.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 83.1 80.57
2010 94.83 81.94
2009 94.7 84.94
2008 85.45 85.31
2007 80.39 80.18
2006 95.83 85.96
2005 93.22 -
2004 95.92 -
2003 83.02 -

West Virginia University at Parkersburg
300 Campus Drive
Parkersburg, WV 26104