|NCLEX Pass Rate*||95.4%||87 %||89.4 %||88.23 %||92.15 %||88.23 %|
|Retention Rate||87.5 %||91 %||95 %||91 %||92.2 %||90.74 %|
|1 Year Employment Rate||TBD||>95%||<95%||>95%||>90%||>90%|
* NCLEX-RN pass rates reflect results of all graduates in a calendar year, some of who may have tested in another state outside of Virginia.
Both nationally and state accredited, the BSN program consists of 120 - 126 semester credits:
- 66 credits in the nursing major
- 54-60 credits in liberal arts and sciences.
Minimum GPA for admission to prelicensure program is 3.00. Admission is currently based upon GPA using the highest grades earned in the required prerequisites courses. Please note that for the past several years, students admitted to the program have had at least a 3.6 GPA.
The curriculum admits a cohort of students each fall semester under one schedule, incorporates current recommendations for undergraduate nursing education, and is designed to get graduates into the workforce and enrolled in graduate nursing programs more quickly. Each student will perform 66 credit hours for the major, and are required to obtain 120 hours graduate with a BSN.
Students admitted will be:
Required to have all non-nursing education courses fully completed before admission to the nursing major; there are no exceptions to this requirement.
Completing all courses in the nursing major in five (5) consecutive semesters
Once admitted, students must continue in the assigned plan of study. If students do not complete requirements as scheduled, students will be permitted to continue in the program and assigned to a new schedule only as space is available.
Please contact Health Sciences Advising at email@example.com to determine if you have completed all courses and program requirements.