About Us


Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
The baccalaureate nursing program at Averett University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Virginia Board of Nursing (VBON)
On February 7, 2018 the Virginia Board of Nursing granted full program approval for the Baccalaureate Degree Registered Nurse Program. The next survey visit will be scheduled in 2028.

The Averett University Nursing Program is designed to prepare students to practice as professional licensed nurses in a variety of clinical settings.  Upon successful completion of the nursing program, the graduate may submit an application for licensure to the board of nursing where they wish to be licensed/registered.

The State of Virginia professional nursing license (RN/Registered Nurse) is granted through the Board of Nursing at the following location:

Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Health Professions, Board of Nursing
Perimeter Center, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, Virginia, 23233-1463
(804) 367-4515
Website: www.dhp.virginia.gov

Students who live outside of the State of Virginia will need to apply to the Board of Nursing for their state of residence for approval to sit for the NCLEX-RN examination.

NCLEX-RN Pass Rates


Year No. of graduates No. passing on first attempt No. passing on future attempts Pass Rate
2015 8 6 1 75%
2016 No graduates
2017 15 13 1 86.67%
2018 6 6 100%


The School of Nursing memberships include: