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Accreditation

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.

The masters nursing program at Averett University is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted.

Virginia Board of Nursing (VBON)
The Virginia Board of Nursing has granted full program approval for the traditional Baccalaureate Degree Registered Nurse Program located in Danville, VA.

The Virginia Board of Nursing has granted initial approval for the Accelerated Baccalaureate Degree Registered Nurse Program located in Norfolk, Virginia.

Upon successful completion of the BSN program or the ABSN program, the graduate may submit an application for licensure to the board of nursing where they wish to be licensed/registered. For further information, please review the State Licensure Requirements section below.

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

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Upon successful completion of the MSN degree program and/or the ENP post-masters certificate, the graduate may submit an application to take the Family Nurse Practitioner certification examand/or the Emergency Nurse Practitioner certification exam.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

Upon successful completion of the MSN degree program, the graduate may submit an application to take the Family Nurse Practitioner certification exam.  More information is located here.

NCLEX-RN Pass Rates

Year Pass Rate
2015 75%
2016 No graduates
2017 86.67%
2018 100%
2019 100%

 

Memberships

The School of Nursing memberships include:

State Licensure Requirements

The curriculum for the MSN program meets licensure requirements for the following states:

  • N. Carolina
  • Virginia

The curriculum for the ABSN and BSN programs meet licensure requirements for the following states:

  • Alaska
  • Illinois
  • West Virginia
  • Virginia
  • Tennessee
  • North Carolina
  • Maryland

The ABSN and BSN programs do not meet licensure requirements in the following states:

  • California:  BSN graduates must successfully complete an approved course (in California) prior to taking the NCLEX-RN

No determination has been made whether the curriculum for the ABSN, BSN or MSN programs meet licensure requirements in the following states:

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

If you would like to request that a determination about licensure requirements be made regarding one of the above states, please contact dpike@averett.edu