The Associate Degree Nursing program at Bluefield State College located in Bluefield, WV is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850

Atlanta, GA 30326

(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree Nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.


Student Achievement Data

Bluefield State College AS Nursing Program
Class of 2020 Data

Pass Rates
Passage rates on the National Council Licensing Examination for Registered Professional Nurses 
Class of 2020
Bluefield Campus AS Nursing                    83%
Beckley Campus AS Nursing                     94%
Bluefield Campus LPN-RN Nursing           75% 
Beckley Campus LPN-RN Nursing            96%
89% Passage Rate Overall for Bluefield State Class of 2020

Employment Rates
Employment rate of graduates who are working as Registered Professional Nurses within one year 
after graduation.
Class of 2020    97%

Completion Rates
Current Statistics for students who completed the program within the designated three-year 
AS Nursing                        50% in one-year sequence
                                          55% in two-year sequence

LPN-RN Nursing                77% in one-year sequence
                                          80% in two-year sequence

The curriculum may be amended by the nursing faculty.
Math (101 or higher), BIOL 210 and 211L are Co-requisites in the first semester, PSYC 103 and BIOL 212 and 213L are Corequisites in the second semester. BIOL 107 and ENGL 101 are Co-requisites in the third semester. ENGL 102 and either COSC 102, BUSN 130 are Co-requisites for the fourth semester.