School of Nursing

The goal of the nursing faculty is to prepare graduates to enter the profession of nursing as competent, safe practitioners who demonstrate critical thinking skills, effective communication and possess a sound foundation for graduate study in nursing.

The West Virginia State NCLEX pass rate for West Virginia Wesleyan College School of Nursing for 2014 is 84%.

The entire academic program of the College is accredited by the Commission on Institutes of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois 60602, phone # (800) 621-7440.
Wesleyan's BSN program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) (formerly NLNAC, National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc.), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 Atlanta, Georgia 30326, (404) 975-5000, www.acenursing.org and provisionally approved with enrollment restrictions by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Nurses, 101 Dee Drive Suite 102, Charleston, WV 25311-1620, telephone 304-558-3596.

The MSN program at West Virginia Wesleyan College is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (formerly NLNAC, National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc.), 3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000, www.acenursing.org.

Shenandoah University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-409, (404) 679-4500. Shenandoah’s Nurse-Midwifery Program is accredited by the American College of Nurse-Midwives Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (www.midwife.org/accreditation). Shenandoah's Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education.

To learn more about Wesleyan’s nursing program, contact the Nursing Department at (304) 473-8224 or nursing@wvwc.edu.