RN Programs in Virginia


There are three ways to become a Registered Nurse (RN) in Virginia. The first way is to complete a two-year Associate Degree in Nursing program. There is also the choice of enrolling in a three-year Nursing Diploma program.The third choice is to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in four years. All three of these options qualify graduates to take the national exam that is necessary to be a licensed professional nurse.

RN Licensure in Virginia

After graduating from an accredited RN program, graduates should apply for licensure. Before it is granted, the graduate must pass the NCLEX-RN. Graduates are not permitted to work until their license is issued.

Virginia RN Registry

Virginia Board of Nursing

Perimeter Center

9960 Mayland Drive

Suite 300

Henrico, VA 23233-1463

RN Jobs and Salary in Virginia

Registered Nurses are employed by hospitals, clinics, schools, doctor’s offices, adult education services and throughout the community. The following list is of actual job openings that currently exist for Registered Nurses in Virginia:

Fauquier Hospital, Warrenton

Riverside Health System, Newport News

Shenandoah Memorial Hospital, Woodstock

Winchester Medical Center, Winchester

University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville

Genesis Health Care, Fredericksburg

Department of Veterans Affairs, Richmond

Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Williamsburg

Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington

Culpeper Regional Hospital, Culpeper

RNs in Virginia earn an average annual salary of $62,620.

RN Programs in Virginia

Each of the Registered Nurse programs in the state of Virginia has different admission requirements. Most of them expect that students completed college preparatory classes in high school and that a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) was maintained. Some programs have other requirements, such as minimum scores on ACT or SAT tests.

These RN programs lead to an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN/ASN/AASN) and usually take two years to complete:

Blue Ridge Community College

Department of Nursing

P.O. Box 80

One College Lane

Weyers Cave, VA 24486

 

Bryant and Stratton College

Department of Nursing

8141 Hull Street Road

Richmond, VA 23235

 

Career Training Solutions

RN Program

100 Riverside Parkway, Suite 123

Fredericksburg, VA 22406

 

Central College of Nursing

1901 Tate Springs Road

Lynchburg, VA 24501

 

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College

Department of Nursing

P.O. Box 1000

Clifton Forge, VA 24422

 

Danville Community College

Department of Nursing

1008 S. Main Street

Danville, VA 24541-4004

 

ECPI University-Newport News

ADN Program

1001 Omni Blvd., Suite 200

Newport News, VA 23606

 

ECPI University-Richmond

Department of Nursing

2809 Emerywood Parkway

Suite 400

Richmond, VA 23294

 

ECPI University-Virginia Beach

Department of Nursing

5501 Greenwich Road, Suite 100

Virginia Beach, VA 23462

 

Everest College

Department of Nursing

1430 Springhill Road, Suite 200

McLean, VA 22102

 

Fortis College

Nursing Program

6300 Center Drive

Maury Building, Suite 100

Norfolk, VA 23502

 

Fortis College

Nursing Program

2000 Westmoreland Drive

Suite A

Richmond, VA 23230

 

Germanna Community College

Department of Nursing and

Health Technologies

2130 Germanna Highway

Locust Grove, VA 22508

 

Global Health College

Department of Nursing

25 South Quaker Lane

Alexandria, VA 22314

 

ITT Technical Institute

Nursing Department

863 Glenrock Road

Suite 100

Norfolk, VA 23502-3701

 

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Nursing Program

P.O. Box 85622

Richmond, VA 23285-5622

 

John Tyler Community College

Nursing Program

800 Charter Colony Parkway

Midlothian, VA 23114

 

Lord Fairfax Community College

ADN Program

173 Skirmisher Lane

Middletown, VA 22645

 

Lord Fairfax Community College-

Fauquier Campus

ADN Program

6480 College Street

Warrenton, VA 20187

 

New River Community College

Department of Nursing

P.O. Box 1127

5251 College Drive

Dublin, VA 24084

 

Norfolk State University

Department of Nursing

700 Park Avenue

Norfolk, VA 23504

 

Northern Virginia Community College

Department of Nursing

6699 Springfield Center Drive

Springfield, VA 22150

 

Patrick Henry Community College

Department of Nursing

P.O. Box 5311

Martinsville, VA 24115

 

Paul D. Camp Community College

Nursing and Allied Health Program

100 North College Drive

Franklin, VA 23851

 

Piedmont Virginia Community college

Department of Nursing

501 College Drive

Charlottesville, VA 22902

 

Rappahannock Community College

Department of Nursing

52 Campus Drive

Warsaw, VA 22572-4272

 

Saint Michael College of Allied Health

Department of Nursing

8305 Richmond Highway, Unit 10A

Alexandria, VA 22309

 

Sanford Brown College

Nursing Education Program
1761 Old Meadow Road

McLean, VA 22102

 

Southside Regional Medical Center

Professional Schools

737 South Sycamore Street

Petersburg, VA 23803

 

Southside Virginia Community College

Nursing & Health Technology

Christanna Campus

109 Campus Drive

Alberta, VA 23821

 

Southside Virginia Community College-South

Boston

Nursing and Health Technology

South Boston Campus

109 Campus Drive

Alberta, VA 23821

 

Thomas Nelson Community College

Department of Nursing

P.O. Box 9407

Hampton, VA 23670

 

Thomas Nelson Community College

Historic Triangle Campus

Department of Nursing

P.O. Box 9407

Hampton, VA 23670

 

Tidewater Community College

Department of Nursing

120 Campus Drive

Portsmouth, VA 23701

 

VCCS-Commonwealth Nursing Program

Online Program

Nursing Program

800 Charter Colony Parkway

Midlothian, VA 23114

 

Virginia Appalachian Tricollege

Department of Nursing

P.O. Box 828

Abingdon, VA 24212-0828

 

Virginia State University

Department of Nursing

P.O. Box 9059

161 W. Hunter McDaniel

Petersburg, VA 23806

 

Virginia Western Community College

Department of Nursing

P.O. Box 14007

Roanoke, VA 24038

 

Wytheville Community College

Department of Nursing

1000 East Main Street

Wytheville, VA 24382

 

The following RN programs lead to a BSN. Most of these programs take four years to complete.

 

Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing

8550 Magellan Parkway

Suite 1100

Richmond, VA 23227

 

Chamberlain College of Nursing

2450 Crystal Drive, Suite 319

Arlington, VA 22202

 

Eastern Mennonite University

Department of Nursing

1200 Park Road

Harrisonburg, VA 22801-2462

 

George Mason University

School of Nursing

Mail Stop 3C4

4400 University Drive

Fairfax, VA 22030-4444

 

The George Washington University

Department of Nursing

44983 Knolls Square

Suite 147Q

Ashburn, VA 20147

 

Hampton University

School of Nursing

William Freeman Hall

Hampton, VA 23668

 

Hampton University School of Nursing of

Virginia Beach

School of Nursing

253 Town Center Drive

Virginia Beach, VA 23462

 

James Madison University

Department of Nursing

701 Carrier Drive

Harrisonburg, VA 22807

 

Jefferson College of Health Sciences

BXN Program

101 Elm Street, SE

Roanoke, VA 24013

 

Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Accelerated BSN Program

101 Elm Street, SE

Roanoke, VA 24013

 

Liberty University

Department of Nursing

1971 University Boulevard

Lynchburg, VA 24502-2269

 

Longwood University

Department of Nursing

201 High Street

Farmville, VA 23909

 

Lynchburg College

Department of Nursing

1501 Lakeside Drive

Lynchburg, VA 24501

 

Marymount University

School of Health Professions

2807 North Glebe Road

Arlington, VA 22207-4299

 

Norfolk State University

Department of Nursing

700 Park Avenue

Norfolk, VA 23504

 

Old Dominion University

College of Health Sciences

4608 Hampton Blvd.

Norfolk, VA 23529-0500

 

Radford University

Department of Nursing

Box 6964

Radford, VA 24142

 

Radford University-Roanoke Campus

School of Nursing

Box 6964

Radford, VA 24142

 

Sentara College of Health Sciences

School of Nursing

1441 Crossways Blvd., Suite 105

Chesapeake, VA 23320

 

Shenandoah University

Department of Nursing

1775 N. Sector Court

Winchester, VA 22601

 

Shenandoah University-Leesburg

Campus

Department of Nursing

908 Trail View Blvd.

Leesburg, VA 20175

 

South University

Department of Nursing

2151 Old Brick Road

Glen Allen, VA 23060

 

South University-Virginia Beach

Department of Nursing

301 Bendix Road

Virginia Beach, VA 23451

 

Stratford University

Nursing Program

7777 Leesburg Pike

Falls Church, VA 22043

 

Stratford University-Woodbridge

Nursing Program

14349 Gideon Drive

Woodsbridge, VA 22192

 

The University of Virginia’s College

at Wise

Nursing Department

1 College Avenue

Wise, VA 24293

 

University of Virginia

Department of Nursing

Claude Moore Nursing

Education Building

P.O. Box 800826

Charlottesville, VA 22908-0826

 

Virginia Commonwealth University

School of Nursing

Box 980567

Richmond, VA 23298

 

The following RN programs lead to a Diploma in Nursing. They usually take three years to complete.

 

Bon Secours Memorial College

of Nursing

8550 Magellan Pkwy., Suite 1100

Richmond, VA 23227

 

Danville Regional Medical Center

School of Health Professions

142 South Main Street

Danville, VA 24541

 

Lynchburg General Hospital School of

Nursing

1901 Tate Springs Road

Lynchburg, VA 24501-1167

 

Riverside School of Professional Nursing

316 Main Street

Newport News, VA 23601

 

Sentara College of Health Sciences

School of Nursing

1441 Crossways Blvd., Suite 105

Chesapeake, VA 23320

 

Southside Regional Medical Center

Professional Schools

737 South Sycamore Street

For reviews and a full list of RN programs in the state, please visit Nursing Schools in Virginia.

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