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Accreditation and Achievements

Accreditation

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.

The baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN), master’s degree in nursing (MSN) and post-graduate APRN certificate program at West Virginia Wesleyan College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One DuPont Circle NW, Ste 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791 (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).

Wesleyan’s BSN program is fully approved by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Nurses, 90 MacCorkle Ave SW #203, South Charleston, WV 25303, telephone 304-744-0900.

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.

NCLEX Licensure Rates

Year201220132014201520162017
First Attempt Pass Rate100%64%84%100%100%93%
Second Attempt Pass RateN/A96%100%N/AN/ATBD
3 Year Mean97.5%

Aggregate Achievement Data

BSN

Annual, aggregated student achievement outcome data for the BSN graduating class of 2017:

  • NCLEX Licensure Exam: 93% Pass Rate on first attempt
  • Program Completion Rate: 82%
  • Employment Rate: 93%

Annual, aggregated student achievement outcome data for the BSN graduating class of 2016:

  • NCLEX Licensure Exam: 100% Pass Rate on first attempt
  • Program Completion Rate: 81%
  • Employment Rate: 100%

MSN

Annual, aggregated student achievement outcome data for the MSN graduating class of 2017: Pending

Annual, aggregated student achievement outcome data for the MSN graduating class of 2016:

  • Certification Exam First Time Pass Rate (FNP, PMHNP, CNM): 80%
  • Program Completion Rate: 93%
  • Employment Rate: 96%

POST-GRADUATE APRN CERTIFICATE – FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER

Annual, aggregated student achievement outcome data for the Post-Graduate APRN Certificate – Family Nurse Practitioner – 2017: Pending

Annual, aggregated student achievement outcome data for the Post-Graduate APRN Certificate – Family Nurse Practitioner – 2016:

  • Certification Exam First Time Pass Rate (FNP): 100%
  • Program Completion Rate: 100%
  • Employment Rate: 100%