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Education Programs

Note: if you are a current or prospective educational program director, administrator, or faculty member, please visit our Educational Program Administration page.

Group of nursing students with instructor

The Board of Nursing regulates in-state educational programs for Nurses (RN and LPN), Medication Aides and Nurse Aides.

COVID-19 - Closure of U.S.- and Canada-based Pearson VUE-owned test centers beginning March 17th, 2020 more

Pearson Vue provides the most up to date information, regarding test delivery information pertaining to COVID-19

9 Things to Consider when choosing a Nursing Education Program

Changes to the Fees for Nurse Aide Test Effective February 1, 2019 more

 Nursing Scholarship Programs from the Department of Health

Federal HRSA grant - Virginia State Loan Repayment Program opportunity

Pre-licensure Education Program Listings

Board Actions

Check for Board actions on Virginia Nursing Education Programs.

Test Pass Rates by Program

NCLEX Pass Rates for the Past 5 Years (Excel Spreadsheets)
NNAAP Pass Rates for the Past 4 Years

Pass rates for Community Colleges, Nursing Homes, Hospitals, High Schools, and Other


Virginia Board of Nursing
Jay P. Douglas, MSM, RN, CSAC, FRE, Executive Director
Jennifer Phelps, BS, LPN, QMHP-A, CSAC, President