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Prospective Students

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

The Board of Nursing regulations in-state educational programs for prelicensure nurses (RN/LPN), Medication Aides and Nurse Aides.

COVID-19 - 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

 Nursing Scholarship Programs from the Department of Health

Federal HRSA grant - Virginia State Loan Repayment Program opportunity

Pre-licensure Education Program Listings


Board Actions

 View Board Actions on Virginia’s Nursing, Nurse Aide and Medication Aide Programs

Test Pass Rates by Program

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

Associate Degree Nursing Education Programs

Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Education Programs

Diploma Nursing Education Programs

Practical Nursing Programs

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

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

NNAAP Pass Rates for 2023

NNAAP Pass Rates for 2022

NNAAP Pass Rates for 2021

NNAAP Pass Rates for 2020

NNAAP Pass Rates for 2019 

NNAAP Pass Rates for 2018

NNAAP Pass Rates for 2017

RMA Pass Rates (Excel Spreadsheets)

RMA Pass Rates for 2023

RMA Pass Rates for 2022

RMA Pass Rates for 2021

RMA Pass Rates for 2018-2020



Virginia Board of Nursing
Jay P. Douglas, MSM, RN, CSAC, FRE, Executive Director
Brandon A. Jones, MSN, RN, CEN, NEA-BC, President