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School of Nursing

University of Virginia School of Nursing stands proudly among the very best, and is ranked among the top 2% of nursing schools in the nation by US News and World Report.  Our Psych-Mental Health program is a leader among its peers, currently ranked #8 by US News, while the school's Family Nurse Practitioner graduate program is ranked #21. 

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NCLEX Pass Rates

The BSN and CNL programs include preparation for the NCLEX-RN exam (National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses). Click here to see our graduates' NCLEX pass rates for the past five years.


Note: chart reflects pass rates for first-time test takers (may include graduates from prior years who elected to take the NCLEX one year or longer after graduation).


Note: internal tracking of the Class of 2012.


Average UVA graduates' pass rates over the past 5 years

  • BSN: 88.3%
  • MSN: 94.8%
  • BSN and MSN combined: 89.4%


National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)

Click here for the latest NCLEX pass rates reported by the NCSBN.