Radford University Nursing

Radford University School of Nursing Vision: ​

Blending the art and science of nursing to prepare enlightened, compassionate professionals who will meet the diverse needs of the local and global community.​


Radford University BSN NCLEX-RN First Time Takers Pass Rate

Year National Avg. Virginia Avg. Radford University
Main Campus
Radford University Carilion
2020 83.7% 87% 100% TBSN
89.3% RHEC
85.7% TBSN
80.9% ABSN
2019 83.5% 89.4% 96% TBSN
100% RHEC 
2018 88.2% 91.3% 98.6%    
2017 83.2% 89.1% 93.9%    
2016 88.1% 86.0% 94.4%    
2015 84.5% 87.0% 97.3%    
2014 94.9% 85.9% 96.5%    


The State Council of Higher Education in Virginia has certified Radford University to operate in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The address for the university’s main campus is: Radford University, 801 East Main Street, Radford, Virginia, 24142

Radford University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Radford University.

Radford University School of Nursing’s prelicensure BSN programs are fully approved as Pre-licensure Baccalaureate Degree Registered Nursing Education Programs by the Virginia Board of Nursing.

The baccalaureate, master’s, post-master’s certificate, and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at Radford University’s School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

The School of Nursing is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).

Quick Links