Our nursing major (BS) is a rigorous and demanding program, and its reputation for producing highly successful graduates will be a real advantage when you search for a job.

Nursing students get hands-on practice in the lab

Our small class size allows us to give you the individual guidance you’ll need to excel, and you’ll have a range of practical and academic opportunities to prepare you for various employment pathways within the nursing profession and/or graduate study.

What Will I Study?

Your courses will be a combination of liberal arts and sciences that adhere to the American Nurses Association Standards of Practice and The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. A broad range of study options will prepare you to practice from a caring, holistic, and scientific foundation.

You’ll have opportunities to apply theory and research to function in a variety of roles to assist families, groups, and, communities. Individual teacher/learner encounters and the use of technology provide individual and group learning experiences.

What Kind of Job Can I Get?

With a nursing degree, you can work in:

  • Hospitals
  • Doctors' offices
  • Clinics
  • Schools or companies
  • The U.S. military

What Are Some of Our Graduates Doing?

  • Registered nurse, Cardiovascular Recovery Unit, Lynchburg General Hospital, Lynchburg, Va.

NCLEX-RN Examination Pass Rate

LC three year average pass rate: (87%)
National average pass rate: (80%)

Program Approval/Accreditation

The Lynchburg College nursing program is approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing
9960 Maryland Drive, Suite 300, Henrico, Va. 23233-1463

The baccalaureate in nursing/master's degree in nursring at Lynchburg College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Accelerated 2nd-Degree Nursing Program

Our new accelerated 2nd-degree program is for applicants who already hold a bachelor's degree and wish to complete a nursing degree. See the full details.


The program is rigorous, but the professors make it worth it. They really do an excellent job at making sure you have everything you need to become a good nurse.
Kristy Gardner '09