The University of Pikeville Elliott School of Nursing offers a two-year training program associate degree in nursing (ADN) program. The AD training program also allows a licensed practical nurse to receive their ADN in 2 semesters/one year, once admitted to the LPN-to-Registered Nurse training program of study. The Associate Degree Nursing training program has monitoring authorization status from the Kentucky Board of Nursing.
A nursing career can mean flexibility in the hours you work, the capability to choose an area of nursing in which you can stand out and to reside in a geographic area you may choose. A two (2) year associate degree in nursing (ADN) allows you the fundamental education needs to become a registered nurse (RN) once all state regulations are fulfilled, and the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensing Examination (NCLEX-RN) is passed.
About the school
The University of Pikeville (nicknamed UPIKE and initially referred to as Pikeville College) is a private, liberal arts university associated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), situated in Pikeville, Kentucky, United States. The university is situated on a 25-acre campus on a hillside overlooking downtown Pikeville.
The university was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. Its present president is Dr. Burton Webb, and the chancellor is past Governor of Kentucky and past university president Paul E. Patton.
The Institution of Pikeville is situated on a 25 acres hillside campus, overlooking Downtown Pikeville in Kentucky’s Eastern Mountain Coal Fields area.
Total estimated program cost $10,240
Following are the minimum requirements for ADN-RN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
- There are no prerequisite courses for admission to the nursing program, other than completion of developmental courses, if required by ACT or equivalent scores(KBN). Composite score of 19 or higher on ACT or its equivalent
- Courses in the major must be at least a “C” grade and only repeated one time. The grade on the second attempt, including “W” grades, may stand as the final grade. All transfer credit is subject to approval of the registrar.
- Required science courses must be within the last 10 years. Otherwise, the science course must be repeated.
- University/college GPA of 2.0 or higher.
- Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) with paid $55 fee (Refer to TEAS registration dates and fee.) Minimum TEAS score of 55 percent required.
- One retake allowed for those with less than 55 percent.
- For high school seniors: Your high school transcript will be evaluated on GPA, rank, grades in science and math courses and attendance. No ranking points are awarded for high school courses.
- Official transcripts of GED, high school, college/university and LPN coursework submitted to the University of Pikeville Office of Admissions.
University of Pikeville
Address: 147 Sycamore St, Pikeville, KY 41501
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