Longwood University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program prepares nurses that are citizen leaders. Grounded in student community service and citizen leadership your involvement with the community and service -learning is woven throughout the curriculum and your patient and professional advocacy experiences with local, state and national nursing events and organizations.


Our academics, laboratory and clinical work are integral components of the BSN program. The blend of classroom theory, and applied simulated and hands-on clinical experiences will introduce you to the real world of healthcare and you'll learn

  • to advocate and coordinate care for your patients.
  • to assist your patients to navigate through a very complicated health care system.
  • the knowledge and skills to improve the health of your community


The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Longwood University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing and State Council of Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV) the BSN program includes the essential content recommended by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

Reaccreditation - 2017-'18

Longwood University Department of Nursing will host the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) from November 6 - 8, 2017 when CCNE conducts their reaccreditation site visit for our BSN and RN to BSN programs.
CCNE provides the opportunity for our communities of interest, i.e., students, alumni, faculty, employers, clinical agencies, and the community at-large to provide written input regarding our nursing program.
Your feedback is valuable and appreciated.
You are cordially invited to submit your written feedback no later than twenty-one days prior to the site visit. All written and signed feedback will be accepted by CCNE until October 15, 2017:
Third-party comment for a program currently under review submissions: