We've organized a comprehensive list of West Virginia nursing schools. Below you'll find information on specific nursing programs such as LPN certificates and ADN, BSN, and MSN degrees. You'll also find a profile of nursing education and careers in each major West Virginia city.

All associate’s degree in nursing (ADN) programs in West Virginia are focused on initial registered nursing (RN) licensure. These programs are relatively short, spanning just two to three years, and some campuses offer evening classes for students juggling work and school responsibilities. Below we have profiled several of West Virginia’s top ADN programs in depth.

University of Charleston

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) make up about 20% of West Virginia’s nursing workforce. They earn a median annual salary of $33,710 in the state. LPN certificate programs are relatively short, typically requiring 12 months of fulltime study. Aspiring LPNs must also successfully pass the NCLEX-PN national licensure examination. We highlight below a few of the best LPN programs in West Virginia.

Salem International University

A private college or university is an independent institution of higher learning that does not depend on state funds. As a result, these schools usually charge higher tuition fees than public colleges. However, private institutions offer their students several unique perks, particularly smaller class sizes and a prestigious academic reputation. Below we profile three of the best private nursing schools in West Virginia.

University of Charleston