Accelerated Nursing School Accreditations

Averett University and its School of Nursing are accredited and approved nationally, regionally and in the state of Virginia. These credentials are proof of our commitment to excellence in nursing education.

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Pursuing your Bachelor of Science in Nursing from our accredited accelerated nursing school ensures you’re earning a degree that will be recognized by top health care providers in Virginia and across the United States. Other higher learning institutions will also accept your BSN should you ever decide to pursue a graduate-level nursing education.

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University Accreditation

Averett University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), located at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, (404) 679-4500. The mission of SACSCOC is to assure the educational quality and improve the effectiveness of its member institutions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Latin America.

CCNE Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Averett University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791.​

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Averett University graduation ceremony

State Approval

The Virginia Board of Nursing has granted initial approval for the accelerated Baccalaureate Degree Registered Nurse Program located in Norfolk, Virginia.

State Licensure Requirements

Visit for a complete list of states for which the ABSN curriculum meets licensure requirements.

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For More Information

Contact us to learn more about our accredited ABSN program.