College of Nursing

Prairie View A&M University College of Nursing continues to stand out as a fervent exemplar in educating professional nurses for now and the future. This year, the college celebrates 100 years of making a difference in defining and actualizing a positive experience for many fine women and men who choose nursing as their career. Transcending the challenge of time, our nursing graduates have extensively contributed to the quality and excellence in nursing and health care delivery throughout Texas, the nation and the world.

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College Indicators of Success

Represents those gainful employed post-graduation one year in nursing, 2011-2016

Nursing Licensure
Represents those licensed as registered nurses post-graduation BSN program, 2011-2016

Program Completion
Represents those completing the BSN program on time – 36 months

Nursing Certification (FNP)
Represents those credentialed as Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, 2011-2016

Registration and Enrollment in Nursing

Applications are being accepted for admission Fall 2018 for the doctorate program (DNP), master programs (MSN-Family Nurse Practitioner, MSN Education, MSN Administration), LVN-BSN and RN-BSN programs.


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CastleBranch provides students a secure account to manage their time sensitive school and clinical requirements. After creating an account, students can log in to their account to monitor their information status, view results, respond to alerts, and complete all other requirements.


Scholarships are gifts that do not have to be repaid. A limited number of scholarships are available to nursing students as per criteria for award. Information on applying can be obtained through the Office of Admissions and Student Services.

  • Ora Nell Pryor Memorial Scholarship
  • Professional Nursing Scholarship Program
  • VNA Endowed Nursing Scholarship
  • Roseanne Wendell Endowment Memorial
  • Mattie M. Nickson Scholarship
  • A.J. Jones Graduate Nursing Endowment (Graduate Students only)
  • Charlotte Cameron Scholarship
  • Rebecca E. Wright Scholarship
  • HNEF
  • Theresa Golden Thompson Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria
Scholarship Application
Prairie View Nurses Alumni Chapter Scholarships
List of Scholarships

Crime Information and Statistics

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) requires higher education institutions to make public their campus security policies and release to the campus community crime data collected or reported. In compliance with the Clery Act, Prairie View A&M University is required to distribute this information to all current and prospective employees and students.

The Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report contains information about university security rules/procedures and statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Prairie View A&M University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. It also includes information regarding fire safety for student housing and fire statistics. The annual report also includes information related to the College of Nursing, located in Houston, Texas.

PVAMU’s current Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report is posted on the University Compliance Office website. Please contact the Prairie View A&M University Compliance Office at 936.261.2144 for printed copies of the report.