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School of Nursing

Where Art Meets Science


Positively Impacting Our World
Through the Art and Science of Nursing.

A Christian Nursing Education

Choose a career in the highly marketable field of nursing and use your degree to impact individuals, communities, and nations. In the Liberty University School of Nursing (LUSON), you can get your bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral nursing degrees in residential and/or online formats.

Registered Nursing .org ranks Liberty as one of the best nursing schools in Virginia for 2023. See the top 20 ranked Nursing schools.

LUSON blends the art of caring with the expertise of science and research, giving you a holistic approach to the nursing field. Here, you’ll be taught how to care for your patients physically as well as tend to their mental, emotional, and spiritual needs.

Graduates are known for their clinical competence, strong work ethic, and heartfelt compassion. This is a reflection of Liberty’s commitment to instilling Christian virtues and a desire to serve in the life of every nursing student.

Learn from a credentialed and experienced staff who share your passion for the field of nursing and your love for Jesus Christ. And through our Simulation Center, fully accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, you’ll gain the confidence you need through simulation events with high fidelity simulators, standardized patients, and skill trainers.

Our Top Nursing Degree Programs

Get Hands-On Learning in Our Simulation Center

Actively participate in hands-on, high-fidelity simulation with the help of experienced faculty who are dedicated to increasing safety and competence in the clinical experience.

Featured Nursing Faculty

School of Nursing Facts & Figures


Clinical group average class size


FNP pass rate for the last 5 years


BSN program offers 600 clinical hours while Virginia only requires 500


NCLEX-RN pass rate compared to the national level of 86.57% in 2020


Retention rate for residential students academic year 2021

School of Nursing Events

Get up-to-date information on LUSON latest events like:

  • Student Meet & Greets
  • Nursing Career & Graduate School Fairs
  • Nursing Doctoral & Graduate Studies Open House
  • Interprofessional Education (IPE) Events
  • High School Nurse Camp

Nursing Alumni

Serving others, creating change, and improving the healthcare of our nation, LUSON alumni are practicing nursing with confident, competent, and compassionate care.

Our alumni are caring for those most in need here and around the world. And our graduate alumni are leading organizations both in the acute care and community settings and in the educational arena. Their leadership is impacting nursing practice, nursing education, and the healthcare industry.

"This degree allowed me the opportunity to work as the hands and feet of the Lord..."

- Samantha '16 '20

- Liberty's PMHNP Certificate Program

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“One thing I love about LUSON is how much every single faculty pours into and values students and each other. LUSON quickly becomes a part of your family.”

- Elizabeth '16

- Emergency Department at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

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After graduating from Liberty University, Rachel joined the UT Health San Antonio faculty as Professor of Nursing.

- Rachel '21

- Professor or Nursing at UT Health San Antonio

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“I met the love of my life, Brian, at Liberty University and we married in 2012”

- Katie '10, '16

- Civilian ICU NP at a naval hospital in Virginia

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“I seek to use my Christian faith to support and promote ethical hospital and public policies…”

- Natalie '21

- Nurse manager on a med-surg unit

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“Maya is passionate about medical missions and sharing the love of Jesus to underdeveloped countries…”

- Maya '10

- Primary care provider at Jericho Road Community Health Center

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Featured School of Nursing Articles

Nursing students deliver care packages to nursing home residents

Students from the community care nursing course for seniors in Liberty University’s School of Nursing brought care packages and the heart of the Lord to local nursing home residents Monday morning for what they said was a small gesture to…

Christian Compassion

In the School of Nursing, we say we are the hands and feet, the heart of Christ to a hurting world. Our prayer is that God would open the eyes of our hearts, that He would break our hearts with the things that break His heart. On Clinical Missions Trips, LUSON students get to experience hands-on clinical training and utilize nursing skills while providing much-needed services and health education in countries like Rwanda, Kenya, Nepal, and Israel.

Accreditation for the School of Nursing

CCNE Accredited

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and post graduate APRN certificate program at Liberty University School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791.

SSH - Society for Simulation in Healthcare Accreditation

The Liberty University School of Nursing Simulation Center is fully accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH).

It allowed many students to continue learning virtually in 2020 due to COVID-19.

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees. For questions about the accreditation of Liberty University, please contact: Commission on Colleges 1866 Southern Ln. Decatur, GA 30033-4097 (404) 679-4500. Inquiries about the institution itself, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Liberty University.

Contact Us


(855) LU-NURSE

(434) 582-2519

(434) 582-7035 (fax)

BSN Admissions Information


Demoss Hall room 2142

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