College of Nursing


The College of Nursing (CON), which is one of the flagship programs of the university, offers the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Master of Arts in Nursing (MAN) programs. The College was established in 1977 to provide quality nursing education at very reasonable cost. CON has consistently been among the top 5 performing nursing schools in the Nurse Licensure Examination (NLE) of the Philippines since 1980 and again garnered 100% passing in the June 2007 NLE. Through the years a number of nursing graduates were among the top ten successful examinees. The graduate program draws its enrollees from practicing nurses in the academe and nursing service. The College is located at the Lopez Jaena Hall, university main campus.

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Goals of the College

  1. Provide high quality, low cost nursing education in a conducive teaching-learning milieu.
  2. Offer a curricular program that will produce nurses who are scientifically informed, socially aware, committed and technically competent utilizing the nursing process.
  3. Inculcate loyalty among the faculty and graduates and uphold the ideals of the college and the university.
  4. To provide opportunities for scientific investigation on issues, concerns, and problems related to nursing and disseminate research findings.
  5. To share expertise in nursing education and research to other institutions and to design, collaborate, and implement extension projects. 



  1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  2. Master of Arts in Nursing, Major in Nursing Education
  3. Master of Arts in Nursing, Major in Nursing Administration


Admission Requirements

No qualified student shall be denied admission to the University  academic programs by reason of sex, ethnic considerations or religious beliefs and affiliations.

No transferee is admitted into the program.

The applicant must be a graduate of a general or vocational secondary school duly recognized by the Department of Education; at least 16 years of  age but not over 21 years old; single and should remain single throughout the course; must meet the West Visayas State University College Admission Test (WVSUCAT) cut-off score specified by the College. 

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