School of Nursing

School of Nursing

Mission Statement

To graduate scholarly, professional nurse leaders who provide exemplary, culturally appropriate care in collaboration with an interdisciplinary health care team to advocate for diverse clients across the lifespan, with a particular focus on health disparities. 

Vision Statement

To prepare graduates to function successfully as beginning professional nurses in a variety of environments and to contribute to the profession of nursing through involvement in education, leadership, service and research.

Core Values




•Cultural Competence


The purpose and goals of the School of Nursing are to prepare the graduate to: 

•Attain a foundation for study at the undergraduate level and a commitment to life-long learning. 

•Demonstrate a commitment to the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics and professional standards of nursing practice. 

•Value the uniqueness, dignity, and worth of clients in a multicultural environment as demonstrated through nursing practice. 


End of Program Student Learning Outcomes

1. Provide patient-centered care which represents the patient’s preferences, values, and needs within the context of their families, communities, and health care system.

2. Use information management and patient care technology in the delivery of health care.

3. Collaborate with other interprofessional health care team members for health promotion and disease and injury prevention across the lifespan.

4. Utilize nursing judgment substantiated by current evidence in the holistic care of diverse individuals within the context of their families, communities, and health care systems.

5. Integrate ethical values and respect for all populations with a focus on minority groups within healthcare organizations and the community. 

6. Apply leadership and management of care concepts to provide high-quality nursing care.

7. Demonstrate professional responsibility and accountability for nursing practice.

8. Use of scholarship of evidence-based practice and research to support high-quality healthcare outcomes and safe nursing practice.

NCLEX-RN Pass Rates and Completion Rates

Langston University School of Nursing – NCLEX-RN Pass Rates


NCLEX- RN Pass Rate – School of Nursing

Oklahoma Pass Rate

National Pass Rate

Langston campus:

2017: 93.75%

2016: 91.90%

2015: 68.42%

2014: 70%

2013: 40%


Tulsa campus:

2017: 83.33%

2016: 78.72%

2015: 62.26%

2014: 80.39%

2013: 40%









2017: 86.27%

2016: 83.78%

2015: 85.70%

2014: 83.55%

2013: 83.03%


2017: 87.12%

2016: 84.56%

2015: 84.51%

2014: 81.79%

2013: 83.04%




Langston University School of Nursing – Completion Rates


Langston campus                                     Tulsa campus

2018                           79% (Sp)

2018                    94% (Fa)

2017                           94% (Sp)

2017                    80% (Fa)

2016                           63% (Sp)

2016                    90% (Fa); 72% (Sp)

2015                           50% (Sp)

2015                    56% (Fa); 71% (Sp)

2014                           53% (Sp); 57% (Su)

2014                    93% (Fa); 86% (Sp)



Langston University School of Nursing is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc., 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, Phone: 404-975-5000; is approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing; and is a member of the National League for Nursing.


Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc:  


Contact information: 

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc

3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850

Atlanta, Georgia 30326

Phone: (404) 975-5000

Fax: (404) 975-5020


Oklahoma Board of Nursing: 

National League for Nursing: 


Program Options

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) 

This program is designed for students who are beginning their education in nursing. The program’s framework is aligned with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing “Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice (2008). Upon completion of the requirements for the BSN, graduates are eligible to apply to write the NCLEX-RN. After successful completion of the NCLEX-RN, graduates have minimum educational requirements for the entry-level professional nurse. 

BSN Plan of Study 

RN to BSN 

This program is designed for licensed RNs who are completing their baccalaureate education in nursing. This degree is designed to deliver a broader educational perspective in nursing. RNs who have een admitted to the LUSoN will receive vredit for 24 hours of identified nursing coursework.

RN-BSN Plan of Study 


This program is designed for licensed LPNs who are completing their education in nursing. LPNs who have been admitted to LUSON may be awarded advanced standing by the successful completion of proficiency examinations in selected courses. A BSN degree will allow the graduate to be more competitive in the job market.

LPN-BSN Plan of Study 


The School of Nursing is accepting applications.  

Apply Today: School of Nursing Application


To Apply for Admission 

Send the completed application to:

Langston University School of Nursing (Langston Campus) 

ATTN: Admissions, Progression, and Graduation Committee 

P.O. Box 1500, Langston, OK 73050

*For questions about applying to the Langston campus, please call (405) 466-3415


Langston University School of Nursing (Tulsa Campus) 

ATTN: Admissions, Progression, and Graduation Committee 

700 N. Greenwood

Tulsa, OK 74106

*For questions about applying to the Tulsa campus, please call (918) 594-8088 or (918) 594-8195


For more information and questions, please contact: 

Academic Advisor: Felecia Stephens, (405) 466-3415 - (Langston campus)

Academic Advisor: Deborah L. O’Guin, (918) 594-8195 - (LU-Tulsa campus)

Dean, Associate Professor - School of Nursing and Health Professions: Teressa Hunter, Ph.D., RN, (405) 466-3274