College Statistics

Last Revision: 07/28/2017

Target Occupation: Registered Nurse (Click here for the occupational profile.)

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Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program Statistics Report

2015 – 2016 Statistics based on  ABHES  methodology (Institutional Accreditor)

  • Retention Rate3: 85%
  • Job Placement Rate5: 78%
  • NCLEX-RN® Overall Pass Rate1: 82%
  • Exam Participation Rate: 98.9%

Statistics based on ACEN methodology (Programmatic Accreditor)

  • 2016 – 2017 Program Completion Rate4: 80%
  • 2015 – 2016 Job Placement Rate5: 78%
  • 2016 First-Time NCLEX-RN® Pass Rate: 8%

All-Time Statistics

  • Overall NCLEX-RN® Pass Rate2: 81%
  • Percent of Graduates who have taken the NCLEX-RN®: 96.4%

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RN-to-BSN Program Statistics Report

2015 – 2016 Statistics based on ABHES methodology (Institutional Accreditor)

  • Retention Rate3: 50%
  • Job Placement Rate4: 100%

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Normal Time6 to Program Completion Report

New ADN Learners: 20 months

ADN Advanced Placement Learners (completed GE prerequisites): 16 months

ADN Advanced Placement Learners (LPN license and completed GE prerequisites): 8-12 months

RN-to-BSN Learners (RN license): 20 months

RN-to-BSN Learners (RN license and completed GE portion of the program): 8 months

Financial Aid Statistics Report

Medium Loan Title IV and Private Loan Debt at Program Completion

  • Title IV: $9,400
  • Private: $9,795

Educational Costs

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 Glossary

  1. Overall Pass Rate (ABHES)is the percentage of graduates from the given academic year who took the licensure exam required for employment and passed on any attempt. The rate is calculated using the ABHES formula.
  2. All-Time Overall Pass Rate (ABHES)is the percentage of graduates who took the licensure exam required for employment and passed on any attempt. The rate is calculated using the ABHES formula.
  3. Retention Rate (ABHES) is the percentage of learners who were enrolled during the stated academic year and were still enrolled or graduated within the same academic year. The rate is calculated using the ABHES formula.
  4. Program Completion Rate (ACEN) is the percentage of learners who completed the program in no more than 150 % of the stated nursing program length, beginning with enrollment in the first nursing course. The date presented contains learners who begin their nursing program enrollment in Level I in Fall 2014, Spring 2015, and Summer 2015 semesters; in Level II in Spring 2015, Summer 2015, and Fall 2015 semesters; and in Level III in Fall 2015, Spring 2016, and Summer 2016 semesters.
  5. Job Placement Rate (ABHES and ACEN)is the percentage of graduates who have completed the focused program of study and are employed in the field as a registered nurse or related field of training that requires use of the skills and knowledge gained through the successful completion of the training program. This rate is calculated using the ABHES formula.
  6. Normal Timeis the amount of time necessary for a learner to complete all requirements for a degree according to the College Catalog.

ABHES Accreditation Manual

ACEN Glossary