College Performance Data
Nightingale College Mission Fulfillment Measures (MFM)
Nightingale College Institutional Effectiveness Plan (IEP)
Students’ Right to Know IPEDS
Nightingale College Cohort Default Rate (CDR)
Cohort year 2020: 0%
Normal Time to Program Completion:
Practical Nursing (PN) Diploma Program: 12 months
RN-to-BSN Learners (RN license only): 20 months
RN-to-BSN Learners (RN license & completed GE requirements): 8 months
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program: 32 months
Master of Science in Nursing Education (MSN Ed) Program: 20 months
(August 2021 through June 2022)
Overall Retention Rate: 92% (Summer 2023)
Overall On-time Completion Rate: 80% (August 2021 through June 2022)
Persistence to Completion: 80% (Overall)
NCLEX Pass Rate: 89% (September 2020 through September 2023)
Licensure Rate: 85% (September 2020 through September 2023)
2022-2023 Financial Aid:
Median Loan Title IV and Private Loan Debt at Program Completion:
- ADN – $20,795
- BSN - $39,600
- RNBSN - $16,836
Target Occupation: Registered Nurse,
The Cost of Attendance (COA) is an estimate of school-related expenses the a learner can expect to have for the academic year of enrollment. The COA is composed of the following categories: tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, and some personal expenses. These components are determined by law, Higher Education Act of 1965, section 472, and are designed to cover the educational-related expenses of the learner. The Cost of Attendance is based on estimated figures and may not accurately reflect individual learner costs. The combination of the direct and indirect costs will be used to determine financial aid.
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Overall Pass Rate is the percentage of graduates who took the licensure exam and passed after any attempt.
Cohort overall NCLEX pass rates are first reported six months after each cohort’s program completion date and are adjusted monthly thereafter.
Retention Rate is the percentage of learners that were enrolled during the stated academic year and were still enrolled or graduated within the same academic year. ABHES calculates Retention Rate as follows: Retention Rate = (EE + G) / (BE + NS + RE) EE= Ending Enrollment (Number of students in class, on clinical experience and/or leave of absence on June 30) G= Graduates BE= Beginning Enrollment (Number of students in class, on clinical experience and/or leave of absence on July 1) NS= New Starts RE= Re-Entries (number of students that re-enter into school who dropped from a previous annual report time period) At a minimum, an institution maintains the names of all enrollees by program, start date, and graduation date.
Placement Rate is all learners that graduated and work in the field as a registered nurse.
Normal Time is the amount of time necessary for a learner to complete all requirements for a degree or certificate according to the College catalog.
On-time is the percentage of learners who completed the program during the most recent completed award year within the amount of time necessary to complete all requirements for the program according to the College catalog (also known as “Normal Time”). Completion Rate = (# of learners who completed the program within the normal time*100)/Total # of learners who completed the program during the most recently completed award year
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