BSN Statistics

BSN Program

NCLEX-RN pass rates

The NCLEX-RN (National Council Licensure Examination – Registered Nurses) is the national exam individuals seeking licensure as an RN in the United States must pass to practice as a registered nurse. Pass rates are based on the percentage of individuals passing the exam the first time taken.  The table below shows the pass rate for both the Huntington and Point Pleasant campus, as well as the national and West Virginia pass rate for a given year.

  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Huntington Campus 88.46 98.27 85.48 88.52 80.26 87.04
Point Pleasant Campus 100 80 81.8 100 85.71 100
National Pass Rate 87.9 90.34 83.04 81.79 86.75 84.56
WV Pass Rate 80.57 88.87 81.64 83.51 84.51 88.06

 

Program Completion Rates

Program completion rates are the percentage of student completing the program within 150% of program length, beginning with the first nursing course. For the pre-licensure BSN program, this is 5 years.  For the RN to BSN program this is 6 semesters.

  2012-2013 AY 2013-2014 AY  2014-2015 AY 2015-2016 AY
Pre-licensure BSN program NA 71% 76% 77.77%
RN to BSN program NA 56% 43% 52.08%
Total completion rate 68%

 

67% 67% 68.84%

 

Employment Rates

Employment Rates is defined as percentage of graduates responding to the alumni survey employed in field of nursing within 6-12 months after graduation, excluding those who have returned to formal education.

  Class of December 2013/May 2014 Class of December 2014/May 2015 Class of December 2015/May 2016
Pre-licensure BSN program 96.1% not separated by program type at this time 86% 100%
RN to BSN program 100% 100%