FNP Certification Pass Rates
In order to practice as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), individuals must pass a certification exam upon graduating from a FNP program. FNP graduates may choose to take either the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANNCC) – FNP exam or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) – FNP exam. The table below shows the pass rate for individuals taking the exam for the first time, and the overall national ANCC pass rate, for candidates testing for the first time. The national pass rate for the AANPCP-FNP exam is not available.
|School ANCC exam pass rate||86.05%||100%||84.62%||88%|
|School AANPCP exam pass rate||82%||86%||75%||–|
|Total School Pass Rate||80.95%||–|
|National ANCC Pass Rate||83.38%||79.35%||74.81%||81.65%|
Program Completion Rates
Program Completion rates are the percentage of student completing program within 150% of program length, beginning with the first nursing course. For the Family Nurse Practitioner area of emphasis this is 8 semesters. For Nursing Education (NE) and Nursing Administration (NA) area of emphasis, this is 6 semesters.
|MSN program- FNP||87.5% (data not separated by program type at this time)
|90 %||90 %||86.36%|
|MSN program- NA and NE||69 %||80 %||50%|
|Total completion rate||85%||78.57%|
Employment Rates is defined as percentage of graduates responding to the survey employed in a role related to areas of emphasis within 6-12 months after graduation, excluding those who have returned to formal education.
|2013-2014 AY||2014-2015 AY||2015-2016 AY|