Student Outcomes

Retention Rate (Percentage of first-year students from the previous fall who are again enrolled in the current fall semester.) (Class entering Fall 2018)

2 Yr Weekday Program 75.6%

3 Yr Weekday Program N/A

3 Yr Weekend/Evening Program 96%

Graduation Rate (150% of the Published Time for the Program)(Most recent data as of 07/01/2018)

* The 3 Year program cohorts start when students begin the nursing sequence per ACEN Standards.

2 Yr Weekday Program 71%

*3 Yr Weekday Program 55.6%

*3 Yr Weekend/Eve. Program 72%

Graduates (2017-2018)   90 (July 2017 through June 2018)
Employment Rate (Within one year of Graduation - Seeking Employment)             100% (Available data as of May 2018)
NCLEX Pass Rate  (Degrees Conferred from 07/01/2017 to 06/30/2018)   89% (Passed on first attempt -  Available data as of December 2018)
Transfer Out Rates for the Dual Degree (1+2+1) Program to Year 4  

2013 Cohort     82.4%

2012 Cohort     95.5%

2011 Cohort     66.

Student Learning Outcomes

>   Demonstrates Franciscan values and active citizenship in the provision of holistic patient - centered care to a diverse population.

>   Demonstrate core professional values through the utilization of the nursing process and effective teamwork and collaboration.

>   Incorporate evidence - based practice in the delivery of optimal healthcare.

>   Apply the principle of quality imrpovement to promote optimal patient outcomes.

>   Apply critical thinking skills through the provision of safe competent care for a client  with complex health needs. 

>   Practice effective utilization of resources, including time, information, technology and equipment to support decision making.    


Program Outcomes

The College of Nursing expects that each graduate will have the ability to achieve the program outcomes as defined by the administration and faculty:

>   Graduates will demonstrate at least 80% pass rate for all first time NCLEX test takers during the  same 12 month period.

>   The cohort graduation rate will be 66% or greater within six semesters.

>   Ninety percent (90%) of graduates will secure a job in nursing within 12 months of graduation.

>   Ninety-five percent (95%) of graduates actively seeking a position in nursing will secure a position within 12 months of graduation.