Student Outcomes

The Student Right-to Know Act, passed by Congress in 1990, requires institutions eligible for Title IV funding, under the Higher Education Act of 1965, to calculate completion or graduation rates of certificate or degree-seeking, full-time students entering that institution, and to disclose these rates to current and prospective students. To read more about the Student Right-to-Know Act, please visit the National Center for Education Statistics website at https://nces.ed.gov.

Retention Rates

2 Year  Weekday Program                              75.61%

3 Year Weekday Program                               NA

3 Year Eve/Weekend Program                        96%

Completion Rates  (The 3 Year programs 150% graduation statistics start when students begin the nursing sequence per ACEN Standards)

2 Year Weekday Program                              71.0%

3 Year Weekday Program                              55.6%

3 Year Eve/Weekend Program                      72.0%

Recent Graduates

81 (July 2018 through June 2019)

Employment Rate (if seeking within one year after graduation)

100% (Available data as of May 2019)

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 Diversity

St. Elizabeth College of Nursing is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  The College ensures educational opportunity, employment and access to services, programs and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or criminal conviction. For complete reporting of our student diversity by gender/ethnicity go to https://www.secon.edu/documents/.

Student Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this program of study, the graduate is eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). As a novice nurse, the graduate is prepared to provide care to clients who can be defined as an individual, a family, or a community, depending upon the setting. In this role, the graduate will:

  • Demonstrate 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 85% 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.