Pierce College Associate Degree in Nursing Program Student Achievement Data with Expected Levels of Achievement (ELA)

Graduate Success on Licensure (NCLEX-RN) exam:

3 year mean for licensure exam pass rate will be at or above the national mean for the same 3 year mean (ELA for first time test takers)

Year National Average Pierce College
2014 79.26% 93%
2015 82% 94%
2016 81.68% 100%
2017 84% 100%
2018 87% YTD TBD

Students’ Completion of the Program:

Program completion rates will be greater than 85% within 9 quarters (ELA)

Year % of students
January 2013–June 2014 88% (30/34)
January 2014–June 2015 94% (34/36)
September 2015–June 2016 (LPN to RN) 100% (30/30)
September 2015–June 2017 74% (28/38)
September 2016–June 2018 94% (31/33)

Job Placement:

80% of students seeking employment are employed as entry level RNs within 6–12 months of graduation (ELA)

Year % of students
2014 cohort 100%
2015 cohort 100%
2016 cohort 87% (4 unknown)
2017 cohort 82% (5 unknown)
2018 cohort TBD

As of June 7, 2018