BRONXVILLE, N.Y. -- Concordia College’s Division of Nursing announced that its program’s first-time pass rate ranks among the top five Baccalaureate Nursing Programs in New York State on the test for the licensing of nurses in the United States.
The test is known as the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX).
Concordia’s first-time pass rate of 95 percent is significantly higher than the average pass rate of 83 percent for baccalaureate graduates in New York State and the national average of 85 percent, according to a release from Concordia College.
“We are so proud of our nursing graduates’ achievement on the NCLEX and welcome them to the nursing profession,” said Dr. Kathleen Flaherty, dean of nursing at Concordia College. “This is a testament to our excellent students, faculty, staff, and Concordia Community. We are so grateful to everyone that contributed to this success!”
Since the launch of the post-baccalaureate nursing degree program in 2008, Concordia has expanded its offerings to include a traditional undergraduate, and a Registered Nursing to Bachelor of Science degree-completion program.
“Our nurses do so much more than protect and promote health,” said Rev. John A. Nunes, Concordia College president. “They bind up the broken-hearted and heal their wounds. We’re so proud of their outstanding NCLEX achievement and look forward to the big impact our nurses will make on all the lives they touch.”
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