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APSU School of Nursing repeats success of 100 percent pass rate on NCLEX licensure test

4/25/2012

For the third time in the last three years, the Austin Peay State University School of Nursing recorded a 100 percent pass rate on the most recent NCLEX licensure testing, surpassing the national average pass rate of 91 percent.

A total of 39 graduates from the Class of 2011 in December took the NCLEX for the first time and passed. The national average of 91 percent represents those who took the test January-March 2012.

The APSU nursing program accomplished the perfect pass rate for the first time in the program’s history in 2009. Then in 2010, a total 41 students who graduated in December 2010 with the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree took the NCLEX for the first time and passed.

The APSU School of Nursing offers an entry-level B.S.N. degree program, the RN to B.S.N. degree program and the Master of Science in Nursing degree.

For more information about the nursing program, call the APSU School of Nursing, 931-221-7708. - Dr. Melony Shemberger