Pearl River Community College

Program Outcomes (2017-2018)

  1. Completion:

    a. ACEN - Sixty percent or greater of students will graduate within 150% of the stated program length beginning with enrollment in the first nursing course.

    Semester Admitted # Admitted # Completed Percent
    Spring 2015 58 32 55%
    LPN to ADN Fall 2015 14 7 50%
    Fall 2015 46 26 57%
    LPN to ADN Spring 2016 15 9 60%
    Total 133 74 56%

    b. MS IHL - Sixty percent or greater of students will graduate within 150% of the stated program length beginning with enrollment in the first nursing course (only includes academic failures).

    Semester Admitted # Admitted # Completed Percent
    Spring 2015 42 32 76%
    LPN Bridge Fall 2015 7 7 100%
    Fall 2015 31 26 84%
    LPN Bridge Spring 2016 10 9 90%
    Total 90 74 82%
  2. Licensure Performance (January 1 – December 31):
    1. ACEN – Annual licensure examination pass rate will be at least 80% for all first-time test-takers during the same 12 month period.
    2. MS IHL – Licensure exam pass rate for all test takers (1st and repeat) will be at 80% or above over a three-year period.

    All ADN Graduates

    # of Candidates Tested Passed 1st Writes ACEN - Percentage Passed in Calendar Year IHL - Percentage
    2016 69 54 78% 64 93%
    2017 86 80 93% 84 98%
    2018 75 69 92% 72 96%
    3-year Period 230 220 96%

    Traditional ADN Graduates

    # of Candidates Tested Passed 1st Writes ACEN - Percentage Passed in Calendar Year IHL - Percentage
    2016 69 54 78% 64 93%
    2017 70 64 91% 68 97%
    2018 55 49 89% 52 95%
    3-year Period 194 184 95%

    LPN to ADN Graduates

    # of Candidates Tested Passed 1st Writes ACEN - Percentage Passed in Calendar Year IHL - Percentage
    2016*
    2017 16 16 100% 16 100%
    2018 20 20 100% 20 100%
    2-year Period 36 36 100%

    *No LPN-ADN graduates

  3. Employment:
    1. Ninety percent of the graduates (respondents) on the job placement survey will reflect employment in a position for which the program prepared them.
    Year Graduated Job Placement Rate Total Number of Graduates Total Number of Graduate Responses Response Rate (%)
    2017 100% 86 28 33%
    • Number licensed based upon reports of candidate NCLEX success.
    • Faculty report observing graduate working in RN role (data tallied but not reflected in percent employed).
    • Percent employed based upon graduate’s response on survey as to if employed as registered nurse one year following graduation.