Nursing – ADN Measures of Success

License Exam Performance:  Successfully passing NCLEX-RN on the first attempt  

National Pass Rate SCC Pass Rate
2021 82% 86%
2020 87% 97%
2019 86% 93%
2018 85% 88%
2017 87% 92%


 *For more information, go to:  NCBON

On time Program Completion: (ADN: within 5 Semesters; Advanced Placement within 3 semesters)

2021 Graduates 62%
2020 Graduates 74%
2019 Graduates 68%
2018 Graduates 66%
2017 Graduates 71%

Data Source: Internal Outcomes Assessments Data (Informer): ADN Completion Report

Employer Satisfaction with SCC ADN Graduates (approximately 6 months post employment): 

Employers of 2021 Graduates 96%
Employers of 2020 Graduates  100%
Employers of 2019 Graduates 100%
Employers of 2018 Graduates 100%
Employers of 2017 Graduates 100%

Data Source: Annual Employer Survey of SCC Associate Degree Nursing Graduates (Internal survey administered by P&R)

 

SCC ADN Graduate Program Satisfaction with SCC ADN Program (6-8 months post graduation):

2021 Graduates 93%
2020 Graduates 100%
2019 Graduates 95%
2018 Graduates 99%
2017 Graduates 92.5%

Data Source: Annual Graduate Associate Degree in Nursing 6-12 Month Survey (Internal survey administered by P&R)

 

**Employment:  Graduate RNs are either employed as an RN or pursuing post-secondary education

2021 Graduates 100%
2020 Graduates 95%
2019 Graduates 97% employed FT as RN
2018 Graduates 95%
2017 Graduates 100

Data Source: Annual Graduate Associate Degree in Nursing 6-12 Month Survey (Internal survey administered by P&R)

 

**Given at least a 30% return rate, 90% of SCC ADN graduates who attain RN licensure are employed or enrolled in post-secondary education within 8 months of graduation.

The SCC Nursing Program remains in compliance with the following regulatory entities:

  • North Carolina Community College System
  • North Carolina Board of Nursing
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Sandhills Community College Associate Degree in Nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037, 202-909-2526