Student Success Data

SLCC Nursing Student Success

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) requires that the following student achievement outcome data for our Associate Degree in Nursing program be made publicly available.

  • Graduates’ success on the licensure exam and/or certification examination
  • Students’ completion of the nursing program
  • Graduate obtaining a job

Below is information for Salt lake Community College ACEN-accredited Associate Degree in Nursing program.


First-Time NCLEX Pass Rates by Calendar Year of Examination

2014 2015 2016 2017
83.2 % 87.3 % 82.0 % *87.0 %

*Denotes latest quarter examination results.


Program Completion Rates*

2015 2016 2017
100 % 100 % 98 %

*Program completion rate was defined as the percent of students that completed the program within 150% of program length beginning with their first nursing course. Source: Comparison of cohort rosters with graduation records.


Employment Rates by Graduation Date

2014 - 2015 2015 - 2016 2016 - 2017
76.0 % 84.0 % 74.0 %

*Percentage of students in an academic year who were employed in a nursing role within 6-12 months after graduation. Students who returned to formal education were excluded from the calculation. Source: Survey of graduates.