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Educational Programs

Nursing Program Outcomes

NCLEX-RN Pass Rates

Annual first time tester pass rates of associate degree nursing programs as reported by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing and the Minnesota Board of Nursing.

 NCLEX-RN first time pass rates


Annual MCTC Nursing pass rates

MCTC Nursing Program average for last 3 years

Annual national associate degree pass rates

National associate degree average for last 3 years















Program Completion Rates

Data includes all students who successfully earned an associate's degree in nursing within 150% of required time in the nursing program.

 Starting semester

 Completion rate

 Fall 2013


 Fall 2014


 Fall 2015

 Measures in Spring 2018


Post-Graduation Employment Rates

Employment as a registered nurse 6 to 12 months after completion of the associate's degree (MnSCU Related Employment Rate).


 Employed in nursing

 Spring 2014

 No Spring 2014 Grads

 Spring 2015


 Spring 2016



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