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Nursing Program Effectiveness

NCLEX Pass Rates & Employment Data
2017 2018 2019
1st Time Pass Rate on NCLEX-RN Licensure Exam 80% 85% 95%
Graduates Obtaining a Nursing Job Within a Year* 89% 100% -
Percentage of Students Who Complete Nursing Program within 3 Years 89% 74% 84%

*Based on respondents to alumni surveys.

Nursing Program Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the nursing program must meet the following student learning outcomes:

  1. Engage in clinical judgment to provide safe evidence-based, person-centered nursing care across the lifespan.
  2. Integrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that create cultures of quality, safety and excellence to improve person-centered outcomes.
  3. Collaborate with the person, the person’s support system, and members of the healthcare team to achieve best health outcomes.
  4. Incorporate information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, prevent error, and support clinical decision-making.
  5. Assimilate leadership, management of care, ethical and legal principles in professional nursing practice.
  6. Promote a culture of caring to provide holistic, compassionate, and culturally competent care.

Pass Rates on Licensing Examinations

Percentage of students (January to December) who pass licensing examinations in their professional disciplines.

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Admissions & Recruitment

Building B, Room B110
Fax: 847-608-5458

Live Chat

Monday through Thursday: 8 am to 7 pm
Fridays: 8 am to 4 pm

*Bilingual Admissions Coordinator: 847-214-7689


Program Director for Nursing Program

Heather Escobar
Building A, Room A335.03