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Nursing Program Effectiveness Outcomes

NCLEX-RN Pass Rates

The Baptist College of nursing graduates have achieved an average pass rate of 92% for first-time test takers over the last three (3) academic years. BCHS graduates often surpass the state TN pass rates and National pass rates for first time test takers.

Calendar Year

Number of first-time test takers

BCHS NCLEX-RN Pass Rate

TN NCLEX-RN Pass Rate

NCSBN NCLEX-RN Pass Rate

2014

120

91%

87%

82%

 2013*

145

86% 

87%

83%

2012

150

95%

94%

90%

*The National Council of State Boards of Nursing implemented a test plan and passing standard change effective April 2013, impacting a drop in performance of first-time test takers nationally.

Job Placement Rates

The Baptist College nursing graduates have an average employment rate of 60% at the time of graduation over the last three (3) academic years.

Calendar Year

Graduates Seeking Employment

Employment Rate at time of Graduation

Employment Rate within 12 months of Graduation*

2014

122

56%

82%

 2013

138

61%

80%

2012

136

64%

77%

*%  of employed graduates who responded to the follow-up survey.

Program Completion Rates

The Baptist College Nursing graduates have an average completion rate of 70% for the last three (3) academic years.       

Calendar Year

Number of Students

Number of Graduates

Completion Rate

2014

212

147

69%

2013

199

144

72%

2012

226

157

69%