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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 91.5% for first-time test takers over the last four (4) 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

2013*

145

85.52%

86.58%

83.04%

2012

150

94.67%

93.89%

90.34%

2011

113

93.81%

92.03%

87.90%

2010

135

92. 59%

93.43%

87.42%

*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 68% at the time of graduation over the last three academic years.

Academic Year

2012-2013

2011-2012

2010-2011

Job Placement
(at the time of graduation)

55%

62%

75%

The Baptist College of nursing graduates have an average employment rate of 76% within three ( 3) to four (4) months following graduation. 

Academic Year

2012-2013

2011-2012

2010-2011

Job Placement ( 3-4 months after graduation)

72%

69%

93%

Program Completion Rates

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

Graduates of Academic Year

*Number of Students

Number of Graduates

Completion Rate

2012-2013

183

133

73%*

2011-2012

223

153

69%

2010-2011

199

138

69%

*3 students pending graduation in 2014