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NCLEX Pass Rate

National Council Licensure Exam for RNs


Students achieve a 90.00% passing rate on the NCLEX-RN® Licensing Examination on the first attempt. Our graduates consistently achieve a pass rate which far exceeds both national and state scores.

All pass rates are averaged from January 1st - December 31st annually. Passing rates for the past years are:


    SJCON Pass Rate NYS Average National Average
2017  .......................  93.6%  83.8% 84.3% 
2016  .......................  88.7%  82.0%  81.7% 
2015  .......................  90.6%  79.7%  82.0% 
2014  .......................  91.7%  76.0%  79.3% 
2013  .......................  96.2%  77.0%  81.4% 







A graduate of St. Joseph's College of Nursing will receive an Associate Degree in Applied Science with a major in nursing, be eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), and if successful be licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN).