FCC Nursing Program Posts High Pass Rate
Fresno City College is pleased to announce the college’s Register Nursing Program recorded an 86.44 percent first time pass rate for the first three quarters on their licensure exams.
The Board of Nursing released results of the National Council Licensure Examination pass rates for the college in May. NCLEX is a California Registered Nursing Profession Licensure and students who aspire to work as a registered nurse must pass the exam, according to Dr. Stephanie Robinson, director of nursing at FCC.
FCC’s nursing programs first time pass rate is above the national average. The national pass rate is 83% based upon data obtained from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, states Dr. Robinson.
The announcement bodes well for current and future students looking to get into the nursing profession.
“The job market in the Central San Joaquin Valley is high with over 80% of our graduates finding employment,” said Dr. Robinson.
Robinson noted that Fresno City College has the largest community college nursing program in the state with over 430 students enrolled in the program, and 256 students each year.
Interested individuals wanting to obtain more information regarding the Nursing Program should visit http://www.fresnocitycollege.edu/index.aspx?page=681.