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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% 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

2014

120

91%

87%

82%

2013*

145

86% 

87%

83%

2012

150

95%

94%

90%

2011

113

94%

92%

88%

*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 four academic years.

Academic Year

2013-14

2012-13

2011-12

2010-11

Job Placement

(at the time of graduation)

56%

55%

62%

75%

Academic Year

2013-14

2012-13

2011-12

2010-11

Job Placement

(Within 12 months of graduation)

96%*

72%**

69%**

93%**

*Summer 2014 graduate data pending.  
**Data tracked up to 3-4 months following graduation.

Program Completion Rates

The Baptist College nursing graduates have an average completion rate of 72% over the last four (4) academic years.*

Graduates of Academic Year

Number of Students

Number of Graduates

Completion Rate

2013-14

171*

112*

65%*

2012-13

183

134

73%

2011-12

223

153

69%

2010-11

199

138

69%

*15 students pending graduation in 2015