Program and Graduate Outcomes for Nursing (RN Track) at Riverland Community College - Riverland

Nursing (RN Track) Dual Admission Program

Associate in Science Degree (AD) Nursing Program and Practical Nursing (Diploma) Program Outcomes

The nursing department at Riverland Community College is pleased to inform students, faculty, and the community about the program outcomes for its Associate in Science (AD) degree nursing program and Practical Nursing (Diploma) program. Several major outcomes are regularly monitored in order to continually improve the nursing programs at Riverland Community College: graduate completion rate, NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN (licensure) pass rates, and job placement rate. The Associate in Science degree nursing program and the Practical Nursing program is offered at the West campus in Austin, MN. We offer advanced standing for to LPNs when they enter our Associate in Science degree program.

Graduate Completion Rate
  • The graduate completion rate is the percent of students completing the nursing program.

Associate in Science Degree (AD) in Nursing
Graduate Completion Rates

Semester/Year

Spring 2018

Fall 2019

Spring 2021

Completion Rate

82.5%

86.4%

TBD

Full-Time Day Practical Nursing Program (Diploma)
Graduate Completion Rates

Semester/Year

Spring 2019

Spring 2020

Fall 2021

Completion Rate

84%

91.17%

TBD

Part-Time Evening Practical Nursing Program (Diploma)
Graduate Completion Rates

Semester/Year

Fall 2019

Fall 2020

Fall 2021

Completion Rate

75%

TBD

 

NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN Licensure Pass Rate
  • The NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN pass rate is the percent of graduates who pass the national RN licensure examination on their first attempt.

Associate in Science Degree (AD) in Nursing
Graduate NCLEX-RN Licensure Pass Rate

Year

2018

2019

2020

Pass Rate

71.43%

83.33%

84.85%

 

Practical Nursing Program (Diploma)
Graduate NCLEX-PN Licensure Pass Rate

Year

2018

2019

2020

Pass Rate

90.48%

100%

79.07%

Job Placement Rate
  • The job placement rate is the percent of graduates who find employment as an RN and LPN within 6-12 months after graduation.

Associate in Science (AD) Degree in Nursing
Job Placement Rates

Graduated Cohorts

May 2018 Graduates

December 2019 Graduates

Spring 2021
Graduates

Job Placement Rate

100%

89%

TBD