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

Nursing (RN Track) Dual Admission Program - Starting Fall 2019

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 as follows: 3 to 5 semesters for the AD program and 2 to 3 semesters for the PN program.

Associate in Science Degree (AD) in Nursing

Graduate Completion Rates

Semester/Year

Fall 2015 (MANE: AD/BSN Program)

Fall 2016

(MANE: AD/BSN Program)

Spring 2018 (MANE: AD/BSN Program)

Fall 2019

(MANE: AD/BSN Program)

Completion Rate

90 %

 

85%

82.5%

TBD

 

Full Time Day- Practical Nursing Program (Diploma)

Graduate Completion Rates

Semester/Year

Spring 2016

Spring 2017

Spring 2018

Spring 2019

Completion Rate

75%

80.95%

73%

TBD

 

Part Time Evening- Practical Nursing Program (Diploma)

Graduate Completion Rates

Semester/Year

Fall 2019

Fall 2020

Fall 2021

Fall 2022

Completion Rate

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

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Pass Rate

67.16%

 

76.92%

 

75%

71.43%

TBD

 

Practical Nursing Program (Diploma)

Graduate NCLEX-PN Licensure Pass Rate

Year

2016

2017

2018

2019

Pass Rate

91.30%

 

83.33%

90.48%

TBD

 

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

December 2015 Graduates

December 2017 Graduates

May 2018 Graduates

December 2019 Graduates

Job Placement Rate

100%

100%

100%

TBD

 

Practical Nursing Program (Diploma)

Job Placement Rates

Graduated Cohorts

May 2017 Graduates

May 2018 Graduates

May 2019 Graduates

Job Placement Rate

100%

100%

100%