Ivy Tech Lawrenceburg Celebrates Exceptional Pass Rate For National Nursing Licensure Exam

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 2:43 PM

By Ivy Tech Community College, news release

The 2020 national average for passing the NCLEX is 89.61%. Ivy Tech Lawrenceburg far surpassed that number.

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(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) - In the 2020 academic year, Ivy Tech Community College’s Lawrenceburg campus reached a 96% pass rate on nursing graduates taking the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). The NCLEX is the professional exam that nursing students are required to pass in order to receive a registered nursing license. 

The National Council of State Boards of Nursing published that 2020 national average for passing the NCLEX is 89.61%. Since 2018, Ivy Tech Lawrenceburg has maintained an average pass rate of 96.6% but was as high as 100% in the 2019 academic year.

Ivy Tech Lawrenceburg offers an Associate of Science in Nursing Degree, which trains students to become Registered Nurses (RN), and a Practical Nursing Certificate, which trains students to become a Licensed Practice Nurse (LPN). The campus also offers a bridge program that allows LPNs to train to become RNs.

Students interested in Ivy Tech Community College’s nursing program should visit www.ivytech.edu/nursing/ or contact Hannah Schuler, Nursing Advisory at hschuler3@ivytech.edu or 812-537-4010 x5305.

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