Licensure and Certification Pass Rates

National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX)


The pass rate for all students who took the exam between January 1 and September 1, 2020 was 98%.

2020 National Certification Examination

Overall Pass Rates for All APRN Test-takers

PopulationCertifying Body1MSNDNPPost-Grad Certificate4Unspecified
Adult-Gerontology Primary CareAANP100%No test-takers
Adult-Gerontology Primary CareANCC
FamilyANCC100%3Not specified
Psychiatric- Mental HealthANCC2100%3Not specified100%0%
Pediatric – Primary CarePNCB100%100%

AANP: American Association of Nurse Practitioners; ANCC: American Nurses Credentialing Center; PNCB:  Pediatric Nursing Certification Board
2 Overall PMHNP option pass rate across all categories of graduates, 93.75% 
ANCC scores reported by “Graduate” (includes MSN and DNP) or “Post-Graduate” 
Post-Graduate Certificate Program for AGPCNPFamily, PNP-PC just reopened in 2020