Fort Lauderdale, Fla (March xx, 2018) – The annual National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN®) results were recently released with Broward College ranking the 14th best out of 50 nursing programs offered throughout Florida.
Broward College's nursing students also earned an impressive 93.4 percent pass rate, significantly outperforming all other proprietary Florida schools and surpassing the annual National average of 87.1 percent and Florida's average pass rate of 73.99 percent.
"Broward College has one of the most rigorous nursing programs in the country and we are extremely proud of our instructors and the caliber of this year's class," said Broward College President J. David Armstrong Jr. "These young professionals are exceptionally passionate and will undoubtedly excel in the high-demand, healthcare profession."
All students who meet the educational and institutional requirements for an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing from Broward College are eligible to have their name submitted to the Florida Board of Nursing to be considered as a candidate for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). The Florida Board of Nursing is the state agency authorized to determine if the applicant qualifies to take the NCLEX-RN for licensure as a registered nurse. For licensure requirements, refer to sections 464.008 and 464.009, Florida Statutes (F.S.), Rules 64B9-3.002 and 3.008, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.).
About Broward College:
Serving more than 63,000 students annually, Broward College provides residents with certificate programs, two-year university-transfer degrees, two-year career degrees and baccalaureate degrees in selected programs. The mission of the college is to provide high-quality educational programs and services that are affordable and accessible to a diverse community of learners. For more information, visit www.broward.edu.