• Nationally accredited: approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission and nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • Job placement: 90% of graduates find employment as registered nurses within six months of graduation
  • High licensure pass rate: graduates pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) at a higher rate than the national average.
  • Flexible scheduling: six- or ten-quarter program options
  • Cohort learning: students build a lasting network with a tight-knit peer group
  • Scholarships: program-specific funding available through the Foundation
  • Active student club: multiple student-run events including networking opportunities

Nursing Program Outcome for Graduate Success on the Licensing Exam: The Nursing Program’s annual pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX- RN) for all first-time test takers will be at or above the national for the same period.

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YEAR NATIONAL AVERAGE (1) SHORELINE NURSING PROGRAM (2)
2013-2014 81.78% 98.18%
2014-2015 84.53% 89.32%
2015-2016 84.57% 84.81%

Nursing Program Outcome for Students Completing the 6-Quarter Nursing Program:  The Nursing Program completion rate will be at or above 70% of students beginning with the first quarter will complete the program within 150% of the program length (9 quarters for the 6-Quarter Nursing Full-Time Program)

YEAR ENTERED PROGRAM  (Sept, December, March)* COMPLETION RATE                      
2013-2014 84.8%
2014-2015 80.9%
2014-2015 82.2%

Nursing Program Outcome for Students Completing the 10-Quarter Program:  The Nursing Program completion rate will be at or above 70% of students beginning with the first quarter will complete the program within 150% of the program length (15 quarters for the 10-Quarter Nursing Program Part-time Option).  Students enter every other Fall Quarter (during the even years)

YEAR ENTERED PROGRAM COMPLETION RATE             
Fall 2012 79.2%
Fall 2014 80.0%

Nursing Program Outcome for Students Completing the LPN to RN Program:  The Nursing Program completion rate will be at or above 70% of students beginning with the first quarter when they enter. They will complete the program within 150% of the program length (6 quarters for the LPN to RN Nursing Program Option). LPN students are accepted every quarter on a space available basis.

YEAR ENTERED PROGRAM (Sept, December, March) COMPLETION RATE           
2012-2013 77.8%
2013-2014 100%
2014-2015 100%
2015-2016 80%

Nursing Program Outcome for Graduates Obtaining a Job:  90% of graduates responding to the Post-Graduate Survey 6 months after graduation will report employment as Registered Nurses. 

YEAR ENTERED PROGRAM COMPLETION RATE
2015-2016 90.3%

 

 

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Accreditation

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The Shoreline Community College Nursing Program is approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission (formerly called the State Board of Nursing).

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Accredited since 1969
Additionally, the Shoreline Community College Nursing Program is nationally accredited by (ACEN) the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing Inc., 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000.