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Graduate Achievements: Licensure/Certification Pass Rates

The GSN indicators of demonstrated achievements for graduates include excellent NCLEX-RN first-time pass rates and high percentage of first time certification exam pass rates.  The NCLEX-RN passing rates for the GEP Program have been the following: 2012 - 97 percent; 2013 - 100 percent; 2014 - 90 percent; 2015 - 89 percent.  In all instances, the NCLEX-RN pass rates were higher than the Massachusetts and national pass rates.

The National Certification exams/American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for eligible Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) students has been 100 percent since the inception of the program.

The National Certification exams/American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for eligible Adult Gerontology/Primary Care Nurse Practitioner students has ranged from 95 to 100 percent over the last three years.  Likewise, the National Certification exams/American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for eligible Adult Gerontology/Acute Care Nurse Practitioner students has ranged from 94 to 100 percent.