Mount Union Nursing Graduates Achieve 100 Percent Licensure Passage Rate

July 25, 2017

Mount Union Nursing Graduates

ALLIANCE, Ohio – With an achievement that is seldom found among new nursing programs nationwide, the University of Mount Union’s nursing program achieved a 100 percent passage rate on the National Council Licensure Examination. (NCLEX)

Mount Union, which recently graduated its first class of students in its Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, bested the 2016 national average of 87.6 percent and the 2016 Ohio average of 85.5 percent in its students’ first attempt.

“This is a testimonial to the quality of education the nursing students received at Mount Union,” said Dr. Nezam Al-Nsair, Chair of the Department of Nursing at Mount Union. “I commend the hard work of the faculty and students while rising to meet the challenges of the program at Mount Union.”

NCLEX is an exam organized by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing which is, “dedicated to developing psychometrically sounds and legally defensible nurse licensure and certification examinations consistent with current practice.”

For more information on Mount Union’s BSN program, visit mountunion.edu/nursing.

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