Completion of the National Licensure Examination
Graduates of Ocean County College (OCC) School of Nursing are required to pass the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX) to practice as a Registered Nurse. OCC School of Nursing prepares graduates to take this examination upon completion of the program.
To maintain accreditation, OCC’s NCLEX score for graduates taking the examination for the first time are required to be above 80%.
The 2018 scores for the time period between January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 were:
85.11% – All Associate Degree Programs
88.29% – All Nursing Programs
91.18% – OCC’s score
Completion of the Nursing Program
The following data reflects the number of students who graduated the OCC School of Nursing Program within six semesters (150% of the allotted time) beginning with enrollment in the first nursing course. The expected level of achievement is 65%.
|Fall 2018||Spring 2019|
|Traditional Nursing Program||74%||65%|
|Hybrid (on site on line) Program||not applicable||70%|
|Total of all Programs||74%||66%|
Graduates Obtaining a Job
Job placement rates are obtained from an Alumni Survey which is conducted 12 months following graduation from the nursing program. The expected level of achievement is 80%
honors by contract
A wide range of courses are available for students to participate in OCC’s “Honors by Contract” Program!