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School of Nursing Student Achievement Outcome Data

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 2019 scores for the time period between January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 were:

85.17% – All Associate Degree Programs

88.18% – All Nursing Programs

97.62% – 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 2019Spring 2020
Traditional Nursing Program75%83%
Hybrid (on site on line) Programnot applicable80%
Total of all Programs75%83%

Job Placement Rates

The percentage of graduates who are employed as an RN within 1 year of graduation from the nursing program.  The expected
level of achievement is 90%

Spring 2019 Graduates – 100% job placement
(Based upon 90% survey response rate)

Fall 2018 Graduates – 100% job placement

(Based upon 96% survey response rate)
Honors by Contract

A wide range of courses are available for students to participate in OCC’s “Honors by Contract” Program!

Official* 2019-2020 Catalog

Our interactive catalog is updated throughout the year.

*Course requirements for degrees can and do change over time. Students are responsible for fulfilling the degree requirements that are in effect when they begin pursuing the degree at the college.

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