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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 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 2018Spring 2019
Traditional Nursing Program74%65%
Hybrid (on site on line) Programnot applicable70%
Total of all Programs74%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%

Spring 2018 – 100% job placement                                       Fall 2017 – 100% job placement
(Based upon 71% survey response rate)                               (Based upon 41% 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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