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 2019||Spring 2020|
|Traditional Nursing Program||75%||83%|
|Hybrid (on site on line) Program||not applicable||80%|
|Total of all Programs||75%||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
Honors by Contract
A wide range of courses are available for students to participate in OCC’s “Honors by Contract” Program!