The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) Policy #29 Advertising and Recruitment of Students requires that student achievement outcome data be publically accessible.  The following student achievement data from the SD City College Nursing Program are as follows:

1. Student completion of the nursing program

Program Completion Rates
Graduation YearStarting ## CompletersRate %
201770Not reported yetNot Reported yet
2016656193.8%
2015676292.5%
2014706592.8%

2. Graduates’ success on the licensure and/or certification exam

NCLEX-RN first attempt pass-rates
Graduation Year% Passed first
attempt pass rate
% Passed
Nationally
3-year mean
SDCC Nursing
3-year mean
Nationally
2017Not reported yet88.4 YTD totalNot Reported yetNot Reported yet
201686.76%84.57%88.85%83.62%
201587.5%84.53%92.12%83.11%
201492.31%81.78%95.21%85.05%
201396.55%83.04%N/AN/A
201296.77%90.34%N/AN/A

3. Graduates obtaining a job

Program Completion Rates
Graduation YearSix month survey respondents
and # Graduates
Respondents % employed as
RN within 6 months of graduation
2017Not reported yetNot reported yet
201661/61100%
201538 /6298%
201456/ 6589%