Pacific Lutheran University

College Type: Four or more years, Private not-for-profit

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BSN Program

The Pacific Lutheran University Nursing program offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The program is designed for students with no prior nursing experience.

A student can complete the program in three years of full time study excluding time taken to complete prerequisite courses.

Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination to be licensed as a Registered Nurse to serve as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington State.

Nursing courses are offered sequentially with the successful completion of prerequisites in one semester required for enrollment in courses in the following semester. Students must complete all general Education prerequisites and CORE requirements with the minimum established grade as well as completing all nursing courses with a minimum of a ‘C’ grade before graduation.

Admission Requirements:

  1. Application to the college
  2. Complete (or be in the process of completing) all prerequisite courses at an accredited institution (with a minimum of a 2.0 GPA)
  3. Completion of a minimum of 30 semester credits of college level course work (a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher is required)

Applicants will be required to submit proof of physical health and demonstrable fluency in written and spoken English. Prospective students will also be required to submit to a local and national criminal background check.

 

 

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 93.52%
Average number of students tested annually: 78
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Pacific Lutheran University as reported by Washington state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 82 97.56 92.83
2011 70 90 90.32
2010 81 93 89.66
2009 73 90 90.11
2008 90 97 88.28
2007 94 92.6 87.91
2006 84 91.7 91.59

Accelerated MSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate : -
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

Masters Program

Program accreditations: CCNE

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

RN to MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

LPN to BSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 93.52%
Average number of students tested annually: 78
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Pacific Lutheran University as reported by Washington state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 82 97.56 92.83
2011 70 90 90.32
2010 81 93 89.66
2009 73 90 90.11
2008 90 97 88.28
2007 94 92.6 87.91
2006 84 91.7 91.59

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Pacific Lutheran University
1010 122nd St So
Tacoma, WA 98447