Auburn University

School of Nursing

College Type: Four or more years, Public


BSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 98.13%
Average number of students tested annually: 86
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 Auburn University as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 91 100 90.26
2011 77 100 88.43
2010 89 94.4 85.21
2009 86 100 89.47

Masters Program

The joint Auburn University and Auburn University (Montgomery) Master of Science in Nursing program offers specialties for Nurse Educator and Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.  The jointly operated program is a demanding and challenging program designed to offer a wide range of academic opportunities and diverse resources.

Admission Requirements

  1. A BSN from an accredited university or college
  2. Total grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  3. Current unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse
  4. Three letters of reference
  5. Personal Statement describing reasons for seeking the MSN

Admissions for the program is competitive and enrollment with only applicants meeting all admission requirements being considered. Selected applicants may be asked to interview with the admission committee and or other faculty as part of the admission process.

The RN license requirement may be waived for applicants completing their BSN during the semester. Students who are granted a waiver are required to obtain a license in the first 6 weeks in the first semester of study or be unable to continue in any clinical hours.

Applicants accepted into the program are required to complete the intent to enroll form and all related materials within the pre-designated period of time after receiving email notification of acceptance or forfeit their place in the program.

Students in the program may be asked to submit to a criminal background check.

Program accreditations: CCNE

Masters programs offered at this school:


Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
Specility Tracks
Tracks Credit hours
Nurse Educator 33 (240 clinical hours)
Primary Care Practitioner 43 (840 clinical hours)

Auburn University
241 South College Street
Auburn University, AL 36849