Clark College

The Clark College ADN Program prepares graduates to offer professional care in a range of healthcare facilities.  The program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. The program combines theoretical in class instruction with practical experience in the laboratory and in clinical settings.  

Graduates from the program will be awarded an Associate in Applied Science degree in Nursing and are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Examination for Licensing as a registered nurse.

Students can pursue additional credits to earn an Associate of Arts Degree or transfer credits to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  

Admission Requirements:

  • All official transcripts (college level coursework credit needs to be evaluated for transcript evaluation)
  • Pre-requisite courses must be completed with a 3.0 Grade Point Average

Applicants will be notified of additional requirements upon the preliminary evaluation is completed. The program is a competitive program with limited acceptance.

Students accepted into the program will be required to attend a mandatory orientation. Students who don’t attend the orientation will forfeit their position.  
Students entering into the program are also required to submit proof of physical examination, documentation of immunizations series, submit to criminal background check before enrollment in their classes.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 93.29%
Average number of students tested annually: 116
Program accreditations: NLNAC
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX RN Passrate History

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

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 115 92.17 92.83
2011 111 93.7 90.32
2010 121 94 89.66
2009 107 95 90.11
2008 126 92 88.28
2007 104 88.5 87.91
2006 96 95.8 91.59
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Clark College
1933 Fort Vancouver Way
Vancouver, WA 98663
(360) 992-2000