Northwest-Shoals Community College
The program has approval from the Alabama Board of Nursing. After graduating students may apply to take the (NCLEX-PN) examination. Admission to the program is usually in the fall semester. The program lasts for three semesters.
To be eligible for admission, applicants should meet the minimum admission requirements set by the college. Some of the requirements include a minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA on all college work attempted or a minimum 2.5 high school GPA for students without college work. Eligibility for English 101 and Math 116 as set by the college. An applicant must also have completed the TEAS V entrance exam. Due to the competitiveness of the program, the college may adjust or use additional criteria to admit students.
The deadline for application to the program is April 1st. Applicants must be willing to undertake a drug screening test and also criminal background check. For the 2013-2014 academic year, the PN application deadline is April 15, 2013.
|State board of nursing approval:||Fully Approved|
|Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years):||100%|
|Average number of students tested annually:||16|
|Program accreditations:||Not Accredited|
|Available Study Options|
NCLEX PN Passrate History
Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Northwest-Shoals Community College as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.
|Year||Students Tested||School||National Avg|
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
07/01/1994 - Current
|Campus LocaleCity: Small|
|Student to Faculty Ratio20:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
$6,651Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$5,096|
|30k to 48k$6,070|
|48k to 75k$8,203|
|75k to 110k$10,134|
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