Tacoma Community College
The Tacoma Community College Associate Degree in Nursing Program is designed to prepare students for careers in nursing. The program is approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission and is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.
Students who successfully complete the program are awarded the Associate in Applied Sciences Degree and are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination.
The program is divided sequential with core requirements and program courses taken over a period three years of full time study.
There are four options for entry into the nursing program:
- RN Generic full-time ADN option for students who have no nursing background
- RN Generic part time AAS Degree for students who don’t have a nursing background
- RN Advanced Standing full time AAS Degree for LPNs
- RN Advanced Standing part time AAS Degree for LPNS
Applicants are expected to meet all pre-requisite courses as well as meeting language and academic requirements. A minimum of a B grade (3.0 Grade Point Average) is required for all general education requirements.
The program has six levels based on the option that a student is enrolled in which will determine how long it takes the student to complete all levels.
|State board of nursing approval:||Fully Approved|
|Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years):||80.8%|
|Average number of students tested annually:||107|
|Available Study Options|
NCLEX RN Passrate History
Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Tacoma Community College as reported by Washington state board of nursing.
|Year||Students Tested||School||National Avg|
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
12/01/1967 - Current
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
06/01/1980 - Current
|Campus LocaleCity: Midsize|
|Student to Faculty Ratio18:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
$6,358Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$4,844|
|30k to 48k$6,553|
|48k to 75k$7,560|
|75k to 110k$10,976|
Financial Aid & Loan
Any grant or scholarship aid
Federal Student Loans
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Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
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