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The Sage Colleges Nursing NCLEX-RN Pass Rate Reaches 92 Percent



The Sage Colleges is proud to announce that the first-time pass rate for baccalaureate nursing students who graduated in December 2016 and took the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) is 92 percent.

NCLEX-RN is a standardized exam that each state board of nursing uses to determine whether a candidate is prepared for entry-level nursing practice.  According to the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, the 2016 national pass rates for the NCLEX-RN exam was 83.59 percent for first-time, United States-educated test takers.

“We are proud of our 95-year history of delivering excellence in nursing education, and preparing professional nurses as well as future nursing leaders for both clinical and administrative roles,”  said Glenda Kelman, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of Sage’s Nursing Department.

The Sage Colleges is a leader in the education of health professionals. The nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Sage offers bachelor’s, master’s, post-baccalaureate and post-master’s certificates and a doctorate in nursing science.

There are more than 600 students enrolled in baccalaureate, graduate, and doctoral nursing programs at The Sage Colleges. Each year approximately 150 students graduate from undergraduate, graduate and doctoral nursing programs at Sage. More than 50 percent of all Sage nursing graduates are employed in the Capital District.

For more information about Sage’s Nursing programs, visit sage.edu/nursing.

More NCLEX details and statistics are available at www.ncsbn.org.

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