Accreditation and Program Outcomes

The School of Nursing & Health Sciences offers three nursing programs.

Becker College is accredited by the New England Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

The associate of science in nursing program (ASN) program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (BORN).

The bachelor of science in nursing program is accredited with conditions by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (BORN).

For additional information on Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) accreditation status, please see the link below:

http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm

The RN to BSN program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).


Student Achievement Outcome Data

Program Goals/Outcomes

ASN Program outcomes

  1. 80% of all first-time NCLEX test takers will pass during the same 12-month period.
  2. 80% of ASN graduates complete the nursing program within 150% of the program length (6 semesters).
  3. 80% of graduates who respond to inquiries (email, phone, in person, and survey) will be employed as a registered nurse within 12 months after graduation.

BSN Program outcomes 

  1. 80% of all first-time NCLEX test takers will pass during the same 12-month period.
  2. 80% of BSN graduates complete the nursing program within 150% of the program length (7 semesters).
  3. 80% of graduates who respond to inquiries (email, phone, in person, and survey) will be employed as a registered nurse within 12 months after graduation.

RN-BSN Program outcomes

  1. 80% of RN-BSN graduates complete the nursing program within 150% of the program length (6 semesters).
  2. 80% of graduates who respond to inquiries (email, phone, in person, and survey) will be employed as a registered nurse within 12 months after graduation.

 


Becker College Nursing Student Outcomes

NCLEX-RN Pass Rates

Expected Level of Achievement developed by Becker College Faculty (and reported to ACEN accrediting body) are at or above national mean.

National Results: Becker College Results: 
ASN
2019 National Results:86%2019 Apr - Sept Becker College Results:In Progress
2019 Oct- Mar Becker College Results: 84%
2018 National Results:87%2018 Apr - Sept Becker College Results:96%
2018 Oct- Mar Becker College Results: 93%
2017 National Results: 87%2017 Apr - Sept Becker College Results:97%
2017 Oct- Mar Becker College Results: 100%
BSN
2019 National Results:86%2019 Becker College Results:93%
2018 National Results:87%2018 Becker College Results:92%
2017 National Results:87%2017 Becker College Results:92%
2016 National Results: 84.56%2016 Becker College Results: 86%
2015 National Results:84.51%2015 Becker College Results:N/A*
RN to BSN
N/A**

* The BSN  started in Fall 2012 with first graduating class in 2016.

** NCLEX is not applicable as all students are registered nurses.

National Statistics: National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc., NCLEX-RN (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018). NCLEX Pass Rate Statistics.

Graduation Completion Rates:

(Within 150% of the program length)

ASN

ASN Entering Cohort Total Number of Students In Entering Cohort Degrees Completed Within 3 Year Period 150% Graduation Rate (3 Years)
2012 FA522752%
2013 SP231357%
Total for 2012-2013 754053%
2013 FA352571%
2014 SP151067%
Total for 2013-2014 503570%
2014 FA382155%
2015 SP211571%
Total for 2014-2015 5936 61%
2015 FA383182%
2016 SP22XX
Total for 2015-2016 60XX
2016 FA43XX
2017 SP16XX
Total for 2016-2017 59XX
2017 FA27XX
2018 SP26XX
Total for 2017-2018 53XX
2018 FA31XX
2019 SP31XX
Total for 2018-2019 62 XX

X = In Progress

BSN

BSN Entering Cohort Total Number of Students In Entering Cohort Degrees Completed Within 6 Year Period 150% Graduation Rate (6 Years)
2014 SP17XX
2015 SP29XX
2016 SP39XX
2017 SP49XX
2018 SP64XX
2019 SP55XX

X = In Progress

The PL-BSN program started the students’ first enrollment in NURS 1200, Spring 2014.

 The first completion rate will be available in January 2021.

RN to BSN

RN to BSN Entering Cohort Total Number of Students In Entering Cohort Degrees Completed Within 3 Year Period 150% Graduation Rate (3 Years)
2012 FA3133%
2013 SP11100%
Total for 2012-2013 4250%
2013 FA7571%
2014 SP000%
Total for 2013-2014 7571%
2014 FA3133%
2015 SP100%
Total for 2014-2015 41 25%
2015 FA000%
2016 SP000%
Total for 2015-2016 000
2016 FA1XX
2017 SP1XX
Total for 2016-2017 2XX
2017 FA0XX
2018 SP0XX
Total for 2017-2018 0XX
2018 FA6XX
2019 SP0XX
Total for 2018-2019 6 XX

X = In Progress

Rates are based upon students responding to the survey

Achievement in Job Placement Rates:

ASN Program    
Year of Program CompletionNumber of Graduates Number of Respondents Response Rate Job Placement Rate
Spring 2019In ProgressIn ProgressIn ProgressIn Progress
Spring 2018221254%100% (12/12)
Fall 2018171376%100% (13/13)
Spring 2017352674%100% (7/7)
Fall 201714750%100% (7/7)
BSN Program    
Year of Program CompletionNumber of GraduatesNumber of Respondents Response Rate Job Placement Rate
Spring 2019In ProgressIn ProgressIn ProgressIn Progress
Spring 2018291655%100% (16/16)
Spring 201715960%100% (9/9)
Spring 20167686%100% (6/6)

* The BSN Program started in Fall 2012 with first graduating class in 2016.

RN to BSN Program    
Year of Program Completion Number of Graduates Number of Respondents Response Rate Job Placement Rate
Spring 2019In ProgressIn ProgressIn ProgressIn Progress
Fall 201822100%100% (2/2)
Spring 201822100%100% (2/2)
Spring 20174375%100% (3/3)
Fall 2016NA 0 GraduatesNA 0 GraduatesNA 0 GraduatesNA 0 Graduates
Summer 201633100%100% (3/3)
Spring 2016NA 0 GraduatesNA 0 GraduatesNA 0 GraduatesNA 0 Graduates
Fall 20154375%100% (3/3)
Summer 201522100%100% (2/2)

Rates are based upon students responding to the survey

Note: Data is obtained from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSB) National Student Clearinghouse, Senior Exit Survey, Alumni Survey, and the Center for Career Education.


We invite you to explore Becker College’s nursing programs by calling 508.373.9400 or emailing admissions@becker.edu.