AAS Nursing Program Outcomes

First-Time Pass Rate for CMC AAS Nursing Students vs. National Average

The Colorado Mountain College AAS Nursing Program has exceeded its expected level of achievement of matching or exceeding the national NCLEX-RN licensure exam pass rate 3-year mean.  The national mean is established by National Council of Boards of Nursing and posted by Colorado Board of Nursing and Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Expected Level of Achievement Year Annual CMC
Pass Rate
3-Year
CMC Mean
Associate National
Annual Pass Rates
80% of Graduates will score above the 3-year national mean (80.93%) 2016 Graduates 94% 91.05% 81.68%
80% of Graduates will score above the 3-year national mean (82.49%) 2015 Graduates 90.91% 89.16% 82%
80% of Graduates will score above the 3-year national mean (84.23%) 2014 Graduates 88.24% 90.07% 79.26%

 

On-time Program Completion

AAS Nursing Program expected level of achievement: 80% of students will complete the program of study and progress toward graduation in a timely manner.

On-time Program Completion at CMC

Expected Level of Achievement Year Program Completion
>80% 2017 Graduates 87.8%
>80% 2016 Graduates 92%
>80% 2015 Graduates 88.8%
>80% 2014 Graduates 94.4%

 

Student Satisfaction Rate

AAS Nursing Program expected level of achievement: 80% of students and graduates will be satisfied with the program of learning offered.

CMC Student Satisfaction Rate

Expected Level of Achievement Year Graduate Satisfaction Rate Number of Graduates Number of Surveys Returned Response Rate
≥80% 2017 Graduates In Progress In Progress In Progress In Progress
≥80% 2016 Graduates 96% 36 22 61%
≥80% 2015 Graduates 94% 33 30 90.3%
≥80% 2014 Graduates 100% 34 23 67.6%
≥80% 2013 Graduates 95% 36 19 52.7%
≥80% 2012 Graduates 95% 36 20 55.5%

Note, results for 2017 graduates are still in progress.

Employer Satisfaction Rate

AAS Nursing Program expected level of achievement: 80% of employers will be satisfied with graduate preparations for entry-level positions.

Employer Satisfaction Rate

Expected Level of Achievement Year Graduate Satisfaction Rate Number of Surveys Distributed Number of Surveys Returned Response Rate
≥80% 2016 Graduates 100% 10 8 80%
≥80% 2015  Graduates 100% 10 10 100%
≥80%  2014 Graduates 100% Unknown 11 Unknown

 

Post-graduate Employment Rate (in Nursing)

AAS Nursing Program expected level of achievement: Graduates will demonstrate a post-graduation employment rate of 80%.

Post-graduate Employment Rate (in Nursing)

Expected Level of Achievement Year Job Placement Rate Number of Graduates Number of Students Interviewed Response Rate
≥80% 2017 Graduates In Progress 36 In Progress In Progress
≥80% 2016 Graduates 91% 36 33 92%
≥80% 2015 Graduates 94% 33 28 85%
≥80% 2014 Graduates 100% 34 23 67.6%