Accreditation

See accreditation details for PNW’s College of Nursing.

Council on Collegiate Nursing Education

Our DNP program accreditation will be sought as a system consortium through the Council on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The program is not eligible for full nursing accreditation until it has been implemented for at least one year.

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) granted continuing accreditation to the baccalaureate, master’s and post-master’s certificate programs with the next evaluation visit scheduled for fall 2027.

The College of Nursing strives to promote excellent outcomes for all students. The following key indicators represent student outcomes:

BSN

ProgramGraduation YearNCLEX-RN First Test Pass RateCompletion Rate
BSN pre-licensure201898.1%68%
201791.1%76%
201690.2%75%
BSN post-licensure2018n/a49.9%
2017n/a54.8%
2016n/a58.4%

MSN

ProgramGraduation YearCertification First Test Pass RateCompletion Rate
FNP/AG-CNS201890%83.3%
FNP/AG-CNS201795%64.3%
FNP/AG-CNS201691%67.4%