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Our newest changes to the curriculum are the changes in the HESI Admission Assessment Exam. We have raised the standard for the Math, Reading Comprehension, Grammar and Vocabulary to 75% for all sections. See the application packet for details.

Graduation Rate Data

Table 2: 150% Graduation Rate by Academic Year of Graduation
Cohort # of Students Academic Year of Graduation # of Graduates 150% Graduation Rate
Spring 2010 & Fall 2010 97 2012-2013 79 81.42%
Spring 2011 & Fall 2011 96 2013-2014 75 77.88%
Spring 2012 & Fall 2012 96 2014-2015 81 84.38%
Spring 2013 & Fall 2013* 90 2015-2016 77 85.56%
Spring 2014 & Fall 2014 93 2016-2017 81 98.10%

Table 1: 150% Graduation Rate by Term of Graduation

Weekend LPN-ADN
students that started on
# Students Term of Graduation # Graduates 150% Graduation Rate
(3 semesters)
Spring 2014 19 <=Spring 2015 19 100%
Fall 2014 11 <=Fall 2015 11 100%
Spring 2015 19 <=Spring 2016 17 89%
Fall 2015 12 <=Fall 2016 11 92%
Spring 2016 18 <=Spring 2017 19 100%
Fall 2016 20 <=Fall 2017 19 95%
Spring 2017 17 <=Spring 2018 17 100%
Fall 2017 19 <=Fall 2018 (pending) (pending)
Spring 2018   <=Spring 2019 TBD  
Fall 2018   <= TBD  
Spring 2019   <= TBD  

JOB Placement Data:

This is the percentage of graduates who were employed as RNs within six months of passing the licensure examination.
Reporting Period (data obtained from the Florida College System State Vocational Program Placement Report)
ADN Program Employment Rate Data

2017-2018-TBD
2016-2017-86%
2015- 2016- 97%
2014-2015-96%
2013-2014- 94%
2012–2013- 95.95%
2011- 2012-98%

4 year average=95.98%


NCLEX Pass Rates – First Time Testers:

Gulf Coast State College NCLEX pass rates for first time test takers continues to be above the state average and within 10% of the national average.

Registered Nursing
2018
Pass Rates total for the 2018 Year -  YTD
10-01-2018 -12-31-2018-TBD
7-01-2018 - 9-30-2018-
4-01-2018 – 6-30-2018-
1-01-2018 - 3-31-2018-83.61%
2017
Pass Rates total for the 2017 Year -  83.93% YTD
10-01-2017 -12-31-2017-TBD
7-01-2017 - 9-30-2017-64.29%
4-01-2017 – 6-30-2017-87.80%
1-01-2017 - 3-31-2017-85.45%
2016
Pass Rates total for the 2016 Year - 83.19%
10-01-2016 -12-31-2016-100%
7-01-2016 - 9-30-2016-73.33%
4-01-2016 – 6-30-2016-86.11%
1-01-2016 - 3-31-2016-83.33%
2015
Pass Rates total for the 2015 Year - 89.83%
10-01-2015 -12-31-2015- 100%
7-01-2015 - 9-30-2015- 82.35%
4-01-2015 – 6-30-2015- 88.10%
1-01-2015-3-31-2015- 92.98%
2014
Pass Rates total for 2014 Year - 79.25%
10-1-2014 - 12-31-2014 - 87.50%
7-01-2014 - 9-30-2014 - 82.35%
4-01-2014 - 6-30-2014 - 78.16%
1-01-2014 - 3-31-2014 - 72.55%
2013
Pass Rates total for 2013 Year - 79.09%
10-1-2013-12-31-2013-79.09%
7-01-2013-9-30-2013-79.63%
4-01-2013-6-30-2013-76.09%
1-01-2013 - 3-31-2013 -90.20%
2012
Pass Rates total for 2012 Year - 95.05%
10-1-2012 - 12-31-2012 - 83.57 %
7-01-2012 - 9-30-2012 - 91.67 %
4-01-2012 - 6-30-2012 - 83.51%
1-01-2012 - 3-31-2012 - 95.65%
2011:
Pass Rates total for the 2011 Year – 93.25%
10-01-2011 - 12-31-2011 - 94.29%
7-02-2011 – 9-30-2011 - 94.12%
4-01-2011 – 6-30-2011 - 90.48%
1-01-2011 – 3-31-2011 – 94.12%
2010:
Pass Rates total for the 2010 Year – 85.53%
10-01-2010 – 12-31-2010 – 84.13%
7-1-2010 – 9-30-2010 – 86.49%
4-01-2010 – 6-30-2010 – 84.00%
1-01-2010 – 3-31-2010 – 87.50%
2009:
Pass Rates total for the 2009 Year – 92.31%
10-01-2009 – 12-31-2009 – 96%
7-1-2009 – 9-30-2009 – 92.31%
4-01-2009 – 6-30-2009 – 91.59%
1-01-2009 – 3-31-2009 – 88.89%
2008:
Pass Rates tot for the 2008 Year – 94.44%
10-1-2008 – 12-31-2008 – 94.52%
7-01-2008 – 9-30-2008 – 94.44%
4-01-2008 – 6-30-2008 – 96.43%
1-01-2008 – 3-30-2008 – 96.55%
Practical Nursing
2018
Pass Rates total for the 2017 Year - TBD%
10-01-2018 -12-31-2018-
7-01-2018 - 9-30-2018-
4-01-2018 - 6-30-2018-
1-01-2018-  3-31-2018-NT
2017
Pass Rates total for the 2017 Year - TBD%
10-01-2017 -12-31-2017- %
7-01-2017 - 9-30-2017- 56.52%
4-01-2017 – 6-30-2017- 0%  (1 tester)
1-01-2017-3-31-2017-NT
2016
Pass Rates total for the 2016 Year - 86.96%
10-01-2016 -12-31-2016- 100%
7-01-2016 - 9-30-2016- 85.00 %
4-01-2016 – 6-30-2016-NT
1-01-2016-3-31-2016-NT
 2015
Pass Rates total for the 2015 Year - 87.71%
10-01-2015 -12-31-2015- 75%
7-01-2015 - 9-30-2015- 86.36%
4-01-2015 – 6-30-2015-NT
1-01-2015-3-31-2015-NT
2014
Pass Rates total for the 2014 Year - 89.66%
10-01-2014 -12-31-2014- 92.86%
7-01-2014 - 9-30-2014-95.00%
4-01-2014 – 6-30-2014-NT
1-01-2014-3-31-2014-90.48%
2013
Pass Rates total for the 2013 Year -86.21%
10-01-2013-12-31-2013-100%
7-01-2013-9-30-2013-85.19%
4-01-2013 – 6-30-2013- NT
1-01-2013-3-31-2013-NT
2012:
Pass Rates total for the 2012 Year - 87.50%
10-1-2012 - 12-31-2012 - 100%
7-1-2012 - 9-30-2012 89.66%
4-1-2012 - 6-30-2012 - 00
1-1-2012 - 3-31-2012 - NT
2011:
Pass Rates total for the 2011 Year – 100.00%
7-02-2011 – 9-30-2011 – 100.00%
4-01-2011 – 6-30-2011 – 100.00%
1-01-2011 – 3-31-2011 – 100.00%
2010:
Pass Rates total for the 2010 Year – 92.42%
10-01-2010 – 12-31-2010 – 100.00%
7-1-2010 – 9-30-2010 – 100.00%
1-01-2010 – 3-31-2010 – 72.27%
2009:
Pass Rates total for the 2009 Year – 86.54%
10-01-2009 – 12-31-2009 – 77.72%
7-1-2009 – 9-30-2009 – 82.35%
1-01-2009 – 3-31-2009 – 100.00%
Registered Nursing-Weekend LPN to ADN Bridge Track
Pass Rates total for 2018 Year= TBD
1Q & 2 Q; 1-01-2018-6-30-2018 -100%
3Q & 4 Q; 07-01-2018-12-30-2018- TBD
Pass Rates total for 2017 Year=80.96%
1Q & 2 Q; 1-01-2017-6-30-2017 -88.23%
3Q & 4 Q; 07-01-2017-12-30-2017- 73.68%
Pass Rates total for 2016 Year= 90.63%
1Q & 2 Q; 1-01-2016-6-30-2016 -81.25%
3Q & 4 Q; 07-01-2016-12-30-2016- 100%
Pass Rates total for 2015 Year= 80.63%
1Q & 2 Q; 1-01-2015-6-30-2015 -81.25%
3Q & 4 Q; 07-01-2015-12-30-2015- 80%
Pass Rates total for 2014 Year= 76.67%
1Q & 2 Q; 1-01-2014-6-30-2014 -53.33%
3Q & 4 Q; 07-01-2014-12-30-2014- 100%
Pass Rates total for 2013 Year= 88.14%
1Q & 2 Q; 1-01-2013-6-30-2013 -91.66%
3Q & 4 Q; 07-01-2013-12-30-2013-84.61%
Pass Rates total for 2012 Year=
1Q & 2 Q; 1-01-2012-6-30-2012 –N/A
3Q & 4 Q; 07-01-2012-12-30-2012-
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