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NCLEX Pass Rates

The table below is categorized by academic year (e.g., July 1st - June 30th) and reflects the results of all graduates who have taken the NCLEX examination for the first time within the last five years (including those students who graduated more than five years ago). Due to possible changes in this data, the BRN asks that you contact the individual programs directly for the most accurate and up-to-date information. Please refer to RN Programs for a contact list of all BRN accredited programs.

School 2009/2010 2010/2011 2011/2012 2012/2013 2013/2014
# Taken %
Pass
# Taken %
Pass
# Taken %
Pass
# Taken %
Pass
# Taken %
Pass
Allan Hancock College 35 80% 33 84.85% 37 86.49% 35 82.86% 34 79.41%
American River College 103 92.23% 95 90.53% 80 95% 55 94.55% 49 85.71%
American University of Health Sciences 22 90.91% 17 70.59% 26 73.08% 36 50% 60 80%
Antelope Valley College 129 94.57% 140 85.71% 105 90.48% 112 91.96% 100 81%
Azusa Pacific University - BSN 123 84.55% 179 83.24% 152 80.26% 273 87.18% 248 83.46%
Azusa Pacific University - MSN 39 79.49% 35 88.57% 30 80% 18 94.44% N/A N/A
Bakersfield College 190 93.16% 126 88.10% 145 93.10% 99 97.98% 93 91.4%
Biola University 24 83.33% 36 88.89% 37 91.89% 23 82.61% 29 79.31%
Butte College 85 82.35% 111 82.88% 99 87.88% 122 86.07% 59 83.05%
Cabrillo College 57 85.96% 65 80.00% 53 77.36% 58 86.21% 56 75%
California Baptist University - BSN 48 91.67% 49 85.71% 44 90.91% 71 78.87% 76 72.37$
California Baptist University - MSN 6 100% 16 93.75% 15 100% 19 84.21% 22 86.36%
CSU Bakersfield - BSN 67 92.54% 78 92.31% 95 96.84% 78 97.44% N/A N/A
CSU Bakersfield - MSN 1 100% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
CSU Channel Islands 17 94.12% 58 86.21% 33 100% 25 96% 32 100%
CSU Chico 87 87.36% 97 92.78% 89 96.63% 80 92.5% 71 91.55%
CSU Dominguez Hills 26 65.38% 46 78.26% 40 80% 20 70% 12 66.67%
CSU East Bay 109 96.33% 125 88.80% 109 91.74% 122 82.79% 111 88.29%
CSU Fresno - BSN 120 90.83% 151 90.07% 125 91.20% 105 91.43% 156 81.41%
CSU Fresno - MSN 2 50% 18 77.78% N/A N/A N/A N/A 1 100%
CSU Fullerton - BSN 1 100% 19 84.21% 30 66.67% 43 93.02% 38 89.47%
CSU Fullerton - MSN 54 81.48% 27 92.59% 10 80% 25 80% 19 89.47%
CSU Long Beach - BSN 177 95.48% 191 97.38% 182 96.7% 194 95.88% 160 89.38%
CSU Long Beach - MSN 8 100% 2 100% N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
CSU Los Angeles - BSN 50 88% 86 93.35% 97 89.69% 77 96.1% 38 86.84%
CSU Los Angeles - MSN 18 94.44% 21 100.00% 24 95.83% 21 100% 18 88.89%
CSU Northridge 31 93.55% 37 91.89% 34 97.06% 38 94.74% 36 91.67%
CSU Sacramento - BSN 180 98.33% 143 97.20% 144 98.61% 176 97.73% 153 97.39%
CSU Sacramento - MSN 1 100% N/A N/A 1 100% N/A N/A N/A N/A
CSU San Bernardino 144 88.89% 109 83.49% 152 80.92% 110 89.09% 104 81.73%
CSU San Marcos 93 80.65% 130 90.00% 194 93.81% 153 97.39% 144 95.83%
CSU Stanislaus 48 95.83% 83 95.18% 60 100% 67 94.03% 86 94.19%
Carrington College 52 82.69% 61 81.97% 29 82.76% 35 85.71% 35 74.29%
Cerritos College 96 93.75% 97 94.85% 99 85.86% 90 87.78% 83 83.13%
Chabot College 40 95% 39 100.00% 55 98.18% 27 96.3% 45 97.78%
Chaffey College 52 96.15% 43 100.00% 50 98% 60 98.33% 37 86.49%
Charles Drew University N/A N/A N/A N/A 1 100% 20 95% 63 47.62%
Citrus College 1 100% 40 95.00% 30 80% 29 100% 30 86.67%
City College of San Francisco 103 89.32% 97 85.57% 80 92.50% 71 76.05% 78 75.64%
College of Marin 44 84.09% 56 89.29% 47 91.49% 15 93.33% 61 95.08%
College of San Mateo 55 70.91% 62 82.26% 52 82.69% 33 87.88% 65 80%
College of the Canyons 118 88.14% 123 82.93% 109 84.40% 135 88.15% 104 80.77%
College of the Desert 115 92.17% 88 85.23% 107 90.65% 66 81.82% 51 74.51%
College of the Redwoods 43 76.74% 44 88.64% 45 84.44% 46 82.61% 38 84.21%
College of the Sequoias 155 89.03% 142 90.14% 129 79.07% 124 88.71% 109 76.15%
College of the Siskiyous 27 96.3% 22 77.27% 22 100% 26 88.46% 12 91.67%
Concordia University Irvine 48 85.42% 53 92.45% 49 97.96% 67 97.01% 72 94.44%
Contra Costa College 51 96.08% 49 93.88% 61 91.80% 46 93.48% 20 85%
Copper Mountain College 29 75.86% 35 80.00% 21 90.48% 27 81.48% 22 86.36%
Cuesta College 51 92.16% 45 93.33% 44 95.45% 44 97.73% 30 93.33%
Cypress College 83 95.18% 73 94.52% 83 93.98% 84 85.71% 68 91.18%
De Anza College 85 85.88% 75 76.00% 60 90% 59 88.14% 52 69.23%
Dominican University of California 71 83.1% 92 76.09% 118 74.58% 89 83.15% 132 71.97%
East Los Angeles College 120 61.67% 84 69.05% 124 82.26% 114 62.28% 91 49.45%
El Camino College 113 92.04% 69 94.20% 46 97.83% 59 96.61% 83 95.18%
El Camino College - Compton Education Center 57 71.93% 44 81.82% 59 84.75% 54 81.48% 60 73.33%
Everest College N/A N/A 64 68.75% 65 87.69% 73 87.67% 71 78.87%
Evergreen Valley College 65 86.15% 69 79.71% 72 83.33% 65 90.77% 54 81.48%
Fresno City College 308 77.92% 323 81.11% 230 82.61% 341 78.01% 354 65.82%
Gavilan College 23 91.3% 17 100.00% 13 92.31% 15 100% 19 89.47%
Glendale Community College 115 93.04% 98 91.84% 84 94.05% 79 89.87% 69 89.86%
Golden West College 143 91.61% 113 88.50% 134 92.54% 101 92.08% 85 87.06%
Grossmont College 141 89.36% 103 92.23% 59 96.61% 71 95.77% 64 98.44%
Hartnell College 37 91.89% 52 94.23% 34 94.12% 32 100% 30 96.67%
Holy Names University N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 3 66.67% 43 62.79%
Humboldt State University 50 82% 58 91.38% 64 93.75% 21 90.48% 2 100%
Imperial Valley College 76 88.16% 66 80.30% 40 95% 34 100% 43 93.02%
Kaplan College 183 93.99% 140 77.86% 133 90.98% 171 75.44% 169 63.91%
Loma Linda University - ADN 113 92.92% 119 93.28% 91 87.91% 10 90% 1 100%
Loma Linda University - BSN 7 85.71% 10 80.00% 22 81.82% 61 83.61% 121 82.64%
Long Beach City College 110 98.18% 127 92.91% 114 96.49% 120 91.67% 91 92.31%
LA City College 39 89.74% 44 95.45% 43 97.67% 46 97.83% 60 86.67%
LA County College of Nursing & Allied 129 97.67% 95 95.79% 104 97.12% 74 98.65% 90 93.33%
LA Harbor College 105 95.24% 104 98.08% 102 97.06% 57 98.25% 59 100%
LA Pierce College 48 97.92% 54 83.33% 56 91.07% 48 95.83% 49 89.8%
LA Southwest College 40 82.5% 42 83.33% 60 73.33% 34 79.41% 39 76.92%
LA Trade-Tech College 65 75.38% 30 90.00% 38 97.37% 43 86.05% 38 65.79%
LA Valley College 109 88.07% 86 91.86% 73 95.89% 74 90.54% 63 92.06%
Los Medanos College 59 91.53% 46 89.13% 46 86.96% 12 75% 41 90.24%
Mendocino College 15 93.33% 28 96.43% 20 95% 19 94.74% 19 100%
Merced College 50 80% 49 85.71% 51 84.31% 49 91.84% 43 86.05%
Merritt College 68 97.06% 18 100.00% 25 92% 38 100% 9 100%
Mira Costa College 21 90.48% 29 96.55% 42 92.86% 55 100% 43 97.67%
Mission College 28 82.14% 38 81.58% 40 82.50% 40 85% 37 64.86%
Modesto Junior College 123 86.18% 145 84.83% 108 89.81% 129 91.47% 111 90.09%
Monterey Peninsula College 52 100% 53 96.23% 21 100% 30 86.67% 23 95.65%
Moorpark College 94 88.3% 62 90.32% 47 100% 76 96.05% 66 87.88%
Mount St. Mary's College - ADN 94 89.36% 85 78.82% 84 78.57% 98 83.67% 86 69.77%
Mount St. Mary's College - BSN 137 86.13% 162 76.54% 145 86.21% 128 85.94% 150 65.33%
Mt. San Antonio College 169 94.08% 158 91.14% 135 91.11% 92 81.52% 93 82.8%
Mt. San Jacinto College 75 96% 79 84.81% 57 85.96% 57 96.49% 45 91.11%
Napa Valley College 69 84.06% 91 90.11% 93 88.17% 73 91.78% 36 80.56%
National University - ADN 10 90% 3 100.00% N/A N/A 2 100% N/A N/A
National University - BSN 148 77.7% 188 75.53% 179 81.56% 261 92.34% 212 92.92%
Ohlone College 48 95.83% 59 96.61% 34 94.12% 32 93.75% 36 97.22%
Pacific Union College 83 91.57% 91 87.91% 66 84.85% 90 87.78% 80 83.75%
Palomar College 55 87.27% 45 95.56% 50 98% 50 98% 46 97.83%
Pasadena City College 121 86.78% 110 95.45% 130 95.38% 141 95.74% 108 85.19%
Point Loma Nazarene College 47 93.62% 42 97.62% 74 100% 50 80% 49 87.76%
Porterville College N/A N/A N/A N/A 8 100% 17 76.47% 16 81.25%
Reedley College at Madera Community College Center N/A N/A N/A N/A 4 100% 5 100% 10 80%
Rio Hondo College 116 91.38% 97 92.78% 99 89.90% 85 94.12% 70 85.71%
Riverside City College 178 92.7% 195 91.79% 177 90.40% 171 97.66% 146 91.78%
Sacramento City College 85 92.94% 153 98.04% 97 98.97% 107 95.33% 104 97.12%
Saddleback College 107 99.07% 105 94.29% 124 93.55% 112 98.21% 90 97.78%
Samuel Merritt University - BSN 421 87.41% 346 87.86% 361 89.75% 352 85.23% 358 79.32%
Samuel Merritt University - MSN 94 92.55% 81 95.06% 82 92.68% 87 94.25% 82 81.7%
San Bernardino Valley College 101 82.18% 77 83.12% 84 82.14% 86 82.56% 71 74.65%
San Diego City College 56 89.29% 60 90.00% 62 96.77% 58 96.55% 52 92.31%
San Diego State University 222 92.34% 265 92.83% 198 88.38% 158 87.97% 122 90.98%
San Francisco State University - BSN 104 90.38% 123 78.86% 104 85.58% 119 87.39% 126 76.98%
San Francisco State University - MSN 43 93.02% 2 100.00% 19 100% 36 88.89% 50 82%
San Joaquin Delta College 153 88.89% 147 90.84% 163 91.41% 154 92.21% 92 85.87%
San Joaquin Valley College 41 78.05% 76 53.95% 68 60.29% 77 67.53% 60 76.67%
Santa Ana College 111 95.5% 134 88.06% 102 92.16% 96 82.29% 98 72.45%
Santa Barbara City College 69 88.41% 52 86.54% 37 94.59% 56 91.07% 41 97.56%
Santa Monica College 78 97.44% 72 94.44% 55 96.36% 54 98.15% 54 87.04%
Santa Rosa Junior College 123 91.87% 95 92.63% 126 92.86% 90 88.89% 115 88.7%
Shasta College 49 83.67% 65 90.77% 58 87.93% 52 92.31% 53 77.36%
Shepherd University N/A N/A 1 100.00% 55 72.73% 66 60.61% 43 44.19%
Sierra College 50 94% 49 95.92% 30 100% 37 100% 26 92.31%
Simpson University N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 17

70.59%

22

95.45%

Solano Community College 56 85.71% 46 89.13% 54 98.15% 25 84% 29 96.55%
Sonoma State University - BSN 27 92.59% 34 94.12% 22 100% 43 97.67% 18 100%
Sonoma State University - MSN 17 100% N/A N/A 21 100% N/A N/A N/A N/A
Southwestern College 68 73.53% 73 72.60% 61 80.33% 61 80.33% 53 79.25%
The Valley Foundation School of Nursing at San Jose State University 147 87.07% 147 91.84% 156 94.23% 132 93.94% 119 86.55%
United States University 8 62.5% 28 71.43% 58 68.97% 76 56.58% 4 0%
Unitek College 83 65.06% 82 75.61% 81 81.48% 71 91.55% 82 73.17%
UC Irvine 37 83.78% 41 87.80% 46 78.26% 44 88.64% 50 78%
UC Los Angeles - BSN N/A N/A 49 89.80% 46 91.30% 56 92.86% 60 65%
UC Los Angeles - MSN 54 92.59% 61 90.16% 45 88.89% 61 93.44% 60 90%
UC San Francisco 77 93.51% 84 91.67% 87 95.40% 65 90.77% 64 96.88%
University of Phoenix at Modesto 5 100% 41 73.17% 41 75.61% 51 80.39% 41 65.85%
University of San Diego/Hahn 41 100% 54 88.89% 43 95.35% 32 84.38% 46 78.26%
University of San Francisco - BSN 128 91.41% 156 87.82% 154 83.12% 140 85% 143 83.22%
University of San Francisco - MSN 55 90.91% 55 81.82% 61 86.89% 61 96.72% 73 87.67%
Ventura College 108 92.59% 82 96.34% 81 96.30% 61 95.08% 82 97.56%
Victor Valley College 107 92.52% 108 89.81% 54 90.74% 73 94.52% 99 93.94%
West Coast University - Inland Empire - ADN 29 72.41% 108 84.26% 65 61.53% 4 75% N/A N/A
West Coast University - Inland Empire - BSN N/A N/A 13 61.54% 82 71.95% 249 73.9% 220 73.64%
West Coast University - Los Angeles - ADN 292 87.33% 228 83.33% 75 76% 4 50% N/A N/A
West Coast University - Los Angeles - BSN N/A N/A N/A N/A 65 86.15% 283 78.45% 330 79.69%
West Coast University - Orange County - ADN 287 85.71% 155 75.48% 59 79.66% 6 66.67% 2 100%
West Coast University - Orange County - BSN N/A N/A N/A N/A 177 87.01% 232 77.16% 334 65.26%
Western Governors University N/A N/A N/A N/A 15 100% 27 81.48% 24 87.5%
Western University of Health Sciences 46 84.78% 55 87.27% 53 94.34% 50 100% 55 92.73%
West Hills College Lemoore 2 100% 49 87.76% 34 91.18% 36 100% 27 85.19%
Yuba College 40 92.5% 68 97.06% 32 90.63 46 91.3% 50 84%