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Demonstrating excellence

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Enrollment

As of Fall 2019
1,626

Graduates

Fall 2018-Summer 2019

  • BSN – 462
  • MSN – 293
  • DNP – 67
  • PhD – 9

US News & World Report Best Graduate Schools 2021:

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (Overall): #22 nationally, #1 in Texas
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (Family): #17 nationally, only program ranked in Texas
  • Master of Science in Nursing: #27 nationally, #2 in Texas

Research

2019

  • Ranked 40th in NIH funding for nursing schools
  • 163 presentations
  • 14 book chapters
  • 87 publications

Certification First-time Pass Rates*

BSN (2019)

  • NCLEX: 96.98

MSN (2019)

  • Family Nurse Practitioner - AANPCB: 98%, ANCC: 100%
  • Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - AANC: 100%, ANCC: 98%

Post-Graduate APRN (2019)

  • Family Nurse Practitioner - AANPCB: 100%
  • Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - ANCC: 100%
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - ANCC: 100%

BSN-DNP (2019)

  • Nurse Anesthesia - NCE: 100%


*Abbreviations:

  • ANCC: American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • AANPCB: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board
  • AACN: AACN Certification Corporation
  • NCE: National Certifying Exam offered by the National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA)
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