The diploma in professional nursing is awarded at the completion of the nursing curriculum. This qualifies the graduate to be eligible to take the Registered Nurse NCLEX licensure exam
The O*NET website http://online.onetcenter.org/crosswalk code for Registered Nurses is (29-1141-00). O*NET (Occupational Information Network)
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Federal regulations require all postsecondary institutions to provide students and prospective students with information on completion and placement rates, licensure, and student loan debt information.
The information for the School of Nursing at Beebe Medical Center is as follows for the Class of 2011:
- On-time completion rate: 87.5%
- Seeking employment job placement rate: 100%
- NCLEX pass rate: 89.65%
- National pass rate: 87.89%
- Delaware pass rate: 86.23%
- Title IV Median Student Loan debt: $8,000
- Private Loan debt: $0