Program Accreditation

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The Department of Nursing is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations (IDFPR). The program received an initial eight-year accreditation from the National League for Nursing (NLN) in 1981, and this program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. The office is located at 3343 Peachtree Road NE,Suite 850 Atlanta ,GA 30326 Tel. 404-975-5000 Fax. 404-975-5020.Website: www.acenursing.org 

Table 6.1. CSU First-Time Pass Rates Compared to State and National Average

YearCSU Pass RateState Pass RateNational Pass Rate
201378%85%83%
201485%84%82%
201571%86%85%
3 -Year Average78%85%83%

Graduates of the Department of Nursing are able to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) administered by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN).  After successful completion of this examination, the individual will be a Registered Nurse and will be fully qualified to practice professional nursing.