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Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Avila University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation.

The program has full approval by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. The most recent site visit was conducted in 2018.

Over the last five years 82% of students enrolled in the nursing major have graduated within three years of admission.  Of those students, 98% of graduates have become Registered Nurses!  And, nearly all graduates are employed within 6 months of graduation.

Information about licensure performance and retention of students may be found in the tables below.

Avila University School of Nursing

Admission Year
Graduation by
Completion Rate Within 6 semesters
2011
2014
92.6%
2012
2015
94.5%
2013
2016
84.5%
2014
2017
65.2%
2015
2018
72.9%
2016
2019
pending

NCLEX-RN® Rates

Year
NCLEX-RN® First-time Pass Rates
NCLEX-RN® First-time and Repeat Pass Rates
2015
74.19%
94.1%
2016
100%
100%
2017
97.67%
100%
2018
97.36%
98.34%
2019
95%
96.68%
3 year average
96.68%
98.34%

Employment Rates for Graduates

Year
Employment within 5 Months Post-Graduation
Employment within 12 months post- graduation
2013
78.6%
100%
2014
90%
100%
2015
80%
100%
2016
82%
100%
2017
90%
100%
2018
100%
100%
2019
pending
pending

School of Nursing Third Party Comments

The Avila University School of Nursing BSN program is hosting a Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accreditation review site visit, which is scheduled for February 24-26, 2020.  The public is invited to provide written comments about the program. Written and signed third-party comments will be accepted by CCNE until February 3, 2020. 

Please direct all comments to CCNE at thirdpartycomments@ccneaccreditation.org

Or

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn:  Third-Party Comments
655 K Street NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001 

Third-party comments should be written in English and will be received by CCNE until 21 days before the scheduled on–site evaluation. Any and all comments submitted to CCNE in a language other than English will not be processed. Please note that CCNE shares third-party comments with the evaluation team prior to the on-site evaluation, but at no time during the review process are these comments shared with the program, the Accreditation Review Committee, or the Board. During its review of the program, the evaluation team considers third-party comments, if any, that relate to the accreditation standards.

Thank you,

Janet Reagor, Ph.D., RN
Chair, School of Nursing
Avila University of Nursing

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School of Nursing Will Begin Accepting Applications for Fall 2020 on October 1, 2019

Visit the School of Nursing Admission and Application Information Pages.

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