Nursing Degree

The Health Science Education Department at Raritan Valley Community College was originally organized in 1969 as the Nursing Department and graduated its first class in 1972. Since its inception, the nursing program has been accredited by both:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)/formerly NLNAC -
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia  30326
www.nlnac.org
(404) 975-5000

The New Jersey Board of Nursing -
124 Halsey Street, 6th Floor
Newark, NJ 07101
www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/nur
(973) 504-6430.

RVCC Nursing Program Statistics: Published as per Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)/formerly NLNAC                       
Graduate licensure pass rate based on first time test takers
2015 - 86.36%
2014 - 80.65%
2013 - 89.36%            

Graduate licensure pass rate by graduating class
Class of 2015- 97.6%
Class of 2014 - 97.8%
Class of 2013 - 100%    

Student completion of the nursing program
Class of 2015 - 71.6%
Class of 2014 - 76%
Class of 2013 - 80%                                       

Graduates obtaining a job
Class of 2015 – 70%
Class of 2014 – 80%
Class of 2013 – 70%​