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NWF State College Nursing Program Earns Top 10 Honors

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The Northwest Florida State College Nursing Program was recently ranked as one of the top 10 RN programs among all Florida colleges and universities by This award is based on an analysis of past and present pass rates of the NCLEX-RN, a national exam used to assess competency of registered nursing students that is required for licensure.


The state of Florida has more than 154 associate of science in nursing programs of which ranked the top 50 by percentage of graduates who pass the exam. The nursing associate of science (A.S.) program at NWF State College was ranked number nine.


“The Northwest Florida State College nursing faculty continues to distinguish themselves among the best in the state and nation,” said NWF State College president Dr. Devin Stephenson. “This ranking is a leading indicator that our strong focus on teaching and learning yields a great return on taxpayer investment in our college.”


For more information about this designation or the nursing program at NWF State College, please contact the Nursing Education department at 850-729-6400.
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