Nursing Outcomes Data

Harford Community College is proud of our nursing students and faculty and celebrates the successes of our program.

Following is an overview of student achievement outcome data for the Harford Community College Associate of Sciences Degree in Nursing.

Graduates' Success on Licensure Exam

Graduate success on licensure exams is a significant benchmark for any nursing program. Graduates success is calculated by the Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON) by the number of graduates who are successful on passing the NCLEX-RN on their first attempt.

Harford Community College pass rate for NCLEXRN*

2020: 91.37%   |   2019: 91.87%   |   2018: 92.79%

Required minimum Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON) pass rate for NCLEX-RN

2020: 79.14%   |   2019: 79.52%   |   2018: 79.03%

State average for MBON pass rate for NCLEX-RN

2020: 87.78%   |   2019: 88.54%   |   2018: 87.70%

* Pass rates reported by Maryland Board of Nursing are calculated by the fiscal year (July 1-
June 30) and combine partial results from two or more classes. Some takers from states
outside of Maryland, may be absent from these results.

Students' Completion of the nursing Program

Program Completion is calculated at 150% stated program length (4 clinical semesters) for
all students enrolled in initial nursing courses.

Program Entry Year and Completion Date

Summer 2016 Day Accelerated: 87.50%
Fall 2016: 70.83%
Spring 2017:  83.33%
Summer 2017 Day Accelerated:  84.44%
Fall 2017:  85.42%
Spring 2018:  93.75%
Summer 2018 Day Accelerated:  87.50%
Fall 2018:  83.10% to date
Spring 2019:

Graduates Obtaining a Job

Harford Community College nursing graduates have the opportunity to provide feedback to the nursing program 6-12 months after completion. Surveys are made available to graduates through email and graduates are encouraged to provide anonymous feedback regarding the nursing program. Results are calculated from those graduates who choose to participate.

Employment in Nursing is calculated by the response to the following survey item:

Your employment status:
• Employed full-time as a nurse
• Employed part-time as a nurse
• Employed in other medical-related field
• Employed in non-medical field
• Unemployed

100% of the following graduating classes indicate they are employed in nursing.

Fall 2016  |  Spring 201  |  Summer 2017 Day Accelerated  |  Fall 2017  |  Spring 2018  |  Summer 2018 Day Accelerated  |  Fall 2018  |  Spring 2019  |  Summer 2019 Day Accelerated

rev. 8/18/20