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Licensure, Completion, & Placement Rates

Associate Degree Nursing (RN) Program Outcomes

On first attempt will be at 80% as mandated by the Kentucky Board of Nursing or at the national mean depending on which is higher.

Traditional Students​ / Advanced Placement Students
Year HCC National Mean
2021 N = 34/40; 85% 78.80%
2020 N = 31/33; 94% 82.80%
2019 N = 32/33; 97% 88.18%
3-Year Aggregate
N=97/106
92% 83.26%
LPN To RN Bridge Students​
Year HCC National Mean
2021 N = 15/15; 100% 78.80%
2020 N = 15/15; 100% 82.80%
2019 N = 16/16; 100% 88.18%
3-Year Aggregate
N=46/46
100% 83.26%
 

Goal is 60% of students entering the program will graduate within 150% of program length (6 semesters for traditional students, 4 semesters for LPN To RN Bridge students).

Traditional Students / Advanced Placement Students
Semester Started -
Semester Completed (for 150% program length)
On-Time Completion Rate (4 semesters) 150% Completion Rate (6 semesters)
Fall 2019 - Spring 2022 41% 59%
Spring 2019 - Fall 2021 33% 49%
Fall 2018 - Spring 2021 39% 55%
Spring 2018 - Fall 2020 29% 34%
Fall 2017 - Spring 2020 36% 44%
Spring 2017 - Fall 2019 36% 43%
3-Year Aggregate
Completion Rate
36% 48%
LPN To RN Bridge Students​
Semester Started -
Semester Completed (for 150% program length)
On-Time Completion Rate (3 semesters) 150% Completion Rate (4 semesters)
Fall 2020 - Spring 2022 50% 50%
Spring 2020 - Fall 2021 75% 88%
Fall 2019 - Spring 2021

63% 88%
Spring 2019 - Fall 2020 60% 70%
Fall 2018 - Spring 2020 44% 63%
Spring 2018 - Fall 2019 67% 67%

3-Year Aggregate
Completion Rate

58% 69%
 

90% of graduates seeking employment will be employed six (6) months after graduation.

Traditional Students / Advanced Placement Students
YEAR COHORT GRADUATED Fall Semester Job Placement Spring Semester Job Placement
2020-2021 80% 100%
2019-2020 67% (3 responses, 1 within 9 months due to move) 100%
2018-2019 100% 100%
3-Year Aggregate 82% 100%
LPN To RN Bridge Students​
YEAR COHORT GRADUATED Fall Semester Job Placement Spring Semester Job Placement
2020-2021 100% 100%
2019-2020 100% 100% 
2018-2019 100%  100% 
3-Year Aggregate 100%  100% 

PRACTICAL NURSING (PN) DIPLOMA PROGRAM OUTCOMES

On first attempt will be at 80% as mandated by the Kentucky Board of Nursing or at the national mean depending on which is higher.

Traditional Students / Advanced Placement Students
Year HCC National Mean
2021 N = 23/26; 88.5% 79.60%
2020 N = 32/35; 91% 83.08%
2019 N = 32/32; 100% 85.63%

3-Year Aggregate
N=87/93

94% 82.77%

Goal is 60% of students entering the program will graduate within 150% of program length (4 semesters).

Traditional Students / Advanced Placement Students
Semester Started -
Semester Completed (for 150% program length)
On-Time Completion Rate (3 semesters) 150% Completion Rate (4 semesters)
Fall 2021 - Fall 2022 TBD TBD
Fall 2020 - Fall 2021 74% 74%
Fall 2019 - Fall 2020 83% 83%
Fall 2018 - Fall 2019 73% 77%
3-Year Aggregate
76% 78%

90% of graduates seeking employment will be employed six (6) months after graduation.

Traditional Students​ / Advanced Placement Students
YEAR COHORT GRADUATED Job Placement
July 2020 88%
July 2019 100%
May 2018 100%
Dec 2016 100%
3.5-Year Aggregate 97%