Organization Ranks University’s BSN, LVN to BSN Programs No. 8 in the State
October 04, 2022

Stanislaus State’s School of Nursing programs rank among the Top 10 in California for 2023, according to 

The organization, which promotes excellence in nursing by providing future and current nurses with education and employment resources, ranked Stan State’s nursing program No. 8 in California.  

Nursing programs were assessed on several factors that represent how well a program supports students towards licensure and beyond. analyzed past and present first-time National Council Licensure Examination for registered nurses (NCLEX-RN) exam “pass-rates,” weighted by year. The NCLEX-RN exam is used by all nursing state boards across the United States to help assess a student’s competency and is required for licensure. 

“Stanislaus State is widely renowned for the strength of its nursing program, which is tailored to the fast-paced career track that many nurses require,” according to the announcement by “Numerous pathways, including a pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, a licensed vocational nurse (LVN) to BSN and more, help students meet their nursing career goals. Successful graduates pass the state's NCLEX-RN exam and find meaningful work in patient care.” 

The organization issued Stan State a score of 98.28 of 100 for its BSN and LVN to BSN programs.  

Stanislaus State’s School of Nursing continues to earn recognition for its programs and successful student outcomes. Last June, Nursing Schools Almanac named Stan State among the best schools in California in their 2022 Nursing Schools Rankings report. In September, U.S. News & World Report ranked Stan State’s undergraduate nursing programs No. 293 in the nation, leaping 39 slots from the previous year.