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Practical Nursing - Program Outcomes

Expected Level of Achievement

Student Achievement Outcome Data

Graduates will meet or exceed the national and state pass rate on the NCLEX-PN licensure examination

2020 first time pass rate : 73.91% (PN), NYS-75.25%, and National -84.14% 

60% of students admitted to the SUNY Canton PN program and enrolled full time in nursing courses will complete the program within 150% of the prescribed time.

2019: 74% of full-time students taking LPNC 101 for the first time in the given fall semester completed the program within 1.5 years


90% of graduates will express satisfaction with the nursing program.

2020: 100% of graduates indicate they have met program SLOs; 96.7% rated overall program satisfaction as very satisfied or satisfied


90% of graduates will be employed as a licensed practical nurse within six months of graduation.

2020 graduates: 100% of graduates who are licensed nurses are employed as an LPN

90% of employers will express satisfaction with graduate's performance.

2020 graduates: 97.2% of employers are very satisfied or satisfied with graduate's performance.


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