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Oklahoma City University’s Kramer School of Nursing Achieves Record-Setting Pass Rates

Oklahoma City University’s Kramer School of Nursing achieved its highest-ever marks on results for the national licensure exam for registered nurses which were released this week.

OCU’s 2010 graduates of the Traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing program achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the NCLEX-RN exam on their first attempt. The pass rate for all nursing graduates from OCU on their first attempt is 98.3 percent for 2010. The Kramer School of Nursing boasts a 97 percent pass rate for its three-year average.

“This is a tremendous achievement,” said Kramer School of Nursing Dean Marvel Williamson. “The NCLEX-RN pass rate is the most commonly used, universal measure of the quality of a nursing school and demonstrates the ability of a school to prepare its students for their careers.”

Williamson noted that the pass rate statewide remained steady in Oklahoma despite a decrease in the national average in part because of the exemplary performance by OCU nursing graduates.

For more information about OCU’s Kramer School of Nursing visit www.okcu.edu/nursing.