Performance Data

NC Board of Nursing NCLEX First Time Testing Pass Rates

2015 2016 2017 3-Year Average
2015-2017
 ECC Associate Degree Nursing (NCLEX-RN) 83% 83% 78% 81%
 NC Associate Degree Pass Rate 90% 90% 91% 89%
 US Associate Degree Pass Rate 82% 82% 84% 80%
2015 2016 2017 3-Year Average
2015-2017
ECC Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN) 100% 100% 100% 100%
NC Diploma-PN Pass Rate 91% 92% 94% 92%
US Diploma PN Pass Rate 82% 84% 84% 83%

Nursing Program Retention Rates

Associate Degree Nursing Program 2013-2015 2014-2016 2015-2017
Retention (5 semesters) 51% 44% 59%
Associate Degree Nursing – Advanced Placement 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Retention (4 semesters) 83% NA NA
Retention (3 semesters) NA 47% 39%
Practical Nursing Program 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Retention 67% 63% 80%

Graduate Rate of Employment

Excluding those returning to school.

Program 2015 2016 2017
Associate Degree Nursing 97% 100% had job offer before graduation 100% had job offer before graduation
Practical Nursing Program 100%  92% 92%