BROOKINGS – South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing had three classes post a perfect 100 percent in the National Council Licensure Examination.
The college’s Brookings site spring 2019 graduates went 66 for 66 and 44 of those students passed in the minimum 75 questions. The standard class graduates at the Sioux Falls site went 31-31 while its accelerated cohort was 33-33. The Rapid City site had 27 of its 29 students pass on the first attempt.
“I want to congratulate our students for their efforts but also recognize our faculty and clinical partners in helping the students achieve these outstanding NCLEX scores,” said Mary Anne Krogh ’85/’11 Ph.D., dean of the College of Nursing. “South Dakota State has a long history of strong pass rates, but this year’s performance was exceptional.”