Graduate Success

NVCC nursing program graduates have maintained NCLEX-RN® (licensure) first time pass rates above national averages, most recently 96% for the Class of 2016.


National Statistics: National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc., NCLEX-RN (2016). NCLEX Pass Rate Statistics. NVCC data reflects 12 month period April 30 through May 1. 


Students who complete program within six semesters after enrolling in first nursing course.

Program Approval & Accreditation

The NVCC nursing program is approved by the Connecticut State Board of Examiners for Nursing with the consent of the Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Public Health and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Phone: (404) 975-5000
Fax: (404) 975-5020

Associate Dean for Health Sciences & Director of Nursing
Carol Gabriele
203-596-8734 (p)
Room: F111