2013 MNU Nursing Students Achieved 92.98% NCLEX Pass Rate

OLATHE, KAN, -- MidAmerica Nazarene University’s School of Nursing and Health Science announced that their 2013 Bachelor of Science in nursing graduates achieved a 92.98% pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX). Of the 36 nursing programs in Kansas, MNU ranks sixth in terms of the highest scores. For the fourth year in a row, MNU graduates have exceeded the national NCLEX pass rate, and have exceeded the Kansas pass rate for five years.

The exam helps ensure public protection by measuring the competencies needed to perform safely and effectively as a newly licensed, entry-level nurse.

MidAmerica Nazarene University is a comprehensive, private, Christian, liberal arts university of more than 1850 students in Olathe, Kansas. The School of Nursing and Health Science offers an accelerated Master of Science in Nursing and the Bachelor of Science in Nursing in the following formats: an RN to BSN, an Accelerated BSN and a traditional BSN program. MNU’s main campus is located on 105 acres in Olathe, Kan. Select nursing programs are also offered online. Additional on-site locations include Liberty, Mo., and North Kansas City Hospital.

MNU is the proud recipient of five consecutive years of funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s New Careers in Nursing scholarship program. The scholarship exists to encourage students into the nursing field and promote diversity. MNU is one of 52 select institutions nationwide to receive the funding.

More information on nursing education at MNU may be found at www.mnu.edu/nursing.

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ABOUT MNU MidAmerica Nazarene University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university founded in 1966. Offering 40 traditional undergraduate majors, the university is also known for its accelerated professional and graduate programs, including undergraduate degrees in management and nursing and graduate degrees in business, education, nursing, and counseling, and postgraduate certificates. Online offerings include classes in education, nursing and associate’s-level studies. Study abroad as well as service-learning experiences are encouraged through MNU’s Go Global, MNU Europe, and ServiceCorps programs. The campus is located on 105 acres in Olathe, Kan., and operates a location in Liberty, Mo., for professional and graduate programs. More information may be found at www.mnu.edu.

MNU facts: •MNU enrolls more than 1850 students •MNU has offered innovative, accelerated adult degree completion and graduate programs since 1987. •The yearly economic impact of the University is more than $50 million, not including expenditures by students and campus visitors.

General MNU Information: www.mnu.edu Map and Location: http://www.mnu.edu/about/locations

MNU facts: •MNU enrolls more than 1850 students •MNU is home to Bell Cultural Events Center, Olathe’s premier venue for the fine arts. •The yearly economic impact of the University is more than $50 million, not including expenditures by students and campus visitors.

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