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Columbia MD, 21044
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Laurel, MD 20707
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By the Numbers: Top Nurses

Nursing students at HCC.HCC’s nursing program is one of the largest in Maryland and is consistently ranked as one of the top nursing programs in the state, with graduates earning higher scores on licensure exams than the state average. Graduates from the nursing program can immediately sit for the Registered Nurse (R.N.) national licensure examination.

1970: Howard Community College opens its doors

1972: HCC introduces a nursing program

1974: First nursing cohort graduates

14 months: Amount of time to complete accelerated nursing program

11 months: Amount of time to complete the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) certificate program.

Associate of Arts Degree in Nursing Program

Graduates' success on licensure exam (NCLEX-RN) 2019:

79.52%: Required minimum Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON) pass rate for NCLEX-RN

88.54%: State average for MBON pass rate for NCLEX-RN

93.98%: Howard Community College pass rate for NCLEX-RN

Practical Nursing Certificate

Graduates’ success on licensure exam (NCLEX-PN) 2019:

98.4%: Required minimum Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON) pass rate for NCLEX-PN

76.94%: State average for MBON pass rate for NCLEX-PN

100%: Howard Community College pass rate for NCLEX-PN

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