VUSN Exam Rates

First Time Pass Rates by Specialty

First Time Pass RatINGS

Advance Practice Certification Designation Certification Body Level 2017 2018 2019
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care NP ANCC MSN 97% 100%  98%
    PMC   * 100% 100%
  AACN MSN 100%    * N/A
Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP ANCC MSN 90% 97% 90%
    PMC N/A  N/A  100%
  AANP MSN  80% 100% 80%
    PMC 100%  * N/A

Emergency NP

AANP MSN 89% 90% 100%
    PMC 100%  100% 100%
Family NP ANCC MSN  100% 100% 100%
    PMC     * 100% 100%
  AANP MSN  88% 86% 92%
    PMC 100% 100% 100%
Neonatal NP NCC MSN 96% N/A 100%
    PMC N/A N/A 100%
Nurse-Midwifery AMCB MSN & PMC 100% 100% 95%
Pediatric Acute Care NP PNCB MSN 80% ** 89% **88%
    PMC 67% ** 89% **88%
Pediatric Primary Care NP PNCB MSN 90% 94% 87%
    PMC    *    * 100%
Psychiatric-Mental Health NP (across life span) ANCC MSN 96% 100% 100%
    PMC     * 100% 100%
Women’s Health NP NCC MSN 100% 90% 100%
    PMC     * 100% 100%

*  Too few to report
** Results are a combination of MSN/PMC

National Council on Licensure Exam (NCLEX-RN)

First Time Pass RatINGS

2017 2018 2019
97% 93% 97% (unofficial)