Northwest Florida State College Nursing Continues to Improve in State Rankings

NICEVILLE, FL – The Northwest Florida State College Nursing program was recently ranked eighth among all Florida college and university nursing programs by This ranking is based on an analysis of past and present pass rates of the NCLEX-RN, a national exam used to assess competency of registered nursing students that is required for licensure. ranked the top 50 Nursing Programs by percentage of graduates who pass the exam and the average of pass rates across varying years of the program. The State of Florida has more than 150 nursing programs.

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Under the direction of Dr. Charlotte Kuss and exceptional faculty, NWF State College’s Nursing Program entered’s top 10 last year as the ninth ranked program and was previously ranked 15th in 2018.

“The nursing faculty and staff at NWF State College are second to none,” said Dr. Devin Stephenson, president. “We strive to show that the best is our standard and this achievement demonstrates our commitment to continuous excellence.”

For more information about this designation or the nursing program at NWF State College, please contact Northwest Florida State College Nursing at 850-729-6400.

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