Board Approved prelicensure nursing programs and their locations in Massachusetts
For information on the approval status of all Board approved nursing programs, see our table of Approved Registered Nurse & Practical Nurse Programs 08/31/2023 (PDF) | (DOC)
Find an accredited nursing program
The Board of Registration in Nursing approves prelicensure nursing education programs. In order to be eligible for the NCLEX, you must have graduated from a Board approved nursing program.
The following reports provide information about how graduates of Board Approved pre-licensure nursing programs perform on the NCLEX -RN and NCLEX-PN.
Registered Nurse reports
- Percent of First-time RN Licensure Candidates Educated in Massachusetts Regardless of State of Initial Licensure (PDF) | (XLSX)
Practical Nurse reports
- Percent Passing of First-time Practical Nurse Candidates Educated in Massachusetts Regardless of State of Initial Licensure (PDF) | (XLSX)
NCLEX quarterly summary statistics
Admissions, graduations, & enrollments
The following reports provide information about Board approved pre-licensure nursing program statistics on admissions, graduates, and enrollment numbers.