About Board approved prelicensure nursing programs

Board approved nursing programs, statistics, and first time pass rates on NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN.

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 02/08/2023 (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.

NCLEX statistics

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

Practical Nurse reports

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.

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