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Accreditation & Approval

The Practical Nursing Program at Albuquerque Public Schools at the Career Enrichment Center located in Albuquerque, New Mexico is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000
www.acenursing.org

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Practical Nursing Program is Continuing Accreditation.

Accreditation Status

Year of Initial Accreditation:  December 1983

Last Evaluation Visit:  February 24-26, 2015

Most Recent Action:  Continuing Accreditation

Next Evaluation Visit:  Spring 2023

New Mexico State Board of Nursing Approval

New Mexico Board of Nursing: Approved
New Mexico State Board of Nursing
6301 Indian School Rd NE Suite 710
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 841-8340
www.bon.state.nm.us

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates

Career Enrichment Centers Practical Nursing NCLEX Pass Rates for first time test takers:

Year / Percentage

2009:  100%

2010:  95.83%

2011:  100%

2012:  100%

2013:  96.15%

2014:  100%

2015:  96.43%

2016:  100%

2017:  90%

2018:  88%

2019:  96%

Retention Rates

Retention rates (%) based on number of enrolled students at the beginning of the 1st 6 weeks and the number of graduates at the end of the 5 semester program. :

Year Retention rate %
Class of 2014

38%

Class of 2015 56%
Class of 2016 50%
Class of 2017 37%
Class of 2018 68%
Class of 2019 69%
Class of 2020 50%