Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) Student Achievement Outcome Data and Accreditation Statement

Graduates’ success on licensure The program’s most recent annual licensure examination pass
rate for all first-time test-takers during the same 12-month period:

Academic Year National Average SFSC
2018-2019 89.58% 94.59%
2017-2018 88.29% 88.57%
2016-2017 81.68% 100%


Students’ completion of the nursing program The percentage of SFSC Generic Nursing
students who complete the program, within 150% of the program length:

Academic Year of Entry SFSC
2016-2019 77.78%
2015-2018 86.11%
2014-2017 85.71%
Total 82.76%


Graduates obtaining a job The percentage of SFSC Generic RN graduates who obtain a job
within nine months of graduation:

Academic Year SFSC
2018-2019 100%
2017-2018 100%
2016-2017 100%


The associate degree nursing program at South Florida State College at the Highlands Campus located in Avon Park, Florida is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the associate degree nursing program is continuing accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at