The Kentucky State University School of Nursing Associate Degree program and RN-BSN Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing. The Associate Degree Nursing Program Accreditation since 1973 and the RN-BSN Nursing Program since Spring 2006. Effective May 1, 2013 the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission (NLNAC) has changed their title to the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

As of April 20, 2015, the Kentucky Board of Nursing has placed the Associate Degree in Nursing program on Monitoring Status.

Doctor of Nursing Practice Program 

The BSN – DNP Program was awarded Candidacy Status in October 2016 by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).  The Program will receive a Site Visit by ACEN March 7 – 9, 2017, for Initial Accreditation.


Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

Kentucky Board Board of Nursing (KBN)

  • 312 Whittington Pkwy, Suite 300
    Louisville, KY 40222
  • Phone: (502) 429-3300
  • http://kbn.ky.gov/

School of Nursing Membership(s)

Kentucky Council of Associate Degree Nursing Chapter of National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing

  • P.O. Box 3188
    Dublin, OH 43016
  • Phone: (614) 451-1515

Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)
Council on Collegiate Education for Nursing

  • 592 10th St., NW
    Atlanta, GA 30318-5776
  • Phone: (404) 875-9211

    NCLEX Assessment Data

    ADN

    NCLEX-RN Pass Rate

    2016- 70%

    2015- 86%

    2014- 65%

     

    Completion Rate

    46% -2016 Graduates (2014-2016)

    41% -2015 Graduates (2013-2015)

    31%-2014 Graduates (2012-2014)

     

    Job Placement Rate

    2016 -100%

    2015- 100%

    2014- 100%

     

    RN-BSN

    Completion Rate

    2017- 100%

    2016- 89%

    2015-100%

     

    Job Placement/ Transition Rate

    2017- 100%

    2016- 100%

    2015- 100%

     

     

    BSN-DNP

    First cohort graduating in December 2017