The baccalaureate degree in nursing at the University of South Dakota is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, D.C. 20001, 202-887-6791.

State Board of Nursing Approval

Both the four-year B.S.N. and the R.N.-B.S.N. tracks in the Bachelor of Science in nursing program are approved by the South Dakota Board of Nursing.

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Student Achievement Outcome Data

The following table shows the NCLEX-R.N. National Certification Exam first-time pass rates for the USD B.S.N. program.

Calendar Year Number of First Time Test Takers Number of First Time Test Takers Passed Percentage Passed of First Time Test Takers
2015 55 47 85.45%
2016 142 126 88.73%
2017 129 120 93.02%
2018 119 108 90.76%