Accreditation and Licensure
Simmons is accredited by the Commission for Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Simmons University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
Graduates of the School of Nursing programs routinely perform well on licensing/certification exams.
NCLEX-RN Licensure Exam First Time Pass Rate 2017
|Simmons Program||Baccalaureate||Direct Entry||National||Massachusetts|
|Bachelor of Science in Nursing||94%||89%||87.1%||86%|
NCLEX-RN Licensure Exam First Time Pass Rate 2018, Simmons
|2018 First Quarter||95%||100%|
|2018 Second Quarter||100%||100%|
FNP Certification Exam First Time Pass Rate 2017
Students take the ANCC or AANP certification exam.
|Master of Science in Nursing||94.2%||80%|