NCLEX Program Reports

The NCLEX Program Report subscription provides information about first-time graduates testing between April 1 and March 31 of each year and  a comparative review of a program's performance that is designed to help educators and administrators identify their program's areas of strength and weakness. Seven different editions of the NCLEX Program Reports are published each year:

Edition Approximate U.S. Release Date Approximate Canada Release Date Graduates Testing Between
Edition

Annual

Approximate U.S. Release Date

May 8

Approximate Canada Release Date

May 15

Graduates Testing Between

Apr 1–Mar 31

Edition

Semi-Annual Fall

Approximate U.S. Release Date

Nov 1

Approximate Canada Release Date

Nov 8

Graduates Testing Between

Apr 1–Sept 30

Edition

Semi-Annual Spring

Approximate U.S. Release Date

May 1

Approximate Canada Release Date

May 8

Graduates Testing Between

Oct 1–Mar 31

Edition

Q2

Approximate U.S. Release Date

Aug 1

Approximate Canada Release Date

Aug 8

Graduates Testing Between

Apr 1–Jun 30

Edition

Q3

Approximate U.S. Release Date

Nov 15

Approximate Canada Release Date

Nov 22

Graduates Testing Between

Jul 1–Sept 30

Edition

Q4

Approximate U.S. Release Date

Feb 1

Approximate Canada Release Date

Feb 8

Graduates Testing Between

Oct 1–Dec 31

Edition

Q1

Approximate U.S. Release Date

May 15

Approximate Canada Release Date

May 22

Graduates Testing Between

Jan 1–Mar 31

Content of the NCLEX Program Report

Each edition of the NCLEX Program Report contains several tables and charts that document how the graduates from a particular nursing program rank compared to the graduates of:

  • other programs in the same jurisdiction;
  • other similar programs (Associate, Baccalaureate, and Diploma) nationwide; and
  • other programs nationwide.

Report Type Page Content Table Content
Report Type

RN

Page Content

51 Pages

Table Content

25+ tables

Report Type

PN

Page Content

43 Pages

Table Content

25+ tables

Rankings

  • NCLEX Test Plan
  • 5 phases of the Nursing Process
  • 8 categories of Human Functioning
  • 10 categories of Health Alterations
  • 4 areas of the Wellness/Illness Continuum
  • 6 stages of maturity
  • 4 aspects of Stress, Adaptation and Coping

NCLEX Program Report Pricing

Number of editions ordered Cost: NCLEX-RN Cost: NCLEX-PN
Number of editions ordered

2*

Cost: NCLEX-RN

$350 USD

Cost: NCLEX-PN

$225 USD

Number of editions ordered

Each additional edition

Cost: NCLEX-RN

$175 USD

Cost: NCLEX-PN

$112.50 USD

*The minimum order requirement is two editions per reporting year, per nursing program

Please note that programs must have a minimum of 10 students testing during the reporting period in order to receive full data. Programs with fewer than ten students testing during a reporting period will see some missing data in their corresponding report editions.

To order NCLEX Program Reports and for more information, please visit NCLEX Program Reports.