Exam Statistics & Publications
The NCLEX Pass Rate sheets below provide data on performance on the NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN examinations for multiple categories of candidates.
NCLEX fact sheets provide volume and pass rate data on the NCLEX-PN and NCLEX-RN examinations.
This subscription service is a semi-annual or annual, comparative review of a program's performance that is designed to help educators and administrators identify their program's areas of strength and weakness. Jurisdictional and national rankings are used to describe the program's strengths and weakness regarding: client needs, the nursing process, categories of human functioning and health alterations, the wellness-illness continuum, the stages of maturity and stress-adaptation-coping. Program-specific information is reported provided at least 10 first-time candidates tested within the six-month reporting period. Candidate-specific information is not available.
Canadian nursing education programs can now begin registering for the NCLEX Program Reports on the Mountain Measurement website. Programs can also find detailed information on NCLEX program report subscription cost and general information on the NCLEX program reports on the Mountain Measurement website.
This annual publication provides nurse licensure activity data for NCSBN's 59 U.S. Member Boards as well as NCLEX statistics by country and state.
NCSBN performs job (practice) analysis studies every three years. These studies are used as the basis for the development of the NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN test plans. Watch the NCLEX Webinar on Scope of Practice, Practice Analysis and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (English and French).
Publication topics include: NCLEX Test Plans, Candidate Bulletins, nursing comparison studies, English proficiency tests, standard setting reports, readability studies, reliability & validity studies and other examination research.
The NCLEX Communiqué provides up-to-date information about the Canadian transition to the NCLEX-RN.