Professional Nursing


Welcome to the Professional Nursing Department

Nursing combines the art of caring with the science of healthcare for one of the most in-demand, high-growth career tracks in the industry. Graduates are eligible to become registered nurses (RNs), providing and coordinating care for patients in a variety of healthcare settings. Learn more by following the links below, or check out the Professional Nursing FAQ.

Outcomes Overview

ADN Program Outcomes:

NCLEX Pass Rate:
(as reported by TBON)
  • 2019: 93.19%
Student Completion Rate:
(Traditional Track graduates completing the Program within 2.5 years, Mobility Track graduates completing the Program within 2 years)
  • Traditional Track: Spring 2018 cohort, graduated Fall 2019: 83.12%
  • Mobility Track: Fall 2018 cohort, graduated Summer 2019: 82%
Job Placement Rate:
(of those actively seeking employment 6-12 months post-graduation)
Traditional Track:

  • Fall 2017 graduates: 100%
  • Spring 2018 graduates: 100%
  • Fall 2018 graduates: 97.6%

Mobility Track:

  • Summer 2018 graduates: 100%
  • Summer 2019 graduates: 100%
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The RN-to-BSN and Associate Degree Nursing programs are approved by the Texas Board of Nursing
333 Guadalupe St., Suite 3-460
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 305-7400, bon.state.tx.us

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326

The Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000, acenursing.org

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326

The RN-to-BSN Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000, acenursing.org

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Professional Nursing Updates

  • TEAS Testing Requirements for Health Sciences Applicants

    A TEAS Exam score is required to apply to the following programs: Dental Hygiene, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiology, Sonography, and Vocational Nursing.

    If you are not applying to one of the programs above, then you are not required to take the TEAS Exam at this time. Please refer to the Application Process page for your program to see all application requirements.

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  • Pass/Fail Grades and HESI Testing for Associate Degree Nursing Applicants

    In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on classes, Austin Community College will offer a Pass/No Pass option for students who enrolled in the Spring 2020 semester.

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  • Anatomy and Physiology I Assessment Testing Suspended for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Registration

    Due to COVID-19 and in response to ACC campuses limiting access to essential personnel only, the A&P I Assessment Test has been suspended for the remainder of the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 registration periods.

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