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

Professional Nursing
Program Outcomes:

NCLEX Pass Rate:
(as reported by TBON)
  • 2023-Traditional Professional Nursing ADN (Traditional & Mobility Tracks): 92.41%
Student Completion Rate:
Traditional Track graduates complete the program within 2 years.

Mobility Track graduates complete the program within 1 year.

RN-to-BSN graduates completing the program within 3 semesters for full-time and 5 semesters for part-time graduates.

  • Traditional Track:
    Fall 2021 cohort, graduated Spring 2023: 67.5%
    Spring 2022 cohort, graduated Fall 2023: 77.19%
  • Mobility Track:
    Fall 2022 cohort, graduated Summer 2023: 75%
  • RN-to-BSN Program:
    Fall 2022 cohort (full-time), graduated Summer 2023: 81.25%
board of nursing logo

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 at Austin Community College at Eastview Campus and Highland Campus located in Austin, Texas, and Round Rock Campus located in Round Rock, Texas, is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
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 at Austin Community College at Eastview Campus located in Austin, Texas is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000, acenursing.org

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree nursing program is Continuing Accreditation. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program on the ACEN website.

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the RN-to-BSN program is Initial Accreditation. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program on the ACEN website.

Map your future in Nursing

Search the Health Sciences Website

Professional Nursing Updates

  • ACC and AFD Celebrate Five Years of Red Angels Partnership

    A new plaque proudly hangs on the walls of ACC’s Health Sciences building at Eastview Campus — celebrating five years of making a difference in the community.

    Read more
  • RN-to-BSN Application Period for Fall 2024 is open

    The RN-to-BSN Program Fall 2024 registration period is open until August 2, 2024. For more information, please visit the RN-to-BSN Application Process page.

    Read more
  • TEAS Testing Requirements for Health Sciences Applicants

    A TEAS Exam score is required to apply to the following programs: Dental Hygiene, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Radiology, 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.

    Read more