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School of Nursing at NMSU

Our dynamic undergraduate and graduate programs provide a wide variety of options for the beginning and advanced nursing student. Over the past 10 years, our programs have expanded and changed to offer more degree plans in both the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as the delivery of many of our courses now fully online. Our geographical location along the United States Mexico Border and our diverse student population provides all students with outstanding clinical experiences-acute care and community based.

CCNE-SealThe baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificates at New Mexico State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

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NMSU School of Nursing Celebrates Outstanding NCLEX Pass Rates


The New Mexico State University School of Nursing is proud to announce the exceptional achievements of its Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) graduates. The first-time NCLEX pass rates for 2023 reached 82.5% with overall pass rate of 98.5%. First-time pass rates in the first quarter of 2024 soared to an outstanding 98.6%. These remarkable results reflect the dedication and hard work of our students, as well as the unwavering commitment of our faculty and staff. The significant increase in pass rates showcases the effectiveness of the school's rigorous BSN program and the comprehensive support provided to our students.


The NMSU School of Nursing is committed to providing high-quality nursing education to prepare students for a successful career in healthcare. Our programs are designed to foster critical thinking, clinical judgement, and a commitment to lifelong learning. We are dedicated to improving healthcare outcomes by educating compassionate, practice-ready nurses who are prepared to serve diverse populations.  More information on our BSN program can be found here.

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