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Associate Degree Nursing

Purpose Statement

The purpose of this Web site is to promote awareness of the Weatherford College nursing programs. You will be provided comprehensive information required for applying to the various nursing programs, and the information needed once you are accepted to the program.

Our goal is to help applicants interested in pursuing a nursing career to be successful. You will find resources to help you study for the entrance exams. We want the application process to be easy, so you will find links to the Weatherford College application and the Allied Health application, along with a checklist of items to be submitted with the Allied Health application.

We want your visit to our Web site to be informative and helpful.

Good luck on your goal to become a nurse!

Accreditation

The Weatherford College Associate Degree Nursing Program is approved by the Texas Board of Nursing (BON). The BON can be reached at 333 Guadalupe, Suite 3-640, Austin TX 78701, phone 512-305-7400.

The Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). ACEN may be reached at 3343 Peachtree RD NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30326, phone 404-975-5000.

The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum plans are approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB).

NCLEX Pass Rates for Graduating Classes

  • Associate Degree Nursing Program
    2016 - 89.43%
    2015 - 82.71%
    2014 - 90.80%
    2013 - 90.54%
    2012 - 90.63%
    2011 - 97.26%
    2010 - 94.12%

Associate Degree Nursing Program Graduate Success Information

The program tracks graduate success for each cohort of students (traditional path and LVN-RN Transition path), the completion rate of each admitted cohort, and the rate of employment in an RN position within six months for each graduated cohort. The program bases the completion rate on the formula used by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) of allowing three years to complete the two-year traditional track, and 18 months to complete the one-year LVN-RN Transition track. 

Cohort listed by
on-time graduation date
Completion Rate Employment rate
May 2017 Traditional Pending Pending
May 2017 Transition Pending Pending
December 2016 Traditional 88% 100%
May 2016 Traditional 95.7% 95.5%
May 2016 Transition 97.5% 100%
December 2015 Traditional 84% 95%
May 2015 Traditional 91% 89%
May 2015 Transition 100% 95%
December 2014 Traditional 85% 100%
May 2014 Traditional 86% 94%
May 2014 Transition 91.6% 97%