The nursing program at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has been ranked No. 1 in the state and No. 6 in the nation when it comes to NCLEX-RN pass rates.
The rankings, which compared over 1,000 nursing programs across the country, were recently released by RNCareers.org. According to the site, MGCCC currently has a 99.20 pass rate.
MGCCC was also listed as the No. 7 most affordable nursing program for 2023 by EDUMED.
“We are excited to be recognized and ranked at the state and national levels by these two organizations,” said Dr. Joan Hendrix, associate vice president of Nursing and Health Professions. “Our instructors uphold rigorous standards, including a robust and dynamic curriculum that prepares students for the current healthcare challenges experienced by so many workers over the last few years. We are proud of the outstanding programs we offer here at Gulf Coast in the School of Nursing and Health Professions.”
MGCCC’s associate degree in nursing program has 403 students and is offered at The Bryant Center at Tradition. To learn more about the ADN program at MGCCC, click here.