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Consumer Disclosure Statement for Mercy School of Nursing

Completion Rates: There were no first-time, full-time students (students with no previous college credits) enrolled in the 2010-11 academic year. Of all students who enrolled in the 2010-11 academic year, 79 percent completed the program. 

Program Satisfaction: The graduates of 2012-13 rated their satisfaction with the program as 4.87 on a scale of 1 to 5 (with 5 being the highest level and 1 being the lowest level).

NCLEX-RN Success Rates: Graduates must successfully complete the nurse licensing exam (NCLEX-RN) to become a Registered Nurse. The success rates of Mercy graduates who took the test for the first time were:
2006 – 100%; 2007 – 93%; 2008 – 95%; 2009 – 100%; 2010 – 99%; 2011 – 100%; 2012 – 94%; 2013 – 99%

Employment: Eighty-two percent of 2012 qualified graduates secured nursing positions within six months following graduation.

Accreditation: Mercy School of Nursing is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Nursing Education (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Rd, NE, Ste. 850, Atlanta, GA 30326 Ph. 404-975-5000.

Approval: Mercy School of Nursing is approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing, P. O. Box 2129, Raleigh, NC, 27602-2129. Ph. 919-782-3211.

The following disclosure information is available from the school by request. Please call 704-512-2010.

Campus Security Report: Available annually by October 1 – Includes statistics for the three most recent calendar years.

Available Financial Assistance: Includes information about the Federal Direct Loan program, Pell grants and scholarships. All financial aid questions should be directed to the office of Business and Financial Aid (704-512-2018).

Institutional Information: The school catalog containing complete institutional information is available online (PDF). A catalog/handbook is provided for each student during orientation.

Application Deadlines

Applications must be postmarked by the deadline as posted.

July 1 – Spring (January) Admission (transcripts and TEAS scores due by Sept. 1)
October 1 – Summer (May) Admission (transcripts and TEAS scores due by Dec. 1)
December 1 – Fall (August) Admission (transcripts and TEAS scores due by Feb. 1)

Applicants are notified of decisions within 75 days after the deadline.


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