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Admissions to Nursing Programs

  • Disposition of Applications to Basic RN Programs, Fall 2012
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  • Disposition of Applications to Basic RN Programs by Program Type, Fall 2012
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  • Percentage of Programs that Turned Away Qualified Applicants by Program Type, Fall 2012
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  • Percentage of Programs that Turned Away Qualified Applicants by Program Type: 2009 to 2012
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  • Percentage of Qualified Applications that were Rejected by Program Type, 2012
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  • Percentage of Qualified Applications that were Rejected by Program Type: 2010 to 2012
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  • Main Obstacle to Expanding Capacity by Program Type, 2012
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  • Main Obstacle to Expanding Capacity of Prelicensure RN Programs, 2012
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  • Lack of Faculty is Main Obstacle to Expanding Capacity, 2012
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  • Lack of Clinical Placements is Main Obstacle to Expanding Capacity by Program Type: 2008 to 2012
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  • Lack of Faculty is Main Obstacle to Expanding Capacity by Program Type: 2008 to 2012
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  • Percentage of Programs with Unfilled Openings by Program Type, Fall 2012
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  • Selectivity Level of Basic RN Programs by Program Type: 2006 to 2012
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  • Selectivity Level of Basic RN Programs by Program Type, 2012
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  • Percentage of Programs that are Highly Selective by Program Type, Fall 2012
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  • Average Yield Rate of Nursing Programs by Program Type, Fall 2012
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  • Average Yield Rate and Selectivity Rate of Basic RN Programs: 1993 to 1994 and 2003 to 2012
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  • Percentage of Programs with Unfilled Openings by Program Type and Urban-Rural Location, Fall 2012
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  • Percentage of Programs that Turned Away Qualified Applicants by Program Type and Urban-Rural Location, Fall 2012
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  • Percentage of Programs that are Highly Selective by Program Type and Urban-Rural Location, Fall 2012
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2010 - 2011

  • Disposition of Applications to Basic RN Programs, Fall 2011
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  • Disposition of Applications to Basic RN Programs by Program Type, Fall 2011
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  • Percentage of Programs that Turned Away Qualified Applicants by Program Type, Fall 2011
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  • Percentage of Programs that Turned Away Qualified Applicants by Program Type: 2009 to 2011
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  • Percentage of Qualified Applications that were Rejected by Program Type, Fall 2011
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  • Main Obstacle to Expanding Admissions by Program Type, 2011
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  • Main Obstacle to Expanding Admissions to Prelicensure RN Programs, 2011
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  • Lack of Faculty is Main Obstacle to Expanding Admissions, 2011
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  • Percentage of Programs with Unfilled Openings by Program Type, Fall 2011
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  • Main Obstacle to Filling All Available Spots for Student Admissions by Program Type, 2011
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  • Percentage of Programs with Unfilled Spots Due to a Lack of Qualified Students by Program Type, 2011
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  • Percentage of Programs with Unfilled Spots Due to Lack of Affordability by Program Type, 2011
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  • Reason that Program was Unable to Fill All Spots by Program Type, 2011
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  • Selectivity Level of Basic RN Programs by Program Type: 2006 to 2011
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  • Selectivity Level of Basic RN Programs by Program Type, Fall 2011
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  • Percentage of Programs that are Highly Selective by Program Type, Fall 2011
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  • Average Yield Rate of Nursing Programs by Program Type, Fall 2011
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  • Average Yield Rate and Selectivity Rate of Basic RN Programs: 1993 to 1995 and 2003 to 2011
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2009 - 2010

  • Disposition of Applications to Basic RN Programs, 2009-10
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  • Disposition of Applications to Basic RN Programs by Program Type, 2009-10
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  • Percentage of Programs that Turned Away Qualified Applicants by Program Type, Fall 2010
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  • Percentage of Programs that Turned Away Qualified Applicants by Program Type: 2008 to 2010
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  • Percentage of Qualified Applications that were Rejected by Program Type, Fall 2010
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  • Main Obstacle to Expanding Admissions by Program Type, Fall 2010
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  • Main Obstacle to Expanding Admissions to Prelicensure RN Programs, Fall 2010
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  • Lack of Faculty is Main Obstacle to Expanding Admissions, Fall 2010
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  • Percentage of Programs with Unfilled Openings by Program Type, 2009-10
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2008 - 2009

  • Percentage of Programs that are Highly Selective by Program Type, 2009
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  • Selectivity Level of Basic RN Programs by Program Type, 2007 to 2009
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  • Selectivity Level of Basic RN Programs by Program Type, 2008-09
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  • Average Yield Rate of Nursing Programs by Program Type: 2008-09
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  • Average Yield Rate and Selectivity Rate of Basic RN Programs: 1991 to 1995 and 2003 to 2009
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2007 - 2008

  • Annual Admissions to Basic RN Programs: 1977-78 to 1994-95 and 2002-03 to 2007-08
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  • Annual Admissions to Basic RN Programs by Program Type: 1982-83 to 1994-95 and 2002-03 to 2007-08
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  • Annual Admissions to Basic RN Programs and Percentage Change from Previous Year by Program Type: 1985-86 to 1994-95 and 2002-03 to 2007-08
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2006 - 2007

  • Annual Admissions to Basic RN Programs: 1976-77 to 1994-95 and 2002-03 to 2006-07
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  • Annual Admissions to Basic RN Programs by Program Type: 1981-82 to 1994-95 and 2002-03 to 2006-07
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  • Annual Admissions to Basic RN Programs and Percentage Change from Previous Year by Program Type: 1984-85 to 1994-95 and 2002-03 to 2006-07
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2005 - 2006

  • Annual Admissions to Basic RN Programs: 1975-76 to 1994-95 and 2002-03 to 2005-06
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  • Annual Admissions to Basic RN Programs by Program Type: 1980-81 to 1994-95 and 2002-03 to 2005-06
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