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Applications 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 PDF | PPT | XLS | JPG
  • 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 PDF | PPT | XLS | JPG
  • Percentage of Programs with Unfilled Openings by Program Type, Fall 2012 PDF | PPT | XLS | JPG
  • 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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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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  • Main Obstacle to Filling All Available Spots for Student Admissions by Program Type, 2010
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  • Percentage of Programs with Unfilled Spots due to Lack of Qualified Students by Program Type, 2010
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  • Percentage of Programs with Unfilled Spots due to Lack of Affordability by Program Type, 2010
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  • Selectivity Level of Basic RN Programs by Program Type: 2006 to 2010
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  • Selectivity Level of Basic RN Programs by Program Type, 2009-10
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  • Selectivity Level of Basic RN Programs by Program Type: 2006 to 2010
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  • Percentage of Programs that are Highly Selective by Program Type, 2009-10
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  • Average Yield Rate of Nursing Programs by Program Type, 2009-10
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  • Average Yield Rate and Selectivity Rate of Basic RN Programs: 1992 to 1995 and 2003 to 2010
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2008 - 2009


  • Disposition of Applications to Basic RN Programs, 2008-09
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  • Disposition of Applications to Basic RN Programs by Program Type, 2008-09
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  • Percentage of Programs that Turned Away Qualified Applicants by Program Type, Fall 2009
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  • Percentage of Programs that Turned Away Qualified Applicants by Program Type: 2008 and 2009
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  • 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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  • Disposition of Applications to Basic RN Programs based in Historically Black Colleges by Program Type, 2008-09
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  • Disposition of Applications to Basic RN Programs based in Historically Black Colleges, 2008-09
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2007 - 2008


  • Number of Applications Submitted to Basic RN Programs: 1976 to 1982, 1991 to 1995, and 2003 to 2008
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  • Disposition of Applications to Basic RN Programs, 2007-08
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  • Disposition of Applications to Basic RN Programs by Program Type, 2007-08,
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  • Percentage of Programs that Turned Away Qualified Applicants by Program Type, Fall 2008,
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  • Selectivity of Basic RN Programs by Program Type: 2007-08,
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  • Percentage of Programs that are Highly Selective by Program Type, 2008,
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  • Average Yield Rate and Selectivity Rate of Basic RN Programs: 1981 to 1982, 1991 to 1995, and 2003 to 2008,
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  • Selectivity of Basic RN Programs by Program Type: 2006 to 2008,
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  • Percentage of Applications for Admission Accepted, Not Accepted, and Waitlisted by Program Type, 2008,
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2006 - 2007


  • Number of Applications Submitted to Basic RN Programs: 1975 to 1982, 1991 to 1995, and 2003 to 2007,
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  • Disposition of Applications to Basic RN Programs, 2006-07,
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  • Disposition of Applications to Basic RN Programs by Program Type, 2005-06,
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  • Selectivity Level of Basic RN Programs by Program Type, 2006-07,
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  • Average Yield Rate of Basic RN Programs and Number of Applications Submitted: 1980 to 1982, 1991 to 1995, and 2003 to 2007,
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  • Percentage of Applications for Admission Accepted, Not Accepted, and Waitlisted by Program Type, 2007,
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2005 - 2006


  • Associate Degree Programs as a Percentage of All Basic RN Programs and Associate Degree Graduations as a Percentage of All Basic RN Graduations: 1986-87 to 1994-95 and 2002-03 to 2005-06,
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  • Number of Applications Submitted to Basic RN Programs: 1974 to 1982, 1991 to 1995, and 2003 to 2006,
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  • Disposition of Applications to Basic RN Programs, 2005-06,
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  • Disposition of Applications to Basic RN Programs by Program Type, 2005-06,
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  • Selectivity Level of Basic RN Programs by Program Type, 2005-06,
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  • Average Yield Rate of Basic RN Programs and Number of Applications Submitted: 1980 to 1982, 1991 to 1995, and 2003-2006,
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