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Nursing Program Accreditation

This Nursing Program is approved by:

New Jersey Board of Nursing
124 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ 07101
(973) 504-6430

The Associate Degree Nursing Program at Bergen Community College at the Paramus campus located in Paramus, New Jersey is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE
Suite 1400
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree nursing program has Continuing Accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at https://www.acenursing.org/search-programs/entry/2381/

As per the National Council State Board of Nursing 2019 Licensure Survey, BCC’s nurse education program meets the educational licensing requirements for the following states and the District of Columbia: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia. Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

Nursing Licensure Exam Pass Rates


  • Total number of graduates who took the NCLEX: 88
  • NLCEX Pass Rate: 94.32%
  • Program completion 54.9% (Spring 2023) Pending (Fall 2023)

This may include graduates from previous cycles that are first time test takers.