University Catalogue

National League for Nursing


Any enrolled or entering student who meets the present criteria may gain credit in selected nursing courses by completing approved proficiency examinations provided by the National League for Nursing. Proficiency exams are given on national test dates and are designed to offer credit for knowledge obtained as part of the enrollment and completion of a Licensed Practical Nurse Program. A non-refundable administrative fee is assessed for each exam.


Proficiency examinations currently approved are listed below. Further information can be obtained from the Director of Testing.

NLN Exam Course and Number Acceptable Score
Nursing Acceleration Challenge Exam (NACE) I: Foundations of Nursing1 NURS 371 75%
RN Achievement Exam - Physical Assessment1 NURS 314 75%


1For Currently Licensed Practical Nurses