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100% Pass Rate
Nursing NCLEX® • Dental Hygiene • Respiratory Therapy
Nursing leaders at the University of Southern Indiana report that all 78 Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students who graduated in May 2023 and took the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX®) in June and July have passed on their first attempt. The NCLEX is an exam required to become a registered nurse (RN), and USI’s 100% pass rate is over 12% above the year-to-date national pass rate of 87.6%, according to second quarter statistics from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN). For more information, see full press release.
In addition to Nursing, the Respiratory Therapy Class of 2023 achieved a 100% pass rate on the NBRC Therapist Multiple Choice (TMC) exam, and the Dental Hygiene Class of 2023 achieved a 100% first attempt pass rate on all four licensure examinations. The achievements of these three rigorous programs underscore USI's commitment to producing skilled and competent healthcare professionals who bolster the local and state workforce.
130+ Areas of Study
Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral Degrees
The University of Southern Indiana is a broad-based institution offering more than 130 areas of study to students interested in bachelors, masters or doctoral programs. A major emphasis at USI is to increase experiential learning opportunities through internships, co-op, study abroad and community engagement. USI is constantly evaluating program options across the campus and the online landscape to meet the needs of prospective and current students. Offerings include programs in fields of business, liberal arts, health professions, science, engineering, and education, and pathways designed for working adults.
Ranked Top 2% Worldwide
Romain College of Business AACSB Accreditation
The Romain College of Business is among only 2% of business schools, globally, to have earned accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) for its Business and Accounting Programs. AACSB accreditation is considered the "gold standard" for business accreditation – the college’s accounting, finance, management, marketing, CIS, and business administration undergraduate majors and Masters of Business Administration program are also all accredited by the AACSB. This accreditation allows Romain College of Business to stay true to the value proposition – leveraging technology in unique ways to build market-leading competencies in a personalized, co-created learning environment.
Top 5 Nationally
Quality Matters (QM) Online Certified Courses
The University of Southern Indiana is a Quality Matters (QM) subscribing institution, and since 2019 University of Southern Indiana has consistently ranked in the top five of institutions nationally for most courses QM-Certified. Every semester, USI Online Learning hosts QM workshops to help faculty become familiar with the review process and rubric. Quality Matters is a faculty-centered, nationally recognized, peer review process that is designed to certify the quality of online courses and online components and uses a scoring system comprised of 8 General Standards and 44 Specific Review Standards facilitate the evaluation.