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Consumer Information

Occupation:  Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing prepares students to enter the occupation of Registered Nurse.  The U.S. Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification Code of Registered Nursing is 29-1141.00

For more information on the occupational profile, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s website.

Job Placement Rates:  For the graduating class of 2019, the most recent class surveyed, 79 students graduated.  Of those 79 students, 51 responded to our Graduate Survey.  Of those, 96% were employed as a nurse.

Program Length:  Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing Day Division is two years in length, encompassing five semesters.  

2021 Graduate Numbers: 101 students graduated from the Day Division
9 students gradauted from the Weekend/Evening Divsion

Completion Statistics:  The following statistics are the most recently completed academic year which information is available - 2021

  • Day Division 150% of time completion rate: 69%
  • Weekend/Eveing Division 150% of time completion rate:  65%
‚ÄčTuition and Fees:  For Tuition and Fees information please refer to the Tuition and Fees page.  Any questions, please contact our Bursar at 508-941-7047.


Median Loan Debt:  The U.S. Department of Education requires that a Title IV institution provide prospective students with information regarding median loan debt incurred by student who complete the program.  The following figures relate to the most recent reporting year of 2018-2019:

  • For Title IV (Federal) Loans, the median loan debt is $10,498
  • For private educational loans, the median loan debt is $0
  • For institutional finance (payment) plans, the median loan debt is $746.

Educational Effectiveness:  One standard that Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing uses to measure the achievements of its educational program is the success rate of its graduates who sit for the NCLEX examination.  Our 2020 pass rate for first time test takers was 91% and our five year average is 89.4%.  This is above the national and state percentage for Diploma, Associates and Baccalaureate nursing programs.

Customer Satisfaction:  Graduates receive a Graduate Follow-Up Survey 6-12 months after graduation  Of the students who responded to the 2019 survey, 98% reported they were "very satisfied" or "satisfied" with the education provided by BHSON.  Of those who responded, 94% reported they would reccomend BHSON to friends and family.

For more Consumer Information, please visit our school on College Navigator at https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator

The Student Handbook, located under the Student Services Section, can be accessed by all interested applicants and contains the policies/information of our school.  The following may be of interest:

  • School Calendar
  • Attendance Policy
  • Curriculum
  • Tuition and Fees
  • Transfer Policy
  • Grading Policy

If you have additional questions please feel free to call 508-941-7040.

Looking for a 2-year diploma program?

The Day Program’s curriculum is planned so that a student may earn their Diploma in Nursing in 2 years.  Classes and nursing clinicals are scheduled 5 days per week, depending upon which classes a student is currently enrolled.  Students will attend 2 clinical rotations per week, hours will vary depending upon in which clinical rotation a student is scheduled, evening clinicals may be required.  Clinical rotations may be held at Brockton Hospital as well as outside agencies, transportation will be the responsibility of the student.

After the official graduation ceremony, students are eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Registered Nurses.  Once licensed as a Registered Nurse, graduates are also eligible to enroll in a RN to BSN program.

 

NONDISCRIMINATION NOTICE
In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. ss 2000d et seq.), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 U.S.C. ss 794), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as amended (20 U.S.C. ss 1681), The Americans With Disabilities Act, the Civil Rights Act of 1991 and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended (42 U.S.C. ss 6101 et seq.), to the extent that they may be applicable, Brockton Hospital School of Nursing does not, on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, handicap, or age, discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities that receive Federal financial assistance or in its granting of scholarships or other financial aid. The person whose name appears below has been designated to coordinate the efforts of the School to comply with the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services regulations lawfully and validly implementing these Federal laws. (Department regulations promulgated pursuant to Title VI, Section 504, Title IX, and the Age Discrimination Act appear at 45 CFR Parts 80, 84, 86 and 91, respectively. The regulations promulgated pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act appear at 29 CFR 1630.) For further information about the regulations and the School’s grievance procedures for resolution of discrimination complaints, contact the Coordinator of Counseling and Student Services, Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing, 53 Adams Street, Brockton, MA 0230; Telephone (508) 941-7050