Consumer Information and Program Outcomes Data
Trinitas School of Nursing
40 West Jersey Street, 3rd floor
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Phone – 908-659-5200
Fax – 908-659-5201
www.trinitasschoolofnursing.org

Trinitas School of Nursing is a Cooperative Nursing Program with Union County College granting a Diploma in Nursing and an Associate in Science degree.

Accreditation:
The nursing program is approved and accredited by:

New Jersey State Board of Nursing
PO Box 45010, Newark, New Jersey, 07101
973-504-6430
www.njconsumeraffairs.gov

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-975-5000
www.acenursing.org

Union County College is approved and accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA. 19104
267-284-5000
www.msche.org

The School of Nursing is recognized by the National League for Nursing as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education in the category of Creating Environments that Enhance Student Learning and Professional Development from 2008-2020.

The curriculum has two program tracks. The Generic RN track is offered in both the day and evening for individuals wishing to become a Registered Professional Nurse. The LPN-to-RN track is for students who currently possess a valid LPN license and would like to become a Registered Professional Nurse. The LPN-RN program track is offered in the evening. Students may enroll as full-time or part-time students. Weekend clinical options are available in both tracks.

Day students begin classes/clinical at 8AM and end at approximately 2PM.
Evening students start at 5:30PM and end approximately 11:30PM.
Weekend clinical experience start at 7AM and end at 7PM.

Academic advisement and learning resources are available to all Trinitas School of Nursing students. The Learning/Simulation Center and Computer Center are open daily and weekday evenings when school is in session. Hours are limited on the weekends.

Financial Aid is available through Union County College. Nursing scholarships are available through the School of Nursing. Please refer to the appropriate tabs on this website for more information.

Tuition and Fees:

Effective Fall 2018, the program cost for tuition and fees for the generic RN track is approximately $42,000 including all co-requisite courses.

Effective Fall 2018, the program cost for tuition and fees for the LPN-to-RN track is approximately $31,000 including all pre-requisite courses.

Please refer to the Tuition and Fees tab on this website for more specific cost information.

Trinitas School of Nursing (TSON) Program Outcomes:

Four (4) quality Indicators are trended to demonstrate evidence that graduates are achieving identified competencies consistent with TSON Philosophy, Student Learning and Program Outcomes and professional accreditation standards.

  1. Trinitas School of Nursing NCLEX-RN licensure examination pass rate will be at least 80% for all first-time test-takers for the 12-month period January 1st – December 31st.
  2. 50% of the students who begin the first nursing course will graduate from the nursing program within 150% of the time frame allotted for the program track (generic or LPN-to-RN).
  3. 80% of Trinitas School of Nursing graduating seniors will report satisfaction with program effectiveness as agree or strongly agree as per the Graduate Survey.
  4. 80% of Trinitas School of Nursing graduates who are seeking employment will obtain a nursing position within 12 months of graduation as per the Job Placement Survey.
  1. Trinitas School of Nursing NCLEX-RN licensure examination pass rate will be at least 80% for all first-time test-takers for the 12-month period January 1st – December 31st.
    Year National NCLEX-RN Average* TSON **
    January 1st-December 31st 2017
    87.11%
    90.60%
    January 1st-December 31st 2016
    84.57%
    87.86%
    January 1st-December 31st 2015
    84.53%
    80.60%
    Three-year pass rate average 2015-17
    85.40%
    86.35%
    * NCLEX-RN National Average retrieved from NCLEX Statistics from NCSBN
    ** NCLEX-RN Pass Rate Data retrieved from NJ State Board of Nursing
  2. 50% of the students who begin the first clinical course will graduate from the nursing program within 150% of the time frame allotted for the program track (Generic or LPN to RN).
    Year/Cohort
    % Students Trinitas Program Completion Rates Based on Three
    Academic Years of Trended Data
    2015
    51%
    50%
    2014
    49%
    2013
    49%
  3. 80% of Trinitas School of Nursing graduating seniors will report satisfaction with program effectiveness as agree or strongly agree* as per the Graduate Survey
    Year
    Currently asked as a Yes or No response
    Only Yes responses are documented
    2018
    98%
    2017
    99%
    2016
    90%
    * Agree or strongly agree reflected as Yes response
  4. 80% of Trinitas School of Nursing graduates who are seeking employment will obtain a nursing position within 12 months of graduation as per Job Placement Survey.
    Year
    % Employed
    2017
    100%
    2016
    100%
    2015
    100%
  5. Revised 9/2018