Fremont, CA (Feb 27, 2014) – Unitek College is pleased to announce its Vocational Nursing program has yet again reported the highest aggregate NCLEX national exam passing rate* among all private for-profit institutions in the Bay Area.**
1. The 91% passing rate of the San Jose campus is the highest NCLEX passing rate in the Bay Area** for 2013 among for-profit schools.
2. Our Fremont campus that ranked first in 2012 with 91%, had the third highest aggregate NCLEX passing score of any private for-profit school in the Bay Area**, with an aggregate passing rate of 84% for 2013.
Unitek College’s Vocational Nursing program prepares students to care for patients under the supervision of a physician or registered nurse. The program is an innovative combination of traditional classroom learning and hands-on training – including 1,000 hours spent in simulation labs and real-world healthcare facilities. The program is designed to be completed in just 11 months.
Navraj Bawa, Unitek College’s Chief Operating Officer, stated, “We are extremely pleased our nursing school is training and graduating such capable and competent graduates. The high passing rate they have achieved is a testament to the hard work and dedication consistently shown by the faculty, staff and students. Our faculty and staff have established a culture of excellence, and the students have consistently risen to the challenge. Kudos to the Vocational Nursing Program for the momentous achievement.”
About Unitek College
Unitek College provides career training in Nursing, Allied Health and Information Technology programs for those seeking a fast paced and challenging education. The curriculum provides a solid foundation in the knowledge and skills required for an entry-level career in the Healthcare and Information Technology fields. Our programs are taught by experienced instructors, in modern facilities & labs. Unitek College also extends professional development and mentorship for externship and employment assistance to its graduates.
Unitek College is a privately held vocational school dedicated to helping you gain the skills needed to advance in your career or initiate a new career. Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), Unitek College is proud to offers its programs from three convenient locations in Northern California with a campus in Fremont, a campus in Sacramento and a campus in San Jose. Unitek College offers programs in Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technician, Vocational Nursing, Registered Nurse Bridge – LVN to RN, 2 Stage Associate Degree Nursing, Bachelors of Science in Nursing, and Information Technology. To learn more about Unitek College, and the programs offered at each of our campuses, visit https://www.unitekcollege.edu or call toll-free at 1-888-735-4355.
* Source: Based on numbers reported by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians www.bvnpt.ca.gov. The numbers are distributed to vocational institutions each quarter. Access to the report can be found here: https://www.unitekcollege.edu/nclex-scores-2013.pdf. ** Bay Area is a reference to the major cities and metropolitan areas within a 30 mile radius of Fremont, CA.