The Cayuga Community College nursing class of 2009 ranks number five statewide in the percentage of graduates who passed the licensing exam to become registered nurses. Of the 33 Cayuga graduates who took the nationwide NCLEX-RN test, 32, or 97%, passed.
Ranking ahead of all other nursing programs at Central New York hospitals and community colleges, the Cayuga graduates led all but four of New York State's 87 nursing programs, including 62 associate's degree and 25 bachelor's degree programs. The average passing rate across nursing programs statewide was 85%. Nationwide, the passing rate averaged 88%.