What grade is "passing" in your nursing school??


At my school, we had to have an 80. All schools are different. I'm just curious :)


887 Posts

Our school requires a C+ which I'm guessing is like a 77+

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Meriwhen, ASN, BSN, MSN, RN

4 Articles; 7,907 Posts

Specializes in Psych ICU, addictions.

The first time in school (ADN), it was 80.

The second time in school (BSN), it is 78.


657 Posts

Specializes in Professional Development Specialist.

We needed a 77, and don't even think you can negotiate if your average was 76.4. :D Even with a hospitalization, there was no leeway.


82 Posts

Specializes in NICU. Has 2 years experience.

at my school, we need a 79


400 Posts

Specializes in interested in NICU!!.

we need a 70, your typical passing grade like in pre reqs.


476 Posts

Specializes in NICU.

We had to have an 80. Many students found out the hard way that a 79.6 is NOT 'close enough' to an 80.

Brycemom, RN

86 Posts

Specializes in LTC.

We have to have an 80 but can pass with a 79.5


13 Posts

We have to have an 80. I got a 78 on my very first test in my Nursing Fundamentals class and I got an "Academic Improvement Form" e-mailed to me for "not meeting the passing standard set for this course."

This was my first exam in my first quarter of my first year in an accelerated (18 months) Nursing program.

I only cried for 20 minutes. :(


120 Posts

We also need an 80 to pass.


262 Posts

Specializes in Med Surg/MICU/Pediatrics/PCICU. Has 1 years experience.

I don't start until March, but I think ours is a 76.