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ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) -- The Dixie State College nursing program has earned the highest pass rate among all nursing programs in the state on the Registered Nurse licensure examination.
The college received a collective pass rate of 93-point-5-percent. This is the second straight year the nursing program has earned the highest pass rate for the exam.
The Utah State Board of Nursing released the 2004 scores this month. In 2003, the nursing program achieved a 96-percent pass rate.
29 of the 31 students who took the exam passed it on their first attempt in 2004.
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