The UNM-Taos Nursing Program, located in a rural setting in northern New Mexico, provides a unique opportunity that transforms the lives of our students into professional nurses who strengthen the health of our culturally diverse community. The nursing program is a competitive program that has had full New Mexico Board of Nursing approval since its inception in 2009. Graduates are eligible to apply for the NCLEX-RN® examination after completing the program. The UNM-Taos Nursing Program has adopted a concept based statewide curriculum through the New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium (NMNEC).
|NCLEX-RN First Time Pass Rate||Class of 2022||Class of 2021||Class of 2020||Class of 2018|
|NCLEX- RN 1st pass rate ASN only||100%||100%||100%||100%|
|NCLEX-RN pass rate UNM-Taos/UNM CON ASN/BSN||100%||100%||100%||100%|
|Class of 2022||Class of 2021||Class of 2020||Class of 2018|
|UNM-Taos ASN program Completion length (100%/ four terms)||81.8%||69.2%||75%||62.5%|
|UNM-Taos ASN (150% /six terms)||90.9%||77%||87.5%||NA|
|UNM-Taos Dual Degree (ASN/BSN) 100% (5 terms)||81.8%||76.9%||75%||75%|
|UNM-Taos Dual Degree (ASN/BSN) 150% (7 terms)||90.9%||76.9%||75%||NA|
|Employment (by cohort)||2022||2021||2020||2018|
|Employment ASN and ASN/BSN||100%||100%||100%||100%|
The UNM-Taos Nursing Program will be recognized for excellence in educating responsible, competent, highly qualified, knowledgeable, and caring individuals in Northern New Mexico who are prepared for lifelong learning in the profession of nursing.
The UNM-Taos Nursing program, located in a rural setting in northern New Mexico, provides a unique opportunity that transforms the lives of our students into professional nurses who strengthen the health of our culturally diverse community.
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326404.975.5000
The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the associate degree nursing program is continuing accreditation through April 2025.
View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program.
The UNM-Taos Nursing Program has determined that it meets the requirements for professional nursing licensure in the state of New Mexico. It has not yet been determined whether it meets requirements for all other states and territories. If you intend to seek licensure outside of New Mexico, The University of New Mexico-Taos Nursing Program recommends that you contact the Board of Nursing for that state to ensure the most up to date information regarding licensure. [Federal Disclaimer: Regulation 34 CFR 668.43 (a) (5) (v)]