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Accreditation & Approval

The baccalaureate program at the University of South Carolina Beaufort is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) ( ). The Department program also received full approval from the South Carolina Board of Nursing to offer the BSN Program effective November 2011.


Baccalaureate Accreditation Activity

  • Initial Accreditation Date:  November 12, 2008
  • Most Recent Accreditation Date:  November 18, 2013
  • Accreditation Term Expires:  June 30, 2024
  • The official results are in for some of the class of 2016 who tested as of 6/30/2016. The Pearson Vue Q2 reported the official NCLEX-RN® pass rate for first time testers from USCB as 86.67%.
  • Comparable information for the SC and the Nation for 1/1/2016 to 09/30/2016 is:
    National 85.25%
    South Carolina 87.25%
    USC Beaufort 86.67% 

Congratulations to USCB 2017 Nursing graduates!

Important Links & Resources

South Carolina Board of Nursing

South Carolina Board of Nursing
110 Centerview Drive
Post Office Box 12367
Columbia, SC 29211-2367
Telephone (803) 896-4550
FAX: (803) 896-4515

Commision on Collegiate Nursing Education

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
655 K Street NW
Suite 750
Washington, DC 2000
Phone: (202) 887-6791
Fax: (202) 887-8476
CCNE Online Community Website: