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  • Distinctives

    Constantly growing. Since 2001, the Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing has grown by more than 170%, making it the largest major on Samford's campus. The school had just 253 students in 2001 and in 2012 enrollment was at approximately 700 students. 28 States. Students in our nursing programs come from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds and 28 states. 100% job placement for nursing graduates. The graduation rate for all programs exceeds 85%. The employment rate for our nursing graduates has remained near 100% despite the troubled economy. Pass Rates above the national average. The pass rates for licensure examinations consistently exceed national averages. The pass rate for the NCLEX-RN and the nurse anesthesia certification exam consistently remains above 95%. On the family nurse practitioner certification examination, pass rates are consistently at or near 100%. Highly Ranked in the United States. All graduate programs have been ranked among the top in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Nationally accredited. The Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing was the first of its kind in Alabama to achieve accreditation by the National League for Nursing and has remained fully accredited throughout its existence. 135 Churches. Our congregational Health Program reaches more than 135 churches throughout Alabama. Globally connected. The Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing maintains relationships with the nursing program at Universitas Pelita Harapan (Jakarta, Indonesia), Albertine School of Nursing and Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (Hamburg, Germany). Over the past 90-plus years, more than 5000 nurses have graduated from the Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing and are practicing throughout the United States and around the world.