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2018 statistics


The table below reflects aggregate pass rates for the CPNRE® by recognized PN education program. Only programs with exam writers are represented. The reported percentage for each program, is presented as an aggregate. Aggregate data is used as class size varies within each program. For example, some of the programs reported below have less than 10 graduates. Generalizations from the data must be made with caution.

Recognized Practical Nursing Program CPNRE Success Rates

Program & Campus # of 1st time writers Success rate
Camosun College  23  100%
Canadian Health Care Academy  90  94%
CDI - Richmond  36  81%
CDI - Surrey  70  91%
CDI - Vancouver <10 100%
College of New Caledonia  19  100%
College of the Rockies  20  100%
Discovery Community College - Campbell River  20  100%
Discovery Community College - Nanaimo
 31  94%
Nicola Valley Institute of Technology  11  100%
North Island College - Campbell River
 15  100%
North Island College - Port Alberni
 <10  100%
Northern Lights College
 <10  100%
Okanagan College - Kelowna  47  100%
Okanagan College - Penticton  12  92%
Okanagan College Vernon  <10  100%
Sprott Shaw College - Abbotsford
 26  96%
Sprott Shaw College - East Van
 10  90%
Sprott Shaw College - New Westminster
 21  90%
Sprott Shaw College - Kamloops
 17  94%
Sprott Shaw College - Kelowna
 30  87%
Sprott Shaw College - Penticton
 <10  100%
Sprott Shaw College - Surrey
 49  96%
Sprott Shaw College - Vancouver
 23  91%
Sprott Shaw College - Victoria
 38  89%
Stenberg College   77  97%
Thompson Rivers University - Williams Lake
 23  78%
 University of the Fraser Valley
 16  100%
Vancouver Career College - Abbotsford
 37  89%
Vancouver Career College - Burnaby
 49  96%
Vancouver Career College - Kelowna
 20  100%
Vancouver Community College  84  99%
Vancouver Island University - Cowichan & Nanaimo   32  100%
Provincial Success Rates 992 95%
National Success Rates 7,250 91%​