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NCSBN Raises Passing Standard for NCLEX-PN

March 27, 2014

The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) Board of Directors voted to increase the NCLEX-PN passing standard from -0.27 logits to -0.21 logits, effective April 1, 2014 until March 31, 2017, and to implement the 2014 NCLEX-PN Test Plan. A press release announcing the increase is available here:

For more information on the passing standard and the test plans, please go to the NCSBN webpage at