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Test Prep: NCLEX


The NCLEX (National Council of State Boards of Nursing Examination) is the nursing license and certification test. Graduates from Seattle College's Associates Degree Nursing Program are eligible to take the NCLEX and apply for a license as a registered nurse in Washington State.

  • The test covers four major Client Needs categories
    • Safe and Effective Care Environment
    • Health Promotion and Maintenance
    • Psychosocial Integrity
    • Physiological Integrity
  • The NCLEX is administered by computerized adaptive testing
  • Students answer a minimum of 75 questions and can answer up to a maximum of 265
  • There is a maximum six hour time limit for the test

On-campus Resources

For more detailed information regarding the NCLEX: 

Library Resources

NCLEX test prep books available at the Seattle Central Library and/or the Health Education Center (HEC) at Pacific Tower.

Online Resources