2017 CPNRE Statistics

The graph below provides a quick glance at the CPNRE® success rates of all CLPNBC recognized practical nursing (PN) programs. 

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 writers Success rate
Camosun College 14 100%
Canadian Health Care Academy (CHCA) 44 91%
CDI - Richmond (RMD) 11 64%
CDI - Surrey (SRY) 44 73%
College of New Caledonia (CNC) 18 94%
College of the Rockies (COTR) 29 97%
Discovery Community College - Campbell River (DCC - CR) 12 75%
Discovery Community College - Nanaimo
(DCC -NO)
16 100%
North Island College - Campbell River + Port Alberni
(NIC - CR + PA)
13 100%
Okanagan College - Kelowna (OC - KEL) 43 100%
Okanagan College - Penticton (OC - PEN) <10 100%
Okanagan College - Salmon Arm (OC - SA) <10 100%
Sprott Shaw College - Abbotsford
(SSC - ABB)
14 100%
Sprott Shaw College - East Van
(SSC - EVan)
19 89%
Sprott Shaw College - Kamloops
(SSC - KAM)
26 96%
Sprott Shaw College - Kelowna
(SSC - KEL)
<10 56%
Sprott Shaw College - New Westminster
(SSC - NW)
12 100%
Sprott Shaw College - Penticton
(SSC - PEN)
<10 75%
Sprott Shaw College - Surrey
(SSC - SRY)
31 93%
Sprott Shaw College - Vancouver
(SSC - VAN)
<10 100%
Sprott Shaw College - Victoria
(SSC - VIC)
15 100%
Stenberg College 59 93%
Thompson River University - Williams Lake
(TRU - WL)
11 100%
University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) 14 93%
Vancouver Career College - Abbotsford
(Van Career - ABB)
18 89%
Vancouver Career College - Burnaby
(Van Career - BBY)
20 95%
Vancouver Career College - Kelowna
(Van Career - KEL)
13 77%
Vancouver Community College (VCC) 107 100%
Vancouver Island University - Cowichan & Nanaimo (VIU - COW + NO) 29 100%
Provincial Success Rates 670 93%
National Success Rates 6,776 92%