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Licensure Rates

College of Nursing

National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX)
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
UT 90.0% 92.1% 90.8% 89.0% 93.0% 97.0% 98.0% 98.5%
Tennessee 86.6% 88.7% 86.8% 87.2% 90.2% 92.2% 92.4% 91.7%
National 83.0% 85.0% 87.5% 84.5% 87.1% 88.3% 88.2% 86.6%

College of Law

Tennessee Bar Exam
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
UT 91.5% 83% 84% 78% 89.3% 80.5% 72.9% 92.0%
Tennessee a 76.5% 72% 74% 73% 75% 83.7% 73.3% 79.0%

a Includes all others taking the Tennessee Bar Exam regardless of where they received their education or are domiciled.

College of Veterinary Medicine

North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE)
2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
UT 91.0% 95.7% 100.0% 97.7% 92.7% 96.4% 97.5%
National 90.0% 95.5% 94.6% 94.7% 94.7% 93.9% 94.9%

College of Engineering

Fundamentals of Engineering Exam
2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21
Aerospace UT 100% NA 100% NA NA NA 100%
NAT’L NA NA 83% NA NA NA 91%
Biomedical UT 100% NA NA NA NA NA NA
NAT’L NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Biosystems UT 100% 100% 60% 78% 100% 75% 56%
NAT’L 86% 86% 82% 84% 84% 81% 70%
Chemical UT 82% 83% 83% 74% 82% 100% 75%
NAT’L 78% 79% 84% 74% 77% 75% 74%
Civil UT 81% 78% 69% 77% 77% 85% 73%
NAT’L 71% 69% 68% 69% 69% 70% 69%
Computer UT 100% NA 0% NA 100% NA NA
NAT’L 76% NA 71% NA 59% NA NA
Electrical UT 72% 50% 50% 93% 73% 100% 57%
NAT’L 76% 75% 72% 73% 71% 72% 73%
Industrial UT 100% NA NA NA 67% 100% NA
NAT’L 67% NA 72% NA 63% 48% NA
Materials Science UT NA NA NA 100% NA NA 0%
NAT’L NA NA NA 79% NA NA 67%
Mechanical UT 71% 87% 92% 85% 80% 95% 69%
NAT’L 84% 80% 78% 80% 79% 79% 75%
Nuclear UT 100% 100% NA 100% NA 100% 50%
NAT’L 82% 90% 89% 100% NA 100% 86%
2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21

NA – Not available because no scores reported