ProgramConsumer Information/Program ...

Consumer Information / Program Outcomes Data

Trinitas School of Nursing
40 West Jersey Street, 3rd floor
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Phone – 908-659-5200
Fax – 908-659-5201

Trinitas School of Nursing is a Cooperative Nursing Program with Union College granting a Diploma in Nursing and an Associate in Science degree.

Approval and Accreditation

The nursing program is approved and accredited by:

New Jersey State Board of Nursing
PO Box 45010
Newark, New Jersey, 07101


Trinitas School of Nursing/Union College nursing program of Trinitas Regional Medical Center located in Elizabeth, New Jersey is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Trinitas School of Nursing/Union College nursing program is continuing accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at

Union College is approved and accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA. 19104

Trinitas School of Nursing has again been designated as a National League for Nursing (NLN) Center of Excellence (COE) in Nursing Education for 2020-2024 in the category of “Creating Environments that Enhance Student Learning and Professional Development.”

The curriculum has two program tracks. The Generic RN Track is offered in both the day and evening for individuals wishing to become a Registered Professional Nurse. The LPN-To-RN track is for students who currently possess a valid LPN license and would like to become a Registered Professional Nurse. The LPN-RN program track is offered in the evening. Students may enroll as full-time or part-time students. Weekend clinical options are available in both tracks.

Day students begin classes/clinical at 8AM and end at approximately 2PM.
Evening students start at 5:30PM and end approximately 11:30PM.
Weekend clinical experience start at 7AM and end at 7PM.

Academic advisement and learning resources are available to all Trinitas School of Nursing students. The Learning/Simulation Center and Computer Center are open daily and weekday evenings when school is in session. Hours are limited on the weekends.

Financial Aid is available through Union College. Nursing scholarships are available through the School of Nursing. Please refer to the appropriate tabs on this website for more information.

Trinitas School of Nursing Program Outcomes


Graduate/Employer Survey/Licensing Examination Data

The most recent survey of the graduates and their employers states that a majority of the graduates and their employers ranked the graduates’ performance as good to excellent in nursing care categories.

Ninety-five (95%) percent of the graduates from 1990 to 2016, over 25 years and 54 graduating classes, have passed the National Council Licensing Examination for RN Licensure on first writing.

End of Program Student learning Outcomes

Our End of Program Student Learning outcomes (EOPSLO) align with the QSEN competencies. QSEN stands for Quality and Safety Education for Nurses.

  • Led by a national advisory board and distinguished faculty, QSEN pursues strategies to build will and develop effective teaching approaches to assure that future graduates develop competencies in patient-centered care, teamwork and collaboration, evidence-based practice, quality improvement, safety, and informatics." (

End of Program Student Learning outcomes (EOPSLO)

Patient Centered Care

  • Provide compassionate and coordinated patient- centered care recognizing the patient as the source of control and as a full care partner with respect to their individual preferences, values, and needs.

Teamwork and Collaboration

  • Function effectively within nursing and interprofessional teams, fostering open communication, mutual respect, and shared decision-making to achieve quality patient care.

Evidenced-based Practice (EBP)

  • Integrate best current practices with clinical expertise and patient/family preferences and values when making clinical decisions in the delivery of optimal health care.

Quality Improvement

  • Use data to monitor the outcomes of care processes and use improvement methods to design and test changes to continuously improve the quality and safety of health care systems.


  • Minimize risk of harm to patients and providers through both system effectiveness and individual performance.

Information Management

  • Use information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision making.