The school was the first in Alabama to achieve accreditation by the National League for Nursing and has remained fully accredited throughout its existence. IVMSON has grown by more than 170% since 2001, making it the largest major on the Samford campus. Spring 2012 enrollment is approximately 700 students. Graduates continuously score above average on national examinations. The pass rate for students taking the ANCC Family Nurse Practitioner Exam remains at 100% and the pass rate for undergraduates taking the NCLEX-RN remains above 95%. Certification pass rates for the nurse anesthesia program are consistently at or greater than 95%. All graduate programs have been ranked among the top in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Graduation rates for all programs are greater than 85%. Employment rates for all degree graduates is near 100%. Our Congregational Health Program reaches more than 135 churches throughout Alabama. IVMSON maintains relationships with the nursing program at UPH (Jakarta, Indonesia), Albertine School of Nursing and Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (Hamburg, Germany). Over the past 90 years, more than 5,000 nurses have graduated from the school and are practicing throughout the United States and around the world.