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Student Achievement Data

In accordance with federal regulations and policy from the Higher Learning Commission, the following Student Achievement information is reported annually for students and the general public.

ENROLLMENT (Fall TERMS)

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Gender

           

Female

1,196

1,181

1,180

1,189

1,183

1,197

Male

1,020

988

968

938

930

926

             

Race / Ethnicity

           

Nonresident

76

63

68

52

43

43

African American / Black

110

115

123

137

121

137

American Indian / Alaskan Native

4

2

3

3

3

1

Asian

547

533

525

518

536

525

Hawaiian / Pacific Islander

8

7

4

2

2

2

Hispanic

104

115

126

134

133

154

White

1,173

1,149

1,099

1,082

1,066

1,069

Two or more races

54

49

47

55

56

137

Unknown

140

136

153

144

153

55

             

Total Enrollment

2,216

2,169

2,148

2,127

2,113

2,123

Source: 20th day IBHE census files, maintained by the Registrar's Office.

 DEGREES CONFERRED

 

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

Bachelor’s Degree

1

1

1

0

0

5

1

Master’s Degrees

307

279

308

248

250

221

206

Doctoral Degrees (PhD)

10

17

20

16

23

10

17

Doctor of Medicine

191

175

194

177

196

173

184

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

79

91

81

86

74

80

82

Doctor of Physical Therapy

48

54

53

55

59

59

62

Doctor of Pharmacy

 

55

63

59

67

63

59

Doctor of Nursing Practice

     

7

23

21

29

Post-baccalaureate certificates

   

4

12

5

6

6

Total Degrees Awarded

636

672

724

660

697

638

646

Source: IPEDS Completions Surveys. Using a completion date range of July 1 of one calendar through June 30 of the following year.

GRADUATION RATE

Graduation Rate (Normal Time): Measures the percentage of first-time, degree-seeking students in a cohort who graduated in the normal time it would take to complete the degree, as outlined in the Catalog.

 

 

Entering Cohort Year

Degree Program

Years to Complete

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Allopathic Medicine

4

89%

85%

87%

83%

85%

     

Biomedical Sciences

1

85%

78%

77%

80%

76%

83%

84%

70%

Psychology: Clinical Counseling

2

100%

73%

90%

63%

80%

75%

86%

 

Nurse Anesthesia

2

83%

75%

76%

100%

       

Nursing Practice: Nurse Anesthesia Entry

3

       

82%

94%

   

Pathologists’ Assistant

2

88%

86%

89%

97%

91%

88%

97%

 

Pharmacy

4

80%

79%

82%

82%

76%

     

Physical Therapy

3

93%

95%

92%

96%

84%

94%

   

Physician Assistant

2

97%

100%

99%

99%

99%

98%

99%

 

Podiatric Medicine

4

80%

86%

73%

76%

81%

     

Note: Office of Institutional Research and Planning calculates graduation rates according to IPEDS definition of completion using the date range from July 1 of one calendar year through June 30 of the following year. Doctoral degrees in research and degree programs delivered in the online format are excluded.

Source: Graduation rates are calculated by the Office of Institutional Research using data obtained from the Registrar’s Office.

1ST-YEAR RETENTION RATE

Retention is the percentage of students remaining with their original cohort or class.

 

Entering Cohort Year

Degree Program

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Allopathic Medicine

99%

98%

95%

96%

97%

97%

100%

99%

Psychology: Clinical Counseling

100%

93%

100%

88%

80%

75%

86%

100%

Nurse Anesthesia

88%

88%

96%

         

Nursing Practice: Nurse Anesthesia Entry

       

79%

94%

94%

94%

Pathologists’ Assistant

94%

89%

92%

100%

94%

91%

100%

97%

Pharmacy

90%

97%

96%

92%

87%

84%

95%

92%

Physical Therapy

98%

98%

96%

100%

90%

100%

100%

100%

Physician Assistant

98%

100%

99%

99%

99%

98%

99%

100%

Podiatric Medicine

89%

94%

88%

95%

94%

91%

91%

91%

Note: Retention rate is captured during the Fall Census date (20th day of the quarter). 

Source: Retention rates are calculated by the Office of Institutional Research using data obtained from the Registrar’s Office.

BOARD EXAM PASS RATES: 3-YEAR AVERAGE OF FIRST-TIME TEST TAKER

Students take profession-specific board/licensure exams during or after their pursuit of the degree. The data obtained for board exam scores is the most current available for 2017, 2018, and 2019.

Degree Program

RFU First-Time Test Taker

National First-Time Test Taker

Exam

Time

Allopathic Medicine

94%

96%

United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) - Step 1

End of 2nd year

Nursing Practice: Nurse Anesthesia Entry

73%

84%

National Certification Exam (NCE)

After graduation

Pathologists’ Assistant *

96%

96%

American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification (BOC)

After graduation

Physical Therapy

93%

91%

National Physical Therapy Exam (NPTE)

After graduation

Physician Assistant

99%

96%

Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE)

After graduation

Podiatric Medicine

94%

92%

American Podiatric Medical Licensing Examination (APMLE) - Part 2

End of 3rd year

Pharmacy

82%

89%

North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX)

After graduation

Students take profession-specific board/licensure exams during or after their pursuit of the degree. The data obtained for board exam scores is the most current available for 2017, 2018 and 2019. 

*The national pass rates for the Pathologists’ Assistant program are not based on first-time test takers, but based on all attempts (first time and repeaters) for the cycle.

For questions, please contact the Associate Vice President for Accreditation and Assessment at 847-578-8787.