NBCOT and Program Outcomes

Graduation Rate

Entering Year Number of Students Entering Number of Years Enrolled Graduates
Graduation
Year
Cumulative Number of Graduates Graduation Rate
2018 53 3 2021 49 92.45%
4 2022 51 96.23%
2019 58 3 2022 53 91.38%
4 2023 57 98.28%
2020 56 3

4
2023

2024
52

N/A
92.86%

N/A

3 Year Totals

167

3-4

2021-2023

160

95.81%

The total number of graduates from the Touro University Occupational Therapy Department was as follows:

Of the 53 students entering in 2018, 49 of them graduated in 2021 (92.45%), and an additional two students graduated in 2022 (96.23% graduation rate).

Of the 58 students entering in 2019, 53 of them graduated in 2022 (91.38%), and an additional four graduated in 2023 (98.28% graduation rate).

Of the 56 students entering in 2020, 52 of them graduated in 2023 (92.86%), and an additional two students are projected to graduate in 2024.

National Board for Certification in Occupation Therapy (NBCOT) Exam Results

Graduates of our program are eligible to sit for the NBCOT examination. Data for NBCOT certification pass rate is available on the NBCOT website and is summarized in the table below:

Year

NBCOT pass percentage** (%)

2020

94

2021

84

2022

80

 **The NBCOT pass rate is calculated based on the number of new graduates who passed the NBCOT exam during the testing year to meet ACOTE’s reporting standard.

Employment and employer satisfaction

Employers of our graduates are satisfied with performance. 100% of the employers of our graduates, who responded to a survey in 2022, were satisfied or very satisfied with their performance, and were likely or very likely to hire another graduate of the Touro's Occupational Therapy Programs.

Our graduates are successfully employed. 100% of the graduates of Touro's Occupational Therapy class of 2022, who responded to a survey, indicated that, after receiving credentials, they obtained a job as an occupational therapist within one year of graduation.