NBCOT and Program Outcomes

Graduation Outcomes

Entering Year Number of Students Entering *Number of Years Enrolled Graduates
Graduation
Year
Cumulative number of Graduates Graduation Rate
2012 53 3 2015 49 99.93%
4 2016 51 99.96%
5 2017 52 99.98%
2013 58 3 2016 57 99.98%
4 2017 58 100%
2014 54 3 2017 51 99.95%

*students have the option to enroll in the OT program for completion in 3, 4, or 5 years.

The total number of graduates from the Touro College Occupational Therapy Department between 2015-2017 was as follows:

Of the 53 students entering in 2012, 52 of them graduated in 2015, 2016, or 2017 (99.98% graduation rate);

Of the 58 students entering in 2013, 58 of them graduated in 2016 or 2017 (100% graduation rate).

Of the 54 students entering in 2014, 51 of them graduated in 2017 (99.95% graduation rate). *Additional students, who extended their studies, are expected to graduate in 2018 and 2019.

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** (%)

2015

88

2016

91

2017

98

 **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‚Äôs 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 2017, were satisfied or very satisfied with their performance, and 94% were likely or very likely to hire another graduate of the Touro College Occupational Therapy Programs.

Our graduates are successfully employed. 100% of the graduates of the Touro College Occupational Therapy class of 2016, who responded to a survey, indicated that, after receiving credentials, they obtained a job as an occupational therapist within one year of graduation.