NBCOT and Program Outcomes

Entering YearNumber of Students Entering*Number of Years Enrolled
Graduation
Year
Cumulative number of GraduatesGraduation Rate
2015 59 3 2018 52 88%
    4 2019 55 93%
    5 2020 56 95%
    6 2021 57 100%
2016 58 3 2019 53 91%
    4 2020 58 100%
2017 58 3 2020 53 91.38**%

**Students have the option to enroll in the OT program for completion in 3, 4, or 5 years. The remaining enrolled students who entered in 2017 are expected to graduate in 2021 or 2022.

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

Of the 59 students entering in 2015, 56 of them graduated in 2018, 2019, or 2020 (94.92% graduation rate).

Of the 58 students entering in 2016, 58 of them graduated in 2019, or 2020 (100% graduation rate).

Of the 58 students entering in 2017, 53 of them graduated in 2020 (91.38% graduation rate), and the remaining students who entered in 2017 are expected to graduate in 2021 or 2022.

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** (%)

2018

96

2019

93

2020

94

 **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 2019, who responded to a survey, indicated that, after receiving credentials, they obtained a job as an occupational therapist within one year of graduation.