NBCOT and Program Outcomes

Graduation Rate

Entering Year Number of Students Entering Number of Years Enrolled Graduates
Cumulative number of Graduates Graduation Rate
2017 58 3 2020 53 91.38%
4 2021 58 100.00%
2018 53 3 2021 49 92.45%
4 2022 51 96.23%
2019 58 3 2022 53 89.83%
4 2023 57 96.61%


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

Of the 58 students entering in 2017, 53 of them graduated in 2020 (91.4%) and the remaining graduated in 2021 (100% graduation rate).

Of the 53 students entering in 2018, 49 of them graduated in 2021 (92.5%), and an additional four graduated in 2022.

Of the 58 students entering in 2019, 53 of them graduated in 2022 (89.8%), and an additional four students will graduate in 2023 (96.2% graduation rate).

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:


NBCOT pass percentage** (%)







 **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.