Annual Student Attrition

 Graduated Classes
 Class of 2018Class of 2019Class of 2020
Maximum entering class size (as approved by ARC-PA) 45 45 45
Entering class size 51 49 46
Graduates 40 42 41
*Attrition rate 21.6% 14.3% 10.9%
**Graduation rate 78.4% 85.7% 89.1%

*Attrition rate calculation: Number of students who attritted from cohort divided by the entering class size.

 **Graduation rate: Number of cohort graduates divided by the entering class size.

Comments: 
*2018-2020- entering class size includes decelerated students and/or students returning from leave of absence during various semesters in the didactic and/or clinical years
2018- 11.7% of total attrition reflects students took a leave of absence or withdrew from the program
2019- 8.2% of the total attrition reflects students took a leave of absence or withdrew from the program
2020-Total attrition of 10.9% reflects students who took a leave of absence or withdrew from the program