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Graduation Rates and National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) Examination Pass Rates


NBCOT Reporting Year

 

 

Number of PSU Berks OTA Program Graduates

Graduation/Retention

Rates*

 

Number of graduates taking NBCOT test

Number of NBCOT test takers who passed within 12 months of graduation

Percentage of NBCOT test takers who graduated within 12 months of graduation**

2013

2012 Grads

24

74%

23

20

87%

2012

2011 Grads

37

82%

37

36

97%

2011

2010 Grads

22

81%

22

20

91%

 

3 YEAR TOTAL

 

83

79%

82

76

93%
























*Retention rate based on students taking OT 100 who eventually graduated
**ACOTE Standard A.5.6 states “The average pass rate over the 3 most recent calendar years for graduates attempting the national certification exam within 12 months of graduation from the program must be 80% or higher (regardless of the number of attempts).”

Please see the NBCOT website for a link to Program Performance Data on the NBCOT® National Certification Examination.

*Note: The NBCOT exam passing percentage found on the above link represents the aggregate 2013 NBCOT passing rate for the Penn State University, Berks, Dubois, and Mont Alto Associate in Science in Occupational Therapy Programs.