National Certification Examination: is defined as the number of graduates who pass, on the first attempt within six months of graduation, the ARRT Certification Examination during the five year period indicated. Benchmark for five year ARRT Certification Program pass rate on the first attempt is 75%.
Year # Taking Exam # Passing Exam on 1st attempt Percent Passing
2013 16 16 100%
2014 14 14 100%
2015 16 15 94%
2016 15 15 100%
2017 25 23 92%
83/86= Five-year Average 97%
Program Completion Rate(PCR): is defined the number of students who complete the program within 150% of the stated program length, (the number who enter is calculated by the number of students who remain in the first Radiography course after the final date to drop that course with 100% tuition refund). The benchmark for PCR is 75%.
Class of 2017: 25 students entered the program/25 graduated = Program Completion Rate = 100%
Job Placement Rate (JPR): is defined as the number of graduates who are actively employed in the radiologic sciences compared to the number of graduates *actively seeking employment in the radiologic sciences (within one year after graduation) during the five year period indicated. The benchmark for JPR is: 75%.
Year # actively sought # found employment within
Employment 12 months of graduation
2013 15 15 = 100%
2014 09 09 = 100%
2015 09 09 = 100%
2016 15 15 = 100%
2017 22 22 = 100%
70/70= Five-year Average 96%
*JRCERT has defined not actively seeking employment as: 1. Graduate fails to communicate with program officials after multiple attempts, 2. Graduate is unwilling to seek employment that requires relocation, 3. Graduate is unwilling to accept employment due to salary or hours, 4. Graduate is on active military duty, and 5. Graduate is continuing education.
**St. Vincent’s College was acquired by Sacred Heart University on July 2, 2018. The Radiography Program is now sponsored by St. Vincent’s College at Sacred Heart University