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Program Effectiveness Data

PA Program Enrollment & Graduation Data

Graduation Rate

Cohort

Admitted

Graduated

Percentage

Class of 2017

35

33
94.2%

Class of 2018

36 (35 new + 1 decelerated)

35
97.2%

Class of 2019

35

35
100%

Class of 2020

34

32
94.1%

Class of 2021

35

34
97.1%

5 Year Average

175

169
96.6%

 

NCCPA Board Pass Rate

Cohort

#  First Time Test Takers

Upstate
First Time Pass Rate -
# candidates

Upstate
First Time Pass
Rate - %

Upstate PA
Program Overall
Pass Rate –

#  candidates

Upstate PA Program All Graduates Pass Rate
#  candidates

Class of 2017

33

32
97%

33

100%

Class of 2018

35

35
100%

35

100%

Class of 2019

35

34
97%

35

100%

Class of 2020

32

28
88%

32

100%

Class of 2021

33

30
91%

33 *

97% *

5 Year Average

168

159
94.6%
168 * 99.4% *

* Final results pending as additional testing is scheduled at this time; data will be updated when results become available.

Attrition Rate

Cohort
Admitted
Program Completion  # students

Program Attrition
# students

Percent Attrition

Class of 2017

35

33

2

6.0%

Class of 2018

36 (35 new + 1 decelerated)

35

1

2.9%

Class of 2019

35

35

0

0.0%

Class of 2020

34

32

2

5.9%

Class of 2020

35

34

1

2.9%

5 Year Average

175

169

6

3.4%

Employment Rate

(For graduates from 2017-2021 who sought employment, # employed within 6 months of graduation.)

Cohort
#  graduates employed / # graduates
Percent of graduates employed

Class of 2017

33/33

100%

Class of 2018

33/35

94.3%

Class of 2019

35/35

100%

Class of 2020

30/32

93.8%

Class of 2021

33/34

97.1%

5 Year Average

164/169 

97.1%

Graduate Employment in Primary Care

(For graduates from 2017-2021, # employed in Primary Care within 6 months of graduation.)

Cohort
Primary Care: # grads working in primary care/total # graduates
Primary Care: % graduates working in primary care

Class of 2017

8/33

24.2%

Class of 2018

11/35

31.4%

Class of 2019

7/35

20.0%

Class of 2020

5/35

15.6%

Class of 2021

6/34

17.6% 

5 Year Average

37/169

21.8% 

Graduates' Community of Origin & Community Setting for First PA Position

(For graduates from 2017-2020, community setting for first PA position within 12 months of graduation.)

Cohort Rural: # grads originating from rural communities/total # graduates Rural: % grads originating from rural communities Rural: # grads who return to rural / # grads who originate from rural Rural: % grads who return to rural hometown
Rural: # grads working in rural communities
Rural: % grads working in rural communities

Class of 2017

9/33

27.3%

3/9

33.3%

5/33

15.2%

Class of 2018

8/35

22.9%

5/8

62.5%

9/35

25.7%

Class of 2019

6/35

17.1%

4/6

66.7%

7/35

20.0%

Class of 2020

8/32

25.0%

3/8

37.5%

10/32

31.2%

Class of 2021

7/34

20.6%

5/7

66.7%

5/34

14.7%

5 Year Average

38/169

22.5%

20/38

52.6%

42/169

21.3%

 

Program Accreditation Organization:
ARC-PA
12000 Findley Road, Suite 150
Johns Creek, GA, 30097
Phone: 770-476-1224
Fax: 770-476-1738

Web Site:  www.arc-pa.org

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