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Program Effectiveness Data

PA Program Enrollment & Graduation Data

Graduation Rate

Cohort

Admitted

Graduated

Percentage

Class of 2016

35

34
97.1%

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%

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 2016

34

34
100%

34

100%

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%

30 *

93.8% *

5 Year Average

169

163
96.4%
167 * 98.8% *

* 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 2016

35

34

1

2.9%

Class of 2017

35

33

2

6.0%

Class of 2018

36 (35 new + 1 decelerated)

35

1

2.8%

Class of 2019

35

35

0

0.0%

Class of 2020

34

32

2

5.9%

5 Year Average

175

169

6

3.4%

Employment Rate

(Of all graduates who sought employment, # employed within 6 months of graduation)

Cohort
#  graduates employed / # graduates
Percent of graduates employed

Class of 2016

34/34

100%

Class of 2017

33/33

100%

Class of 2018

33/35

94.3%

Class of 2019

35/35

100%

Class of 2020

25/32 *

78.1%

5 Year Average

160/169 *

94.7%

*Final employment data pending since graduation was delayed to Oct. 30, 2020 due to COVID; data included 25 graduates to date who are employed within 5 months of graduation.

Graduate Employment in Primary Care

(# employed in Primary Care within 12 months of graduation)

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

Class of 2016

9/34

26.4%

Class of 2017

8/33

24.2%

Class of 2018

11/35

31.4%

Class of 2019

7/35

20.0%

Class of 2020

5/25 *

20.0% *

5 Year Average

40/162 *

24.7% *

*Final employment data pending since graduation was delayed to Oct. 30, 2020 due to COVID; data included 25 graduates to date who are employed within 5 months of graduation.

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

(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 2016

5/34

14.7%

4/5

80.0%

11/34

32.4%

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% *

8/25 *

32.0% *

5 Year Average

36/169

21.3%

19/36 *

52.8% *

40/162 *

24.7% *

*Final employment data for Class of 2020 pending, since graduation was delayed to Oct. 30, 2020 due to COVID. CLass of 2020 data includes 25 graduates to data who are employed within 5 months of graduation.

5 Year Average Employment in Rural Community Data includes only those who are employed. Final data will be updated when available.

 

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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