D'Youville's occupational therapy department is dedicated to ensuring positive student outcomes. The following information identifies national certification exam results, number of program graduates and graduation rates.
NBCOT Exam Results
The following table represents the National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) exam results.
|Jan. - Dec. 2017||Jan. - Dec. 2018||Jan. - Dec. 2019||Jan. - Dec. 2020|
|Total Number of NG testing||64||65||69||73|
|Total Number of NG Passing
|62 (97%)||62 (95%)||62 (90%)||71 (97%)|
|Total Number of NG Failing
|2 (3%)||3 (5%)||7 (10%)||2 (3%)|
|Total Score Average||475||475||474||481|
|Average Passing Score||476||477||479||482|
|Average Failing Score||432||425||431||438|
*NG = Candidates testing within one year of graduation, regardless of the number of attempts on the examination.
In line with the agreed extension in 2020 between NBCOT and ACOTE due to the COVID-19 pandemic, NG candidates who initially began their NG period in March, April, May, June, or July 2019 and tested one time between the end of their original NG period and October 31, 2020 are included in the calculation for 2020.
Graduation Rates (BS/MS program)
|Academic Year||No. of Graduates||Graduation Rate (%)|
|2017-18||33 of 42 admitted||79|
|2018-19||22 of 37 admitted||59|
|2019-20||26 of 42 admitted||62|
Graduation Rates (MS Program)
|Academic Year||# of Graduates||Graduation Rate (%)|
|2017-18||44 of 45 admitted||96|
|2018-19||38 of 44 admitted||86|
|2019-20||42 of 45 admitted||93|
Total Number of OT Graduates
Total number of program graduates reflects both national and international students who graduated from the Occupational Therapy program. As some students return to their home countries, not all graduates elect to take the NBCOT exam.