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Graduation & Retention Rates

Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training

Metrics 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 3 yr Aggregate
Percentage of Penn State students graduating from the degree program. 95 95 100 96.66
Retention rate (%) for Penn State students having enrolled in the degree program. 95 95 92.59 94.19

Board of Certification (BOC) for the Athletic Trainer Exam Outcomes

All CAATE-accredited programs must meet or exceed a three-year aggregate of 70 percent first-time pass rate on the BOC exam.

Fields 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 3 yr Aggregate 2017-2018 Preliminary
Number of Penn State students graduating from program. 16 20 18 54 25
Number of Penn State students graduating from program who took examination. 16 20 18 54 25
Number of Penn State students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 16 17 13 46 23
Percentage of Penn State students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 100.00 85.00 72.22 85.74 92
Number of Penn State students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 16 20 18 54 25
Percentage of Penn State students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00

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Penn State athletic training program outcomes compared with nationwide results.

BOC Summary Data 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 3 yr Aggregate
Percentage of Penn State students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 100.00 85.00 72.22 85.74
National percentage average for all students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 80.65 82.09 83.60 82.11
Percentage of Penn State students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00
National percentage average for all students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 83.93 85.25 86.91 85.36

Graduate Placement Outcomes

Following completion of the Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training degree professional program.

Metrics 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 3 yr Aggregate
Graduate School Acceptance Rate (% of Applicants). 88 75 83 82
Graduate Assistantship Award Rate (% of Admitted Applicants). 68 75 93 79
Rate Entering a Post-Professional Clinical Internship | Fellowship/Residency Program Immediately After Graduation (% of Cohort). 10 15 12 12
Rate Entering the Workforce Immediately After Graduation (% of Cohort). 25 15 24 21
Rate Pursuing Other Allied Health Care Disciplines (% of Cohort). 10 6 8 8