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Graduation & Retention Rates

Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training

Metrics 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 3-yr Aggregate
Number of Penn State students graduating from the degree program 28 21 17 66
Percentage of Penn State students graduating from the degree program 100 95 100 99
Number of Penn State students having enrolled in the degree program 28 22 17 67
Retention rate (%) for Penn State students having enrolled in the degree program 100 95 100 98

 

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

Programs must meet or exceed a three-year aggregate first-time pass rate of 70 percent per CAATE standards.

BOC Data Areas

2017-2018

2018-2019

2019-2020

3-yr Aggregate

Number of Penn State students graduating from program

28

21

17

66

Number of Penn State students graduating from program who took examination

28

21

17

66

Number of Penn State students who passed the examination on the first attempt

24

14

14

52

Percentage of Penn State students who passed the examination on the first attempt

86

67

82

79

Number of Penn State students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts

26

19

14

59

Percentage of Penn State students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts

93

90

82

89

Penn State athletic training program outcomes compared to nationwide results for Bachelor's degree level

BOC Summary Data

2017-2018

2018-2019

2019-2020

3-yr Aggregate

Percentage of Penn State students who passed the examination on the first attempt

86

67

82

79

National percentage average for all students who passed the examination on the first attempt

85

81

77

81

Percentage of Penn State students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts

93

90

82

89

National percentage average for all students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts

90

91

89

90

Graduate Placement Outcomes

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

Metrics

2017-2018

2018-2019

2019-2020

3-yr Aggregate

Graduate school acceptance rate (% of applicants)

100

100

100

100

Graduate assistantship award rate (% of admitted applicants)

89

85

100

91

Rate entering a post-professional clinical internship | fellowship/residency program immediately after graduation (% of cohort)

4

0

0

1

Rate entering the workforce immediately after graduation (% of cohort)

25

24

41

30

Rate pursuing other allied health care disciplines (% of cohort)

11

6

12

10