The program admits on average 30 students each fall from an applicant pool of approximately 50-60 applicants depending on the year. The program evaluates clinical performance, feedback from graduate and employers surveys, and Federation of State Boards licensing exam pass rate data to determine program effectiveness.

The graduation rates are as follows: 
2020: 92.0%
2021: 90.0%
Combined 2020 and 2021 average graduation rate: 91.0% 

Licensure exam passing rates are as follows: 

2020 first time pass rate: 90.9%
2020 ultimate pass rate: 90.9%

2021 first time pass rate: 93.8%
2021 ultimate pass rate: 93.8%

Average 2020 and 2021 first time pass rate: 92.3%
Average 2020 and 2021 ultimate pass rate:  92.3%

For years 2020 and 2021, 100% of our graduates who sought employment were employed within 6 months of graduation. The combined average employment rate for 2020 and 2021 is 100%. Some of the program's graduates choose to pursue advanced degrees instead of seeking immediate employment. 

For more information regarding program outcomes and graduate performance, please contact Mary Meng-Lee via phone at 978-762-4165; or via email at

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