Radiography Program Effectiveness Data

Program Effectiveness Data 2009 -2013

Program Effectiveness Data
Graduating Class of:

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

5 year average

# of students initially enrolled in program

60

56

55

53

52

55

# of students graduating from program

46

44

48

43

43

45

% of students that completed the program

77%

79%

87%

81%

83%

81%

# of graduates that took certification exam

46

44

48

37

43

44

# of graduates passing certificate exam on first attempt

41

43

47

37

42

42

% of graduates passing certification exam on first attempt 

89%

97%

98%

100%

98%

95%

# of graduates that have found employment 6 months after graduation

41

40

44

31

35

38

# of graduates seeking employment 6 months after graduation

46

44

48

37

43

44

% of graduates that found employment 6 months after graduation

89%

91%

92%

84%

81%

86%

 

Results of Registry Pass Rates:

  • The program had a 5 year average of 95% of graduates passing the registry from 2008-2012.
  • The passing rate has improved from 92% of graduates passing the registry to 100% passing in 2012 
  • The program had 100% of graduates passing the registry compared to 93% National average in 2012

Results of Attrition and Retention Rates for 2008-2013:

  • The program had a 5 year average of 82% retention or 18% attrition rate.
    • §  4.6% indicated other reasons for leaving the program
    • §  4.4% were unsuccessful in passing RADI courses
    • Results for retention in the program were as follows:
      • o   2008:  79%
      • o   2009:  87%
      • o   2010:  81%
      • o   2011:  83%
      • o   2012:  82%

Graduation Survey, Job Placement Results for 2008-2013:

  • 67 out of 229 of surveys were returned
  • 29% of surveys were returned.
  • 79% of graduates indicated they are employed as a radiographer within 6 months of graduation
  • 10% of graduates that were unable to find employment indicated they couldn’t find a job in their area and were unable to relocate. 
  • Less than 1% of students indicated they choose another profession, continuing their education and not seeking employment at this time.
  • Of the 79% of graduates that indicated they are employed, 34% were full time and 43% were part time.  11% indicated part time was by their choice.
  • 63% of the respondents indicated their internship site is where they were employed.
  • 75% of respondents are working in diagnostic radiography.
  • 34% of respondents indicated their average salary was between $25,000 - $30,000 a year, while 12% indicated they made between $30,000 and 35,000.
  • 57% of graduates indicated they would give the program a rating of excellent, 37% would rate the program as good and 6% indicated the program was fair for a total of 100% of respondents indicated the program was fair or better.
  • 71% of the respondents indicated that the program prepared them very well for the registry, while 26% indicated they were adequately prepared only 3% felt they were not prepared.   Final results were 97% indicated the program prepared them adequately or higher for the registry. 
  • 71% of respondents indicated the program prepared them very well for a job as an entry-level radiographer.  26% indicated the program adequately prepared.  Only 3% indicated they were unprepared.  Final results were 97% indicated the program prepared them adequately or higher for a job as an entry level radiographer.