UTHSCSA Student Achievement

Graduation Performance Measures

Cumulative Graduation Rates by School and Degree Level, 2014-2016
School Level 2014 Graduation Rate 2015 Graduation Rate 2016 Graduation Rate
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Master’s 63.83% 74.47% 79.41%
Doctoral 60.0% 50.0% 63.0%
School of Dentistry Bachelor’s 100.0% 100.0% 94.29%
Professional 91.59% 91.35% 95.24%
School of Health Professions Bachelor’s 75.32% 72.46% 70.37%
Master’s 92.54% 82.89% 93.33%
Professional 100.0% 95.00% 92.31%
School of Medicine Master’s 63.64% 62.50% 75.00%
Professional 95.07% 97.75% 93.21%
School of Nursing Bachelor’s 93.33% 93.33% 93.94%
Master’s 82.46% 76.24% 69.32%

*Doctoral Cohorts span a 10-year period; Professional and Master’s – 5 years; Baccalaureate – 3 years.

Doctoral students on a 10 Year cohort
Master’s and Professional 5 Year Cohort
Undergraduate 3 Year Cohort

 

Time to Degree

 

Pass Rate Performance Measures

First-Time Pass Rates on Licensing and Certification Exams, 2014-2016

Program

Targets

FY 2014

FY 2015

FY2016

Bachelor of Nursing (BSN) 90%

84

78

89

Clinical Laboratory Science (BS) 90%

100

81

87

Dental Hygiene (BS) 90%

93

84

87

Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) 94%

94

96

92

Doctor of Medicine (MD) 95%

96

96

96

Emergency Health Sciences – Paramedic (certificate) 90%

89

91

90

Occupational Therapy (MOT) 90%

90

85

74

Physical Therapy (DPT) 90%

95

89

94

Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) 90%

86

100

100

Respiratory Care (BS) 90%

100

90

100

Source: LBB

 

Workforce Performance Measures

Job Placement Rates in Selected Programs
Program
Level Target 2013 Employment Rate 2014 Employment Rate 2015 Employment Rate
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist Bachelor’s 80% 94% 94% 94%
Master’s* 80% 33% 33% 50%
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist Bachelor’s 80% 92% 95% 96%
Physician Assistant Master’s 80% 82% 85% 90%
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Bachelor’s 80% 93% 77% 100%
Occupational Therapy/Therapist Master’s 80% 91% 84% 88%
Physical Therapy/Therapist Doctorate 80% 79% 86% 81%
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor’s 80% 79% 81% 84%
Nursing Practice Doctorate 80% 80% 100% 93%
Source: THECB

 

*The Master’s Degree in Dental Hygiene is an online program that enrolls a significant number of out of state students. These low employment numbers reflect the fact that the THECB only tracks employment of Texas residents.

 

Match Rates for Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine
Year Match Rate
2013 98.7%
2014 98.1%
2015 97.5%
2016 97.6%
2017 98.5%