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Fast Facts

Student to Faculty Ratio 

  • Lecture: 4-7 students to 1 faculty
  • Clinical: 1 student to 1 certified genetic counselor

Certification Exam Pass Rate – First Attempt

  • American Board of Genetic Counseling
    • 2016 – 70% (83% national)
    • 2015 – 100% (85% national)
    • 2014 – 100% (73% national)
    • 2013 – 100% (83% national)

Employment Rate of Graduates at Time of Graduation

  • 2016 – 100% (7 of 7)
  • 2015 – 100% (6 of 6)
  • 2014 – 100% (6 of 6)
  • 2013 – 0% (0 of 1)

Graduation Rate

  • 2016 – 100%
  • 2015 – 100%
  • 2014 – 100%
  • 2013 – 100%

Maximum Class Size

  • Variable depending upon clinical placements
  • Number Admitted Last Year (2016) – 7

Key measures used for making admission decisions:

  • GPA (major and overall), GRE scores, essay, letters of recommendation, volunteer and shadowing experiences determine invitation for interview
  • Responses to interview questions, professionalism, writing submission, and interaction with peers determines admission offer

Average Entering GPA

  • 2014 — 3.57