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Fast Facts

Student to Faculty Ratio  

  • Clinic                                                 1 student to 1 faculty
  • Labs                                                  5 students to 1 faculty
  • Didactic                                            5 students to 1 faculty

Certification Exam Pass Rate – Part I

  • COMT Multiple-Choice Examination
    • 2010 – 50%
    • 2011 – 75%
    • 2012 – 100%

After successful completion of the COMT Multiple-Choice Examination candidates must also complete two practical examinations as part of the national certification process.  For more information, please visit the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (www.jcahpo.org).

Employment Rate of Graduates

  • 2012 –  100%
  • 2011 –  100%
  • 2010 –  75%

 Graduation Rate

  • 2010 – 100%
  • 2011 – 100%
  • 2012 – 100%

Class Size

  • 4-5 students

Number of Applicants

  • 2010 – 12
  • 2011 – 10
  • 2012 – 18

Number Admitted Last Year

  • 5

Key measures used for making admission decisions:

Average Entering GPA

  • 2010 – 3.09
  • 2011 – 2.97
  • 2012 – 3.27

 Department Enrollment

  • 10 students: 5 first year and 5 second year

Demographics of most recent graduating class:

  • Average Age of Students = 24
  • Race/Ethnicity of Students: 1 Black or African American, 2 White (not Hispanic)
  • Sex: all female

Degrees Awarded

  • Bachelor of Science in Ophthalmic Medical Technology

Application Period

  • Open with a May 15th deadline for the upcoming academic year

Beginning Semester

  • Fall

Accept Out-of-State Students

  • Yes

Preference for Arkansas Residents?

  • Yes