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Fast Facts

Student to Faculty Ratio:

  • Student to Faculty Ratio in the laboratory is no more than 6:1
  • Student to Faculty Ratio in the clinical setting is usually 1:1
  • In fall, 2012, the student to faculty ratio was:  38 students, 4 faculty

Certified Respiratory Therapist Exam Pass Rate:

 1st Time Pass RateOverall Pass RateNational Pass Rate
2011 – 19 grads88.9%17100%58.20%
2012 – 17 grads100%100%59.39%

Written Registry Exam Pass Rate:

 1st Time Pass RateOverall Pass RateNational Pass Rate
2011 – 19 grads83.3%16100%52.34%
2012 – 17 grads88.2%15100%52.47%

Clinical Simulation Exam Pass Rate:

 1st Time Pass RateOverall Pass RateNational Pass Rate
2011 – 19 grads83.30%100%55.67%
2012 – 17 grads88.20%100%61.40%

Employment Rate of Graduates:

  • 2010:  100%
  • 2011:  100%
  • 2012:  100%

Graduation Rate:

  • 2011:  61% (1 in progress)
  • 2012:  55% (3 in progress)

 Class Size:

  • 2010:  52
  • 2011:  45
  • 2012:  38

Number of Applicants:

  • 2010:  61
  • 2011:  63
  • 2012:  56

Key Measures Used for Making Admission Decisions:

Average Entering GPA:

  • 2010:  3.12
  • 2011:  3.07
  • 2012:  3.00

Average HOAExam Score (Natural Science):

  • 2010:  24.48
  • 2011:  47
  • 2012:  72.26 (new scoring system)

Average Total Admission Score:

  • 2010:  68.25
  • 2011:  67.83
  • 2012:  56.71 (new scoring system)

Program Enrollment:  51 Students

  • Seniors:  9
  • Full Time Juniors:  13
  • 2nd Year Part-Time Juniors:  8
  • 1st Year Part-Time Juniors:  8

Demographics of Most Recent Graduating Class:

Average Age of Students:

  • 2010:  27
  • 2011:  29
  • 2012:  27

Race/Ethnicity of Students:

  • 2010:  17 White, 2 Black/AA, 3 Hispanic
  • 2011:  10 White, 5 Black/AA, 1 White/American Indian/Alaskan Native, 1 White/Hispanic, 1 Hispanic
  • 2012:  10 White, 6 Black/AA, 1 American Indian/Alaskan Native, 2 White/Black, 1 White/American Indian/Alaskan Native, 1 Hispanic

Gender:

  • 2010:  14 Male          9 Female
  • 2011:  5 Male            13 Female
  • 2012:  7 Male            14 Female

Degrees Awarded:

  • Bachelor of Science

Application Period:

  • September 1st through May 15th deadline for the upcoming academic year

Beginning Semester(s):  Fall

Accept Out-of-State Students:  Yes

Preference for Arkansas Residents:  Yes