Fast Facts

This page contains important information about students from the Master of Science in Genetic Counseling program, including information on student success, demographics, and applicant data

Student Success

Graduation Rates

Below are the graduation rates for the Master of Science in Genetic Counseling program.
Year of GraduationGraduation Rate
2022100% (8/8)
202187.5% (7/8)
2020100% (7/7)
Three-Year Average95.7% (22/23)

Employment Rates

Below are the employment rates for graduates of our Master of Science in Genetic Counseling program. Employment rates are gathered approximately 12 months after graduation from the program.
Year of GraduationEmployment Rate
2022100% (8/8)
2021100% (7/7)
2020100% (7/7)
Three-Year Average100% (22/22)

Board Exam Pass Rates

Below are pass rates for the board exam taken by our graduates.
Year of GraduationFirst Attempt Pass RateOverall Pass Rate
Three-Year Average (2020 to 2022)81.3% (13/16)100% (16/16)

Current Enrollment Profile for Fall 2022

The data below is for all currently enrolled students in the Master of Science in Genetic Counseling program.

Total Program Enrollment: 13

Age

  • Average: 24.9
  • Range: 23 to 30

Race/Ethnicity

  • American Indian/Alaskan Native: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Black/African American: 7.7%
  • Hispanic: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%
  • White: 38.5%
  • Two or More Races: 23.1%
  • Not Specified or Unknown: 30.8%

Gender

  • Females: 76.9%
  • Males: 23.1%

Students Receiving Financial Aid: 46.2%

Financial Aid can refer to loans, scholarships, grants, tuition waivers, etc.

Student-to-Faculty Ratio

  • Classroom Setting: 8 students to 1 faculty
  • Laboratory Setting: N/A
  • Clinical Setting: 1 student to 1 certified genetic counselor

Applicant Statistics for Fall 2022

The data below includes all prospective students who completed a UAMS OAA application to the program.

Number Admitted and Enrolled: 5

Number of Applicants: 71

Three-year Average Number of Applicants: 75

Entering GPAs

  • Average:
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