Fast Facts

This page contains important information about students from the Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography program, including information on student success, demographics, and applicant data.

Student Success

Graduation Rates

Below are the graduation rates for the Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography program.
Year of GraduationGraduation Rate
2022100% (13/13)
2021100% (13/13)
202091.7% (11/12)
Three-Year Average97.4% (37/38)

Employment Rates

Below are the employment rates for graduates of our Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. Employment rates are gathered approximately 12 months after graduation from the program.
Year of GraduationEmployment Rate
202184.6% (11/13)
202090.9% (10/11)
201992.3% (12/13)
Three-Year Average89.2% (33/37)

Board Exam Pass Rates

Below are pass rates for the board exam taken by our graduates.
Year of GraduationAbdominal SonographyAdult EchocardiographyObstetrics and GynecologySonographic Principles and InstrumentationVascular Sonography
202175% (3/4)85.7% (6/7)100% (3/3)100% (13/13)100% (4/4)
2020100% (4/4)85.7% (6/7)100% (2/2)71.4% (10/14)75% (3/4)
2019100% (1/1)50% (4/8)100% (2/2)81.8% (9/11)100% (5/5)
Three-Year Average88.9% (8/9)62.5% (15/24)100% (7/7)84.2% (32/38)81.3% (13/16)
Note:  Earning a credential from the ARDMS requires that the graduate pass two certification examinations, the Sonographic Principles and Instrumentation examination and a specialty examination

Current Enrollment Profile for Fall 2022

The data below is for all currently enrolled students in the Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography program.

Total Program Enrollment: 33

Age

  • Average: 24.0
  • Range: 20 to 38

Race/Ethnicity

  • American Indian/Alaskan Native: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Black/African American: 9.1%
  • Hispanic: 3.0%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%
  • White: 81.8%
  • Two or More Races: 3.0%
  • Not Specified or Unknown: 3.0%

Gender

  • Females: 100%
  • Males: 0%
  • Not Specified/Unknown: 0%

Students Receiving Financial Aid: 36.4%

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

Student to Faculty Ratio

  • Classroom¬†Setting: 12 students to 1 faculty
  • Laboratory Setting: 12 students to 3 faculty
  • Clinical Setting: 12 students to 12 faculty

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: 17

Number of Applicants: 67

Three-year Average Number of Applicants: 55

Entering GPAs

  • Average (Undergraduate): 3.70
  • Range (Undergraduate): 3.30 to 3.95
  • Average (Prerequisite): 3.75
  • Range (Prerequisite): 3.47 to 4.00