Student Outcomes

Graduation Rates

DC Degree Completion Rates

The following table shows the overall average of the two most recent year's completion rates by trimester which are calculated at the 150% of the normal completion time.

Northeast College of Health Sciences Doctor of Chiropractic Program (DCP)
Normal Length of Program: 10 Trimesters
Entrance Term # of Students Matriculated in Entrance Term Term 15 Trimesters After Entrance Term # Students in Column A That Graduated by Term in Column C Completion Rate at the 150th Percentile
Fall 2013 128 Spring 2018 120 94%
Winter 2014 43 Fall 2018 38 88%
Spring 2014 24 Winter 2019 20 83%
 
Fall 2014 121 Spring 2019 106 88%
Winter 2015 29 Fall 2019 27 93%
Spring 2015 27 Winter 2020 22 82%
2-YR TOTAL 372   333 90%

Doctor of Chiropractic

Northeast's Doctor of Chiropractic program has a graduation rate of 93.4%. This rate represents the percentage of students that entered in the Fall 2014 cohort, and earned the Doctor of Chiropractic degree within the maximum timeframe.

Master of Science in Applied Clinical Nutrition

Northeast's Master of Science in Applied Clinical Nutrition program has a graduation rate of 86.7%. This rate represents the percentage of students that entered in the Fall 2016 cohort, and earned the M.S.A.C.N. degree from Northeast within the maximum timeframe.

Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction

Northeast's Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction program has a graduation rate of 59.1%. This rate represents the percentage of students that entered in the Fall 2016 cohort, and earned the M.S.H.A.P.I. degree from Northeast within the maximum timeframe.

National Board Scores

NBCE Board Scores

NBCE National Board Results *
2018-2019
  NBCE Part I
Northeast US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2020 147 106 72% 75%
2019 139 108 78% 73%
2 Year Total 286 214 75% 74%
  NBCE Part II
Northeast US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2020 114 81 71% 68%
2019 147 108 73% 69%
2 Year Total 261 189 72% 69%
  NBCE Part III
Northeast US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2020 126 100 79% 79%
2019 158 136 86% 77%
2 Year Total 284 236 83% 78%
  NBCE Part IV
Northeast US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2020 129 120 93% 91%
2019 133 129 97% 93%
2 Year Total 262 249 95% 92%
  NBCE Physiotherapy
Northeast US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2020 94 89 95% 88%
2019 122 105 86% 88%
2 Year Total 216 194 90% 88%

In keeping with the CCE Policy 56 requiring public disclosure of student performance, DCPs must disclose up-to-date results of student performance on national board examinations on the program website. Each program shall post annual and an overall weighted average of the four (4) most recent years' NBCE Parts I, II, III, and IV Exam success rates.

Calendar Year
(Last 4 years)
Number of Graduates Attempting Any or All Parts (I, II, III, IV) of NBCE Exams within six (6) months post-graduation * Number of Graduates Passing All Parts (I, II, III, IV) of NBCE Exams within six (6) months post-graduation * Percentage of Graduates Passing All Parts (I, II, III, IV) of NBCE Exams within six (6) months post-graduation *
2016 161 147 91%
2017 178 146 82%
2018 147 112 76%
2019 138 112 81%
Total 624 517 83%

Weighted Average

* Note: The chart reflects all Northeast students sitting for sections of the exams, including those individuals who may not be required to take the US NBCE Examination