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.

New York Chiropractic College 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

NYCC's Doctor of Chiropractic program has a graduation rate of 87.6%. 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.

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

NYCC's Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine program has a graduation rate of 75%. This rate represents the percentage of students that entered in the Fall 2014 cohort, and earned the Master of Science in Acupuncture or Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree within the maximum timeframe.

Master of Science in Applied Clinical Nutrition

NYCC's Master of Science in Applied Clinical Nutrition program has a graduation rate of 82.8%. This rate represents the percentage of students that entered in the Fall 2016 cohort, and earned the M.S.A.C.N. degree from NYCC within the maximum timeframe.

Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction

NYCC's Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction program has a graduation rate of 57.7%. 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 NYCC within the maximum timeframe.

National Board Scores

NBCE Board Scores

NBCE National Board Results *
2018-2019
  NBCE Part I
NYCC US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2019 139 108 78% 73%
2018 132 95 72% 66%
2 Year Total 271 203 75% 69.5%
  NBCE Part II
NYCC US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2019 147 108 73% 69%
2018 94 68 72% 71%
2 Year Total 241 176 72.5% 70%
  NBCE Part III
NYCC US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2019 158 136 86% 77%
2018 115 95 83% 80%
2 Year Total 273 231 84.5% 78.5%
  NBCE Part IV
NYCC US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2019 133 129 97% 93%
2018 129 123 95% 94%
2 Year Total 262 252 96% 93.5%
  NBCE Physiotherapy
NYCC US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2019 122 105 86% 88%
2018 93 84 90% 88%
2 Year Total 215 189 88% 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 NYCC students sitting for sections of the exams, including those individuals who may not be required to take the US NBCE Examination

NCCAOM Board Scores

NCCAOM National Board Results
2016-2018
  Acupuncture
NYCC US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2018 23 16 69.6% 77.8%
2017 17 15 88.2% 79.4%
2016 24 21 87.5% 75.9%
3 Year Total 64 52 81.3% 77.7%
  Biomedicine
NYCC US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2018 14 11 78.6% 75.5%
2017 11 8 72.7% 74.5%
2016 18 10 55.6% 73.5%
3 Year Total 43 29 67.4% 74.5%
  Chinese Herbology
NYCC US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2018 4 4 100.0% 78.4%
2017 7 6 85.7% 83.9%
2016 9 8 88.9% 78.8%
3 Year Total 20 18 90.0% 80.4%
  Foundations of Oriental Medicine
NYCC US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2018 23 20 87.0% 78.6%
2017 16 14 87.5% 79.1%
2016 24 22 91.7% 78.0%
3 Year Total 63 56 88.9% 78.6%

* Note: Less than 30 examinees = not significant.