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 2011 127 Spring 2016 118 93%
Winter 2012 42 Fall 2016 36 86%
Spring 2012 30 Winter 2017 23 77%
 
Fall 2012 122 Spring 2017 104 85%
Winter 2013 48 Fall 2017 43 90%
Spring 2013 23 Winter 2018 23 100%
2-YR TOTAL 392   347 89%

Doctor of Chiropractic

NYCC's Doctor of Chiropractic program has a graduation rate of 93.8%. This rate represents the percentage of students that entered in the Fall 2013 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 82.1%. This rate represents the percentage of students that entered in the Fall 2013 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 73.3%. This rate represents the percentage of students that entered in the Fall 2015 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 63.3%. This rate represents the percentage of students that entered in the Fall 2015 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 *
2016-2017
  NBCE Part I
NYCC US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2017 152 114 75% 72%
2016 149 103 69% 70%
2 Year Total 301 217 72% 71%
  NBCE Part II
NYCC US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2017 136 102 75% 73%
2016 140 100 71% 71%
2 Year Total 276 202 73% 72%
  NBCE Part III
NYCC US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2017 154 127 83% 82%
2016 169 135 80% 78%
2 Year Total 323 262 81.5% 80%
  NBCE Part IV
NYCC US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2017 159 142 89% 88%
2016 156 139 89% 91%
2 Year Total 315 281 89% 89.5%
  NBCE Physiotherapy
NYCC US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2017 113 105 93% 89%
2016 147 138 94% 88%
2 Year Total 260 243 93.5% 88.5%

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 *
2014 173 142 82%
2015 161 136 85%
2016 161 147 91%
2017 178 146 82%
Total 673 571 85%

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
2015-2017
  Acupuncture
NYCC US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2017 17 15 88.2% 79.4%
2016 24 21 87.5% 75.9%
2015 20 18 90.0% 79.8%
3 Year Total 61 54 88.5% 78.4%
  Biomedicine
NYCC US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2017 11 8 72.7% 74.5%
2016 18 10 55.6% 73.5%
2015 18 18 100.0% 72.3%
3 Year Total 47 36 76.6% 73.4%
  Chinese Herbology
NYCC US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2017 7 6 85.7% 83.9%
2016 9 8 88.9% 78.8%
2015 9 8 88.9% 80.2%
3 Year Total 25 22 88.0% 81.0%
  Foundations of Oriental Medicine
NYCC US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2017 16 14 87.5% 79.1%
2016 24 22 91.7% 78.0%
2015 19 18 94.7% 78.1%
3 Year Total 59 54 91.5% 78.4%