PROGRESSION, RETENTION, AND GRADUATION RATES OF THE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PROGRAM: PROGRESSION: Cohort Beginning Fall of: Number of students FT 2008 2009 30 26 PT 0 3 Number of Students Completing Program Within published length of program FT 24 MOS PT 36 MOS. 27 24 -3 Number of Students Completing the PROGRAM WITHIN 150% of published length of program FT 3 2 PT --- 2010 40 n/a 36 -1 n/a TOTALS 96 3 87 3 6 0 Aggregate Retention Rate for Past Three Years (classes graduating in 2010, 2011, 2012) Retention Rate Graduation Rate FT PT FT PT 100% 100% n/a 100% 100% 100% 93% n/a 93% 97% n/a 100 % n/a 97% RETENTION: Retention is the measure of the rate at which students persist in their educational program, calculated as the percentage of students on the roster, after the add period, from the beginning of the previous academic year who are again enrolled at, or graduated prior to, the beginning of the subsequent academic year. For the three most recent calendar years (January 1, 2010 – December 31, 2012), the Graduate Program in Occupational Therapy at Sacred Heart University has had a retention rate of 97%. GRADUATION: Graduation rate is the total number of students who graduated from a program within 150% of the published length of the program divided by the number of students on the roster who started in the program. Data demonstrates our students’ success rate. Of the students who began the Occupational Therapy at Sacred Heart University for the three most recent calendar years (2008, 2009, 2010), 97% graduate with a Master of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy.