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Class Profile

The New England College of Optometry 2012 First Year Class Profile (updated 11/17/13)
Admissions Statistics  
Applicants   930
Matriculated 109
   
Mean GPA 3.41
Mean Science GPA 3.30
   
Mean OAT  
Academic Average 327
Total Science 325
   
College Degrees (highest)  
Bachelor's 102
Master's 0
3+4 affiliations 3
No degree (3+ years) 4
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Graduate Statistics

 

Academic Year 09-10 10-11 11-12 12-13
         
Retention rates first-to-second year 99.1% 96.7% 95.8%  100%
Percentage of graduates who receive degree within 6 years 99% 100% 100% 100%
Number of NECO graduates matched for residency programs 30 30 41 40
National Boards Pass Rate (All Schools) (rounded) 96.0% 94.0% 92.7% 90.2%
NECO National Boards Pass Rate (rounded) 97.0% 88.0% 91.5% 90.3%

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The New England College of Optometry is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE) of the American Optometric Association and by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE) of the New England Association of Schools & Colleges, Inc. Both ACOE and CIHE and their respective associations are recognized by the Council of Post-Secondary Accreditation.