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Class Profiles and Statistics

The following information presents statistics about the incoming Class of 2019 for the Four-year OD program and the Class of 2016 AODP and ASIP programs, as well as the most current NBEO board scores and graduate statistics for various classes.

* AA Average OAT = Average Score of Academic Average OAT
^ TS Average OAT = Average Score of Total Science OAT

NBEO Board Scores

NBEO Board Exam Number of
1st Time Takers
Pass Rate NECO
(1st Time Takers) 
National Average
(1st Time Takers)
Part 1
Applied Basic Science
March 2016
132 82.58% 78.12%
Part 2
Patient Assessment and Management
December 2015
117 88.3% 88.15%
Part 3
Clinical Skills Assessment
2015
114 89.47% 85.86%

For more information about NBEO Examination, visit www.optometry.org.

Four-Year OD Program Information

Graduate Statistics

Academic Year 09-10 10-11 11-12 12-13 13-14 14-15 15-16
Retention rates
first-to-second year
99.1% 96.7% 96.6% 96.6% 100% 97.7% 93.3%
Percentage of graduates
who receive degree
within 6 years
99% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 99%
Number of NECO graduates
matched for
residency programs
30 30 41 40 40 32 31
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