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Midwifery Program

Program Statistics

MIDWIFERY PROGRAM DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION, 2016-2017 (as of 9/1/16)
By Race: Number: Percent:
White 31 51.7%
Black 16 26.7%
Latina/o 7 11.7%
Asian 2 3.3%
More than 1 4 6.7%
  60 100.1%


MIDWIFERY PROGRAM GRADUATION RATES:
ENTERING CLASS OF: CLASSES OF: NUMBER ENROLLED/ GRADUATED % GRADUATING ATTRITION EXPLANATION DISMISSAL RATE
2013 2015,2016

PT: 15/11*

FT: 2/1*

70.6%

(final statistics will not be available until 2018 due to decelerations

2 withdrew passing (personal or medical reasons)

3 decelerated  (personal, medical, academic reasons)

 
2012 2015, 2016

PT:11/9

FT: 2/2

84.6%

1 withdrew passing (personal reasons)

1 student dismissed (academic reasons)
0%
2011 2013, 2014

PT: 7/8

FT: 0

100%

  0%
2010 2012, 2013

PT: 17/14

FT: 4/4

82.4%

2 withdrew passing (personal reasons)

1 dismissed (academic reasons)

4.8%
2009 2011, 2012

PT: 10/9

FT: 3/3
92.3% 1 withdrew passing (personal reasons) 0%
Total 2009-2013 (classes of 2011-2016)  

PT: 60/51
FT: 11/10
TOTAL: 71/61

86% 6 voluntarily withdrew
3 decelerated
2 dismissed
2.8%


MIDWIFERY PROGRAM:
PASS RATES ON THE AMERICAN MIDWIFERY CERTIFICATION BOARD (AMCB)
NATIONAL CERTIFYING EXAMINATION:
YEAR 1st time takers # 1st time pass # 1st time pass % Retake Pass # Retake Pass Data
2016 14 13*** 92.9% 2/2 100%
2015 7 7 100% 2/3 75%
2014 14 11 79%** 6/6 100%
2013 10 6* 60%* 2/8 20%
2012 13 11 85% 0/1 0%

*Of all 2013 program graduates, 12 out of 13 are now Certified Midwives or Certified Nurse-Midwives (some graduates postponed taking the Boards or passed on a re-attempt). This is an overall pass rate of 92.3%.

**Of all 2014 program graduates, 10 out of 12 are now Certified Midwives or Certified Nurse-Midwives (some graduates postponed taking the Boards or passed on a re-attempt). This is an overall pass rate of 83.3%.

***Of all  2016 program graduates, all are now Certified Midwives or Certified Nurse-Midwives. (One graduate passed on re-attempt.) This is an overall pass rate of 100%.

 

Cumulative Total First Time Pass Rate for Past 3 Years: 88.6%

Total Pass Rate (First Time Takers & Retakers) for the Past 3 Years: 89.1%

Cumulative Total First Time Pass Rate for Past 5 Years: 82.8%

Total Pass Rate (First Time Takers & Retakers) for the Past 5 Years: 76.9%


ADMISSIONS CYCLE YEAR (Fall) NUMBER OF APPLICANTS NUMBER ACCEPTED (% OF TOTAL APPLICATIONS) NUMBER WITHDREW APPLICATION BEFORE DECISION MADE NUMBER ATTENDING (% OF TOTAL ACCEPTED)
2016 37 24 (64.9%) 0 17 (70.8%)
2015 36 22 (61.1%) 2 15 (68.2%)
2014 42 21 (51.2%) 1 16 (76.2%; 1 deferred)
2013 43 (includes 2 prior deferrals) 17 (39.5%) 0 17 (100%)
2012 37 21 (56.8%) 1 15 (71.4%)
2011 30 16 (53.3) 5 8 (50%)