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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

School of Health Professions – Midwifery Program

Program Statistics

MIDWIFERY PROGRAM DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION, 2017-2018 (as of 6/30/2018)
By Race: Number: Percent:
White 20 40.8%
Black 17 34.7%
Latina/o 6 12.2%
Asian 3 6.1%
More than 1 3 6.1%
  49 99.9%

 

MIDWIFERY PROGRAM GRADUATION RATES:
ENTERING CLASS OF: CLASSES OF: NUMBER ENROLLED/ GRADUATED % GRADUATING ATTRITION EXPLANATION DISMISSAL RATE
2015 2018 PT: 14/12 85.7%

1 withdrew health reasons

1 withdraw personal reasons

0%
2014 2017, 2018 PT: 16/14 85.7%

2 withdrew passing (personal or health reasons)
4 decelerated (1 personal, 3 academic)
0%
2013* 2015,2016 PT: 16/14
FT:1/1
82.4%

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: 8/7

FT: 0

100%

  0%
Total 2011-2015
(classes of 2013-2018)
  TOTAL: 68/59 86.76%   1.47%

 

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
2018 12 9 75% 1/4 25%
2017 11 10 90.9% 0/0 N/A
2016 14 13 92.9%** 2/2 100%
2015 7 7 100% 2/3 75%
2014 14 11 79%* 6/6 100%

*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: 86.49%

Total Pass Rate (First Time Takers & Retakers) for the Past 3 Years: 81.4%

Cumulative Total First Time Pass Rate for Past 5 Years: 86.2%

Total Pass Rate (First Time Takers & Retakers) for the Past 5 Years: 82.69%

 

ADMISSIONS CYCLE YEAR (Fall) NUMBER OF APPLICANTS NUMBER ACCEPTED (% OF TOTAL APPLICATIONS) NUMBER WITHDREW APPLICATION BEFORE DECISION MADE NUMBER ATTENDING (% OF TOTAL ACCEPTED)
2018 21 14 (66.67%) 2 13 (92.86%)
2017 29  18 (58.6%)   4 17 (100%) 
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)