Athletic Training Program Outcomes

Program Retention Rate

Measures the percentage of students who have enrolled in the professional phase of the athletic training program who return to the Castleton to continue their studies each subsequent academic year. 

  2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 3 year aggregate
Number of students beginning program (cohort number) 10 13 8 31
Number of students returning for subsequent year 2 9 12 8 29
Program retention rate 90% 92% 100% 95%
Number of students returning for subsequent year 3 9 11 8 28
Program retention rate 90% 85% 100% 90%

Student Graduation Rate

Measures the progress of students who began their studies as full-time athletic training students, formally accepted into the professional phase of the program, who completed their AT degree within 150% of the “normal time” for completing this degree. 

  2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 3 year aggregate
Number of students graduating from the program 9 11 6 29
Student graduation rate (%) 100% 100% 75% * 92% *

* Last updated September 2019

Board of Certification Pass Rate

 

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

3 year aggregate

Number of students graduating from the program

9

11

6

26

Number of students taking the exam

9

11

6

26

Number of students passing on first attempt

7

8

4

19

Percent passing first attempt (%)

78%

73%

67%

73%

Number total passing

8

11

4

23

Percent total passing (%)

89%

100%

67%

88%

Graduate Placement Rate

This is a measurement of the percentage of students within 6-months of graduation that have obtained positions in the following categories: employed as an athletic trainer, employed as other, and not employed.

 

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

3 year aggregate

Number of students employed as AT

8

9

3

20

Student employment rate as AT (%)

89%

82%

50%

74%

Number of students employed as other

1

0

3

4

Student employment rate as other (%)

11%

0%

50%

20%

Number of students not employed

0

*2

0

*2

Student not employed rate (%)

0%

*18%

0%

*6%

*2017-18 Number not employed- due to enrollment in a Doctor of Physical Therapy Program.
** 2018-19 data last updated September 2019.