Program Effectiveness

C-SpineWhile not everything can be explained with numbers, the following information is designed to give the prospective student an idea of the effectiveness of the Radiologic Technology Program by considering the Program Completion Rate, National Board Pass Rate, Job Placement Rate, Graduate Survey and Employer Survey. The effectiveness statistics are based on the most recent five years of available data in each area considered.

The Radiologic Technology Program has set Benchmarks against which the Program evaluates its effectiveness. Benchmarks can be thought of as goals that the program strives to meet and hopefully exceed.

Program Completion Rate

Year
Percentage of the Class that completed the Program in 3 years or less of starting.
2015
80.0% (20/25)
2014
83.3% (20/24)
2013
90.9% (20/22)
2012
88.5% (23/26)
2011
78.3% (18/23)

FIVE year Program Completion Rate Average = 83.5% (101/121)

Benchmark 65% Five year program completion rate (in three years or less)

National Boards Pass Rate

In order to get a license to practice Radiologic Technology in New York State, graduates of the Radiologic Technology Program are required to pass the national boards given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (www.arrt.org). The following data represents the first attempt pass rate. Over the last five years, a few students passed on the second attempt - - this resulted in 100% of the Radiologic Technology graduates passing the National Boards.

Year Number of Examinees First Attempt Pass Rate within Six Months of Graduation
2015
19
95% (18/19)
2014
20
100% (20/20)
2013
21
100% (21/21)
2012
22
95% (21/22)
2011
20
100% (22/22)

FIVE year success rate average on the examination in Radiography = 98.1% (102/104)

Benchmark 95% Five year pass rate on the A.R.R.T. Examination in Radiography

Job Placement Rate

Year From the Graduate Survey: Are you employed within 6 months of graduation?
2014
87.5% (7/8)
2013
90% (9/10)
2012
90.9% (10/11)
2011
84.6% (11/13)
2010
81.8% (9/11)

Five year average job placement in Radiography rate within 6 months of graduation = 86.8% (46/53)

Benchmark 75% Five year average job placement rate in radiography.

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Graduate Satisfaction Survey

Year From the Graduate Survey: Overall, do you feel that your education in the Radiography Program prepared you to work as an effective member in the Radiography Department and as part of the health care team?
2014
100% (7/7)
2013
90% (9/10)
2012
100% (11/11)
2011
100% (12/12)
2010
100% (11/11)

Five year average graduate satisfaction rate within 6 months of graduation = 98% (50/51)

Benchmark 90% Five year average graduate satisfaction rate

Employer Satisfaction Survey

Year From the Employer Survey: Based upon performance of our graduates in your employ, is it likely that you would hire future graduates of SUNY-ORANGE? Responses Likely PLUS Highly Likely =
2014
100% (5/5)
2013
100% (8/8)
2012
100% (6/6)
2011
100% (10/10)
2010
100% (7/7)

Five year average employer satisfaction rate within 6 months of graduation = 100% (36/36)

Benchmark 90% Five year average employer satisfaction rate