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NYCC Students perform well on National Board Examinations

Performance rates on National Licensure Examinations serve as an indicator of a quality professional education program to prospective students. The National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) recently decided to allow the chiropractic colleges to publish the results of their students' performance on the various parts of the national examinations.

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Physiotherapy

Part 1
  NYCC Data US Average
  # Tested # Pass % Pass % Pass
Spring 2014 93 80 86.0 % 74.3 %
Fall 2013 69 38 55.1 % 74.8 %
Spring 2013 113 82 72.6 % 72.8 %
Fall 2012 59 38 64.4 % 73.2 %
         
2 Year Total 334 238 71.3 % 73.8 %

PART I of the National Board Exam consists of multiple-choice questions relating to each of the six basic science areas which include general anatomy spinal anatomy, physiology, chemistry, pathology, and microbiology and public health. NYCC students must have completed their fourth trimester at the time of the examination.

PART II of the National Board Exam consists of multiple-choice questions relating to six clinical science areas which include general diagnosis, neuromusculoskeletal diagnosis, diagnostic imaging, principles of chiropractic, chiropractic practice, and associated clinical sciences. NYCC students must have completed their sixth trimester at the time of the examination.

PART III is a written competency examination designed to assess clinical areas that are nationally accepted in light of common practice requirements. NYCC students are eligible to sit for this exam within nine months of graduation.

PART IV is a practical examination that is designed to assess clinical areas that are accepted as common practice requirements. NYCC students are eligible to sit for this exam after passing NBCE Parts I and II and are within six months of graduation. Part IV is recognized in 48 states as the practical component for state licensure.

Physiotherapy is an elective examination and eligible students must have completed 120 hours of course work in Physiotherapy before taking the exam.

NCCAOM Board Scores

Acupuncture Biomedicine Chinese Herbology Foundations of Oriental Medicine

Acupuncture
  NYCC Data US Average
  # Tested # Pass % Pass % Pass
2013 18 13 72.2 % 85.7 %
2012 15 12 80.0 % 85.5 %
         
2 Year Total 33 25 75.8 % 85.6 %

Canadian Chiropractic Examining Board Scores:

Pass rates on CCEB examinations by College of Graduation (2008 – 2013)

Graduation Rates
  • NYCC's Doctor of Chiropractic program has a graduation rate of 88.6%. This rate represents the percentage of full-time students that entered in the Fall 2009 cohort, and earned the Doctor of Chiropractic degree from NYCC within the maximum timeframe.
  • NYCC's Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine has a graduation rate of 58.8%. This rate represents the percentage of students that entered in the Fall 2009 cohort, and earned the Master of Science in Acupuncture or Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree within the maximum timeframe.
  • NYCC's Master of Science in Applied Clinical Nutrition program has a graduation rate of 72.4%. This rate represents the percentage of students that entered in the Fall 2011 cohort, and earned the M.S.A.C.N. degree from NYCC within the maximum timeframe.
  • NYCC's Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction program has a graduation rate of 70.8%. This rate represents the percentage of students that entered in the Fall 2011 cohort, and earned the M.S.H.A.P.I. degree from NYCC within the maximum timeframe.

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