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Student Achievement for All Programs - Data From Academic Year 2020-2021

Program  Placement Rate Retention Rate License Rate
Master's Entry to Nursing Practice 100% 94% 100%
Clinical Nurse Leader 100% 93% (Students are licensed)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing 72% 92% 99%
RN to BSN 88% 89% (Students are licensed)
Cardiovascular Technology      
   Adult Echocardiography 100% 93% 100%
   Non-Invasive Vascular Study 100% 89% 100%
   Invasive Cardiovascular Technology 100% 67% 100%
   Cardiac Electrophysiology 100% 100% 0%
Patient Care Technician 87% 90% 92%
Surgical Technology 100% 78% 100%
Monitor Surveillance  73% 80%  

 

Student Achievement for all programs as reported to Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) 

Key:

  1. The percent of graduates (who graduated between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020) who are placed in the related field of study by December 1st of the year following graduation. This rate is calculated by taking the total number of graduates placed divided by the total number of graduates minus the number of graduates unavailable for placement due to medical issues, active duty military service, or continuing education.
  2. The percent of students who are retained in the program during the identified academic year. This rate is calculated by the enrollment (as of June 30) plus graduates divided by beginning enrollment (as of July 1) plus new starts and readmits.

(*) No graduates during this academic year.

Percentages are rounded to the nearest whole number.

NCLEX Passing Rates for Nursing Programs, Calendar Years 2017-2021

Program  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Master's Entry to Nursing Practice * * * 100% 100%
Bachelor of Science in Nursing 97% 100% 93% 90% 90%

 

NCLEX Passing Rates for Nursing Programs as reported to Virginia Board of Nursing

Key:

(*) No graduates during this calendar year.

Percentages are rounded to the nearest whole number.

CVT Student Success Data Using CAAHEP Methodology

Placement Rates (1)        
Program 2019 2020 2021 3 Year Avg.
Adult Echocardiography  100% 100% 100% 100%
Cardiac Electrophysiology  100% 0%* 100%* 100%
Invasive Cardiovascular Technology  100% 100% 100% 100%
Non-invasive Vascular Study 75% 83% 100% 86%

 

Graduation Rates (2)        
Program 2019 2020 2021 3 Year Avg.
Adult Echocardiography 88% 38% 75% 67%
Cardiac Electrophysiology  50% 0%* 40% 30%
Invasive Cardiovascular Technology  60% 78% 38% 59%
Non-invasive Vascular Study 100% 86% 38% 75%

 

National Exam Pass Rates (3)        
Program 2019 2020 2021 3 Year Avg.
Adult Echocardiography  100% 100% 100%  100%
Cardiac Electrophysiology  100% 0%* 0% 50%
Invasive Cardiovascular Technology  71% 100% 100%  90%
Non-invasive Vascular Study 100% 100% 100% 100%

 

All data presented here was reported to JRC/CVT - CAAHEP in November 2021.

(1) The percentage of graduates who are placed in the related field of study by August 11th of the year following graduation. (It may take 3-5 months for our graduates to actually get placed, so this represents only the three months after graduation.) This rate is calculated by taking the total number of graduates placed divided by the total number of graduates minus the number of graduates unavailable for placement due to medical issues, active duty military service, or continuing education.

(2) Total students in the class who have been reported as graduates to-date.

(3) The total percentage of graduates who pass the licensure or certification exam on their first or subsequent attempts.

 

Student Success Data - Surgical Technology Program Using CAAHEP Methodology

Academic Year 2019 2020 2021 3 Year Avg.
Placement Rate (1) 100% 100% 100% 100%
Retention Rate (2) 69% 75% 71% 72%
National Exam Pass Rate (3) 100% 83% 100% 94%

 

All data presented here was reported to ARCSTSA-CAAHEP on May 9, 2022.

Key:

(1) The percent of graduates who are placed in the related field of study by August 11th of the year following graduation. (It may take 3-5 months for our graduates to actually get placed, so this represents only the 3 months after graduation.) This rate is calculated by taking the total number of graduates placed divided by the total number of graduates minus number of graduates unavailable for placement due to medical issues, active duty military service, or continuing education.

(2) Percentage of students who are retained in the program.

(3) The total percentage of graduates who pass the licensure or certification exam on their first attempt.

(*) No graduates during this academic year.

College Facts:

  • Established in 1892
  • Approximately 500 Students Enrolled
  • Approximately 70 Faculty Members
  • 4 Student Organizations

Master's Entry to Nursing Practice:

  • 100% Placement Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • 94% Retention Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • 100% Licensure Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • 945 Hands-on Hours
  • Finish in only 2 years
  • Maximum New Enrollment is 20 New Students - 2021-2022 Academic Year
  • 22 Courses
  • 80 Credit Hours
  • Total Enrollment: 41 (2022-2023 Academic Year)

Clinical Nurse Leader:

  • 100% Placement Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • 93% Retention Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • No Preadmissions Test
  • Finish in only 2 years
  • Only 2 Clinical Courses
  • Maximum New Enrollment is 15 Students - 2021-2022 Academic Year
  • 11 Courses
  • 40 Credit Hours
  • 2 Starts Each Year
  • Total Enrollment: 5 (2022-2023 Academic Year)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing:

  • 72% Placement Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • 92% Retention Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • 99% NCLEX Pass Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • Program Established in 1892
  • 900 Hands-on Hours in Simulation, Skills Labs, & Clinicals
  • Bachelor's Degree Program Established in 2010
  • First BSN Class Graduated in 2012
  • Classes Begin in January Each Year
  • The Application Deadline is June 15
  • Students Finish in 2.5 Years (5 Semesters)
  • Enrollment: 164 (2022-2023 Academic Year)

CVT - Adult Echocardiography:

  • 100% Placement Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • 93% Retention Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • 100% Registry Exam Pass Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • Program Established 1982
  • Application Deadline May 15
  • Classes Begin in August Each Year
  • Finish in 2 Years
  • Enrollment: 13 (2022-2023 Academic Year)
  • 1,260 Hands-on Hours in Simulation, Skills Labs, & Clinicals 

CVT - Non-invasive Vascular Study:

  • 100% Placement Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • 89% Retention Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • 100% Registry Exam Pass Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • Program Established 1982
  • Application Deadline May 15
  • Classes Begin in August Each Year
  • Finish in 2 Years
  • Enrollment: 11 (2022-2023 Academic Year)
  • 1,215 Hands-on Hours in Simulation, Skills Labs, & Clinicals

CVT - Invasive Cardiovascular Technology:

  • 100% Placement Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • 67% Retention Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • 100% Registry Exam Pass Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • Program Established 1982
  • Application Deadline May 15
  • Classes Begin in August Each Year
  • Finish in 2 Years
  • Enrollment: 10 (2022-2023 Academic Year)
  • 1,305 Hands-on Hours in Simulation, Skills Labs, & Clinicals

CVT - Cardiac Electrophysiology:

  • 1000%* Placement Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • 100% Retention Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • 0% Registry Exam Pass Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • Program Established 2011
  • Application Deadline May 15
  • Classes Begin in August Each Year
  • Finish in 2 Years
  • Enrollment: 7 (2022-2023 Academic Year)
  • 1 of 3 Cardiac Electrophysiology Programs in the USA
  • 1,080 Hands-on Hours in Simulation, Skills Labs, & Clinicals

Surgical Technology:

  • 100% Placement Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • 78% Retention Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • 100% Certification Exam Pass Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • Program Established 1950s
  • One of only 8 Surgical Technology Programs in VA
  • Application Deadline May 15
  • Classes Begin in August Each Year
  • Finish in 2 Years
  • 1,080 Hands-on Hours in Simulation, Skills Labs, & Clinicals
  • Enrollment: 22 (2022-2023 Academic Year)

Patient Care Technician:

  • 87% Placement Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • 90% Retention Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • 92% National Exam Pass Rate - Fall 2020 Term
  • Finish in 16 Weeks
  • 180 Hands-on Hours in Simulation, Skills Labs, & Clinicals 
  • Classes Begin January, May & August
  • Enrollment: 29 (Fall 2022 Academic Term)

Monitor Surveillance:

  • 73% Placement Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • 80% Retention Rate - 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • Finish in 15 Weeks
  • 234 Hands-on Hours in Simulation, Skills, & Clinicals
  • Classes Begin Every January & August
  • Enrollment: 8 (Fall 2022 Academic Term)

Certificate in Cardiac Electrophysiology (CEP) Academic Certificate:

  • Program Established 2021
  • Application Deadline June 1
  • Finish in 3 Semesters/1 Year
  • 16 Total Credit Hours
  • Classes Begin Every  August
  • Enrollment: 5 (2022-2023 Academic Term)

Medical Assistant:

  • Program Established 2022
  • Finish in 2 Semesters/1 Year
  • 28 Total Credit Hours
  • 450 Hands-on Hours
  • Classes Begin Every August
  •  Enrollment: 12 (2022-2023 Academic Term)

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