Class of 2021 at SLP Graduation Reception

Student Outcome Data

Three indicators of program success are the percentage of students finishing the program within the expected time, the number of students passing the national examination, and the percentage of graduates finding jobs in the profession. These outcome measures are reported below. 

Program Completion Rate

The graduate portion of the program (also known as the professional phase) is six semesters long over two calendar years.  99% of our graduates in the last three years completed the program within the expected six semesters.

Period

# Completed Program Within Expected Time Frame # Completed Later Than Expected Time Frame

% Completing Within Expected Time Frame

# Not Completing

2018-2019 28 0 100% 1
2019-2020 26 0

100%

1

2020-2021 28 0

100%

0

3 Year Average = 100%

Praxis Exam Pass Rates of Test-Takers

To earn the ASHA Certification of Clinical Competence students must pass a national examination (often referred to as the ASHA Exam).  For the past 13 years, 100% of Duquesne's SLP students have passed the Praxis exam.

Period

#  Reported Taking Exam # Passed Exam
Pass Rate (%)
2018-2019 28 28 100%
2019-2020 26 26 100%
2020-2021 28 28 100%

3 Year Average = 100%

Employment Rates of Graduates within One Year of Graduation

A third outcome measure is how readily graduates are employed.  By student report, over the past three years 100% of our graduates were employed in the profession within one year of graduation.

Period

# Of Graduates % Of Graduates

2017-2018

31

100%

2018-2019

28

100%

2019-2020

26

100%

3 Year Average = 100%