Program Effectiveness

Information on the Effectiveness of the Ohio Valley Hospital/La Roche College Radiologic Technology Program is listed for the years 2013-2018. Program Effectiveness is measured by the Radiologic Technologist Exam Pass Rate, Job Placement in the field of Radiologic Technology, and the overall Program Completion Rate within the 24 month period.

Exam Pass Rate

As per the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology Standard 5.2, the five-year average credentialing examination pass rate of not less than 75 percent at first attempt within six months of graduation is documented below:

Year Percent passing on 1st attempt Number of students
2014 83% 5 of 6 passed on 1st attempt
2015 75% 6 of 8 passed on 1st attempt
2016 89% 8 of 9 passed on 1st attempt
2017 100% 4 of 4 passed on 1st attempt
2018 100% 4 of 4 passed on 1st attempt
5-Year Average 89%

Job Placement

Our five-year average job placement rate of not less than 75 percent within twelve months of graduation from 2013 through 2017, as per the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology standard 5.2 is documented below:

Year Job Placement Number of
Graduates
Job Within
1 Year
Continuing
Education
Details
2013 100% 7 7 7 BA Degree: 7
2014 100% 6 5 4

BA Degree: 1

Working on degree: 3

Not Actively Seeking Employment: 2

2015 100% 8 7 6

BA Degree: 6

Not Actively Seeking Employment: 1

2016 100% 9 9 3

BA Degree: 6

Working on degree: 2

Radiation Therapy: 1

2017 100% 4 4 3 BA Degree: 4
5-Year Average 100%

The JRCERT has defined “not actively seeking employment” as:

  • 1) Graduate fails to communicate with program officials regarding employment status after multiple attempts, OR
  • 2) Graduate is unwilling to seek employment that requires relocation, OR
  • 3) Graduate is unwilling to accept employment due to salary or hours, OR
  • 4) Graduate is on active military duty, OR
  • 5) Graduate is continuing education.

Program Completion Rate

The Program Completion Rate is defined as the number of students who complete the program within the required 24-month length.

Year Percent Completion Number of students
2014 60% Began: 9
1 Students returned to complete
the program (Total Students: 10)
Graduated: 6
Withdrew/Dismissed: 4
2015 73% Began: 9
2 Students returned to complete
the program (Total Students: 11)
Graduated: 8
Withdrew/Dismissed: 3
2016 100% Began: 9
Graduated: 9
2017 44% Began: 9
Graduated: 4
Withdrew/Dismissed: 5
2018 44%

Began: 9

Graduated: 4

Withdrew/Dismissed: 5

5-Year Average
64%