Student Outcomes

Graduation Rates

DC Degree Completion Rates

The following table shows the overall average of the two most recent year's completion rates by trimester which are calculated at the 150% of the normal completion time.

Northeast College of Health Sciences Doctor of Chiropractic Program (DCP)
Normal Length of Program: 10 Trimesters
Entrance Term # of Students Matriculated in Entrance Term Term 15 Trimesters After Entrance Term # Students in Column A That Graduated by Term in Column C Completion Rate at the 150th Percentile
Fall 2014 121 Spring 2019 106 88%
Winter 2015 29 Fall 2019 27 93%
Spring 2015 27 Winter 2020 22 82%
 
Fall 2015 122 Spring 2020 114 93%
Winter 2016 36 Fall 2020 31 86%
Spring 2016 26 Winter 2021 23 89%
2-YR TOTAL 361   323 90%

Doctor of Chiropractic

Northeast's Doctor of Chiropractic program has a graduation rate of 93.4%. This rate represents the percentage of students that entered in the Fall 2015 cohort and earned the Doctor of Chiropractic degree within the maximum timeframe.

Master of Science in Applied Clinical Nutrition

Northeast's Master of Science in Applied Clinical Nutrition program has a graduation rate of 86.7%. This rate represents the percentage of students that entered in the Fall 2017 cohort and earned the M.S.A.C.N. degree from Northeast within the maximum timeframe.

Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction

Northeast's Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction program has a graduation rate of 62.5%. This rate represents the percentage of students that entered in the Fall 2017 cohort and earned the M.S.H.A.P.I. degree from Northeast within the maximum timeframe.

National Board Scores

NBCE Board Scores

NBCE National Board Results *
2020-2021
  NBCE Part I
Northeast US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2021 117 74 63% 64%
2020 147 106 72% 75%
2 Year Total 264 180 68% 70%
  NBCE Part II
Northeast US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2021 134 101 75% 65%
2020 114 81 71% 68%
2 Year Total 248 182 73% 67%
  NBCE Part III
Northeast US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2021 142 113 80% 74%
2020 126 100 79% 79%
2 Year Total 268 213 80% 77%
  NBCE Part IV
Northeast US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2021 136 127 93% 92%
2020 129 120 93% 91%
2 Year Total 265 247 93% 92%
  NBCE Physiotherapy
Northeast US Colleges
# Tested # Passed Pass Rate
2021 95 90 95% 91%
2020 94 89 95% 88%
2 Year Total 189 179 95% 90%

In keeping with the CCE Policy 56 requiring public disclosure of student performance, DCPs must disclose up-to-date results of student performance on national board examinations on the program website. Each program shall post annual and an overall weighted average of the four (4) most recent years' NBCE Parts I, II, III, and IV Exam success rates.

Calendar Year
(Last 4 years)
Number of Graduates Attempting Any or All Parts (I, II, III, IV) of NBCE Exams within six (6) months post-graduation * Number of Graduates Passing All Parts (I, II, III, IV) of NBCE Exams within six (6) months post-graduation * Percentage of Graduates Passing All Parts (I, II, III, IV) of NBCE Exams within six (6) months post-graduation *
2017 178 146 82%
2018 147 112 76%
2019 138 114 83%
2020 157 114 73%
Total 620 486 78%

Weighted Average

* Note: The chart reflects all Northeast students sitting for sections of the exams, including those individuals who may not be required to take the US NBCE Examination