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 2015 122 Spring 2020 114 93%
Winter 2016 36 Fall 2020 31 86%
Spring 2016 26 Winter 2021 23 89%
 
Fall 2016 117 Spring 2021 99 85%
Winter 2017 38 Fall 2021 32 84%
Spring 2017 24 Winter 2022 22 92%
2-YR TOTAL 363   321 88%

Doctor of Chiropractic

Northeast's Doctor of Chiropractic program has a graduation rate of 85%. This rate represents the percentage of students entering the Fall 2016 cohort and earning 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 80%. This rate represents the percentage of students entering the Fall 2018 cohort and earning 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 47.6%. This rate represents the percentage of students entering the Fall 2018 cohort and earning 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 Number of Graduates Passing All Parts of Licensing exams* or are licensed to practice chiropractic within six (6) months post-graduation Percentage of Graduates Passing All Parts of licensing exams* or are licensed to practice chiropractic within six (6) months post-graduation
2017 182 152 84%
2018 160 133 83%
2019 144 126 88%
2020 174 144 83%
Total 660 555 84%

*NBCE Parts I, II, II and IV or CCEB Components A, B, and C