Facts & Figures

This page provides some historical and current facts and figures about our community and our educational outcomes.

The mission of Marshall B. Ketchum University is to educate caring, inspired health care professionals who are prepared to deliver collaborative, patient-centric health care in an interprofessional environment.

Table 1: Doctor of Optometry (Southern California College of Optometry) Graduation and Retention Rates (2014 - 2018)

N/A = Not Available
New Student Enrollment On-Time Graduation (#) On-Time Graduation Rate % Graduation 1y later Graduation 2y later Overall Retention Rate %
Doctor of Optometry Class of 2014
Fall 2010 Spring 2014 Spring 2014 Spring 2015 Spring 2016  
100 96 96 3 0 99
Doctor of Optometry Class of 2015
Fall 2011 Spring 2015 Spring 2015 Spring 2016 Spring 2017  
100 93 93 4 0 97
Doctor of Optometry Class of 2016
Fall 2012 Spring 2016 Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Spring 2018  
100 92 92 7 1 100
Doctor of Optometry Class of 2017
Fall 2013 Spring 2017 Spring 2017 Spring 2018 Spring 2019  
102 92 90 9 0 99
Doctor of Optometry Class of 2018
Fall 2014 Spring 2018 Spring 2018 Spring 2019 Spring 2020  
101 91 90 N/A N/A N/A

Table 2: Masters of Medical Science ( School of Physician Assistant Studies) Graduation and Retention Rates (2016 - 2019)

N/A = Not Available
New Student Enrollment On-Time Graduation (#) On-Time Graduation Rate % Graduation 1y later Graduation 2y later Overall Retention Rate %
MMS Class of 2016
Fall 2014 Fall 2016 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018  
28 27 96 0 N/A N/A
MMS Class of 2017
Fall 2015 Fall 2017 Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019  
34 32 94 N/A N/A N/A
MMS Class of 2018
Fall 2016 Fall 2018 Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Fall 2020  
40 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
MMS Class of 2019
Fall 2017 Fall 2019 Fall 2019 Fall 2020 Fall 2021  
40 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Table 3: Master of Science in Vision Science (Southern California College of Optometry) Graduation and Retention Rates (2016 - 2018)

N/A = Not Available
New Student Enrollment On-Time Graduation (#) On-Time Graduation Rate % Graduation 1y later Graduation 2y later Overall Retention Rate %
MSVS Class of 2016
Fall 2014 Spring 2016 Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Spring 2018  
1 1 100 0 0 100
Dual MSVS/OD Class of 2016
Fall 2012 Spring 2016 Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Spring 2018  
4 3 75 1 0 100
MSVS Class of 2017
Fall 2015 Spring 2017 Spring 2017 Spring 2018 Spring 2019  
0 0 0 0 0 0
Dual MSVS/OD Class of 2017
Fall 2013 Spring 2017 Spring 2017 Spring 2018 Spring 2019  
0 0 0 0 0 0
MSVS Class of 2018
Fall 2016 Spring 2018 Spring 2018 Spring 2019 Spring 2020  
1 1 100 0 0 100
Dual MSVS/OD Class of 2018
Fall 2014 Spring 2018 Spring 2018 Spring 2019 Spring 2020  
2 1 50 N/A N/A N/A

Table 4: Doctor of Optometry (Southern California College of Optometry) Percent Pass Rate In Licensure Examinations (2013 - 2017)

N/A = Not Available
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
  Doctor of Optometry National Doctor of Optometry National Doctor of Optometry National Doctor of Optometry National Doctor of Optometry National
Part I ABS 89 85 84 86 72 78 77 77 79 78
Part II PAM 99 94 100 98 92 95 95 88 85 88
Part III CSE 92 79 96 81 86 97 97 83 N/A N/A
Ultimate pass rate at Graduation 96 90 96 91 85 91 91 84 N/A N/A

Table 5: Masters of Medical Science (School of Physician Assistant Studies) Percent Pass Rates In Licensure Examination (2016 - 2017)

  PANCE
  Masters of Medical Science National
2016 100 95
2017 100 97