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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.

Graduation and Retention Rates

Southern California College of Optometry

Doctor of Optometry (OD)

Class Graduation Year New Students Enrolled # Graduated On-Time # Graduated On-Time % Graduated 1 Yr Later # Graduated 2 Yrs Later # Overall Retention Rate %
2020 103 93 90% N/A N/A N/A
2019 100 92 92% 6 0 98
2018 101 91 90% 6 0 96
2017 102 92 90% 9 0 99
2016 100 92 92% 7 1 100

Master of Science in Vision Science (MSVS)

Dual MSVS/OD = Students enrolled in both Doctor of Optometry and Master of Science in Vision Science program

Class Graduation Year New Students Enrolled # Graduated On-Time # Graduated On-Time % Graduated 1 Yr Later # Graduated 2 Yrs Later # Overall Retention Rate %
2020 1 MSVS /
2 Dual MSVS/OD
1 MSVS / N/A Dual MSVS/OD 100% MSVS / N/A Dual MSVS/OD 0 0 100% MSVS / N/A Dual MSVS/OD
2019 0 MSVS / 1 Dual MSVS/OD 0 MSVS / 1 Dual MSVS/OD N/A MSVS / 100% Dual MSVS/OD N/A N/A N/A MSVS / 100% Dual MSVS/OD
2018 1 MSVS / 2 Dual MSVS/OD 1 MSVS / 1 Dual MSVS/OD 100% MSVS / 50% Dual MSVS/OD  0 MSVS / N/A Dual MSVS/OD 0 MSVS / N/A Dual MSVS/OD 100% MSVS / N/A Dual MSVS/OD
2017 0 MSVS / 0 Dual MSVS/OD 0 MSVS / 0 Dual MSVS/OD 0% MSVS / 0% Dual MSVS/OD 0 MSVS / 0 Dual MSVS/OD 0 MSVS / 0 Dual MSVS/OD 0 MSVS / 0 Dual MSVS/OD
2016 1 MSVS / 4 Dual MSVS/OD 1 MSVS / 3 Dual MSVS/OD 100% MSVS / 75% Dual MSVS/OD 0 MSVS / 1 Dual MSVS/OD 0 MSVS / 0 Dual MSVS/OD 100% MSVS / 100% Dual MSVS/OD

 

School of PA Studies

Masters of Medical Science (MSMS)

Class Graduation Year New Students Enrolled # Graduated On-Time # Graduated On-Time % Graduated 1 Yr Later # Graduated 2 Yrs Later # Overall Retention Rate %
2020 40 38 95% N/A N/A 100%
2019 40 38 95%     2 N/A 100%
2018 40 39 98% 0 N/A 98%
2017 34 32 94% 2 N/A 100%
2016 28 27 96% 0 1 100%

 

College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

Class Graduation Year New Students Enrolled # Graduated On-Time # Graduated On-Time % Graduated 1 Yr Later # Graduated 2 Yrs Later # Overall Retention Rate %
2020 43 37 86% N/A N/A N/A

 


Licensure Examination Pass Rates

Southern California College of Optometry (NBEO Exams)

# / Avg = Numbers shown to compare SCCO and the national average

*Scores listed are in reference to first-time test takers

Class Graduation Year Part I ABS*
# / Avg
Part II PAM*
# / Avg
Part III CSE*
# / Avg
Ultimate Pass Rate at Graduation #/Avg
2020 73.47 / 81.27 90.82 / 92.01 95.92 / 84.4 91.84 / 90.97
2019 66.32 / 74.66 93.68 / 87.63 95.79 / 83.88 94.74 / 92.68
2018 62.63 / 72.93 88.89 / 89.96 73.74 / 75.97 90.91 / 92.09
2017 72.16 / 79.04 85.57 / 89.33 89.69 / 81.26 85.57 / 91.06
2016 77.89 / 76.35 94.74 / 86.51 95.79 / 81.34 90.53 / 83.78

 

School of PA Studies (PANCE)

% / Avg = Numbers shown to compare MBKU's School of PA Studies and the national average

Class Graduation Year

PANCE Pass Rate
% / Avg

2019 100% / 93%
2018 100% / 98%
2017 100% / 97%
2016 100% / 95%

 

College of Pharmacy (NAPLEX)

% / Avg = Numbers shown to compare MBKU's College of Pharmacy and the national average

Class Graduation Year

NAPLEX Pass Rate
% / Avg

2020 80% / 91.7%