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Program Outcomes

Four Year Graduation Rate

The four year graduation rate averaged for the classes of 2012-2014 is 86.5%. A few students for various reasons require greater than four years to complete the program. Students who separate from the College leave for various reasons including academic difficulties, disciplinary reasons and personal election.

National Board Exam Pass Rate

  • The first time National Board Part I pass rate averaged for the classes of 2013-2015 is 96%.
  • The National Board Part I pass rate for the test administration cycle averaged for the classes of 2013-2015 is 100%.
  • The first time National Board Part II pass rate averaged for the classes of 2012-2014 is 92.5%.
  • The National Board Part II pass rate for the test administration cycle averaged for the classes of 2012-2014 is 100%.

Residency Placement

Residency placement averaged for the classes of 2012-2014 is 96.1%.

Council on Teaching Hospital Residency Survey

The COTH Residency Survey is completed by residency directors following completion of the first year of residency training. The chart depicts the performance of CPMS graduates compared to all graduates for the classes of 2012 and 2013.

Graduate Satisfaction Survey

The Graduate Satisfaction Survey is a comprehensive survey of four-year students conducted prior to commencement. These results demonstrate the Excellent to Good responses in the area of “Quality of Education” for the classes 2011-2013.

Scholarship Outcomes

There has been an increased emphasis on research in CPMS. Two quality measures used to follow the progress of the CPMS research enterprise are peer review publications and students participating in the DMU Mentored Research Program.

Alumni Survey

The CPMS Alumni Survey is distributed to graduates on a five-year cycle. The purpose of the survey is to collect important information on changes or trends in the practice of podiatric medicine and use this information to enhance the podiatric curriculum.