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Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)

Placement Rate Calculation:
  • Number of Placed Graduates1
  • Divided by/
  • Number of Eligible Graduates (total Graduates2 – Graduates Unavailable for Placement3)
  • Placement rate should be rounded to the nearest whole number
1 Number of Placed Graduates refers to graduates gaining employment in the field for which the student was specifically trained or in a position wherein the graduate’s job functions are directly related to the skills and knowledge acquired through successful completion of the training program.
2 Number of Graduates Refers to any student who has met all completion requirements and has received their diploma, certificate, or degree during the enrollment period July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015.
3 Graduates Unavailable for Placement Refers to graduates who are unavailable for placement due one of the following reasons; continuing education; health-related issues, including death; military obligations, and/or incarceration.

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)

Placement Rate Calculation:
(Placed by job title + Placed by skills + Placed by benefit of training)
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((Completers + Graduates) - (Exemptions*))

* Exemptions are: pregnancy, death or other health-related issues, continuing education, military service, visa restrictions, enrollment in English as a Second Language (ESL) program, and incarceration.

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)

Placement Rate Calculation:
  • Number Employed1
  • Divided by/
  • Number of Graduates2
1 Number employed represents graduates employed in an Occupational Therapy Assistant or Occupational Therapy Assistant-related program within six months of graduation.
2 For BMC locations (excluding BMC Kansas City): Graduates between January 1, 2015 – April 30, 2015, which is the most recent class of graduates that had six months of time for employment before the report submission date of February, 2016.
BMC Kansas City had no graduates between January 1, 2015-April 30, 2015. Their data reflects graduates of August 1, 2015 – August 31, 2015 although those graduates did not have six months of time for employment before report submission date of February, 2016.
For South Tampa: Data reflected is for graduates between January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015. For South West Palm Beach: Data reflected is for graduates between January 1, 2015 – June 30, 2015.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

Placement Rate Calculation:
  • Number of Employed Graduates1
  • Divided by/
  • Number of Available Graduates (Total Graduates2 – Total Unavailable Graduates3)
1 Graduates who have obtained employment within their field or a related field as of six months after graduation. There is no minimum period of time that a graduate must work in order to be included in the statistic. Graduates who were employed prior to or during their enrollment who remain in the same position after graduation are included if their employment relates to their field of study
2 Total Graduates are students graduating between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014
3 Graduates Not Available for employment due to incarceration, death, medical condition, primary caretaker to immediate family member, continuing education, active military service or is a military spouse/dependent or international student.

American Bar Association (ABA)

Placement Rate Calculation:
  • Total Graduates1
  • Divided by/
  • Number of Employed Graduates2
1 Graduates between September 1, 2014, and August 31, 2015.
2 Graduates employed based on the 2015 ABA Employment Questionnaire from graduates who responded in footnote 1. Exclusions: Changes in the employment status that occurred after that March 15, 2016 are not included: Graduates who accepted an offer of employment before March 15, 2016, but did not start the position until after March 15, 2016, were not considered as employed. The 2015 survey included a total of 110 graduates of which 100 responded. Of the 100 responses, 78 graduates were reported as being employed as of March 15, 2016.
Graduate information is obtained by a survey administered through the Career Resources Department and collected through electronic surveys and through individual exit interviews, phone calls and emails. All ABA guidelines and protocol are followed in administration of the survey and collection of the data. The complete ABA report including definitions can be accessed at http://www.wsulaw.edu/career-resources/employment-outcomes.aspx and also on the ABA web site at http://employmentsummary.abaquestionnaire.org.

American Culinary Federation

Placement Rate Calculation:
  • Number of Employed Graduates1
  • Divided by/
  • Number of Available Graduates (Total Graduates2 - Total Unavailable Graduates3)
1 Graduates who have obtained employment within their field or a related field as of six months after graduation. Graduates who were employed prior to or during their enrollment who remain in the same position after graduation are included if their employment relates to their field of study.
2 Total Graduates are students graduating between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015
3 For Campuses located in California, graduates unavailable for employment includes graduates who have waived employment assistance for one of the following reasons: medical condition which prevents work in their field of study; active military duty; incarceration; death; furthering education with minimum of 50% credit load; or continuation of employment in an unrelated field with current salary in excess of entry-level.
For Campuses not located in California, graduates unavailable for employment includes graduates who have waived employment assistance for one of the following reasons: medical condition or disability which prevents work in their field of study or has a parent, child or spouse who has a medical condition that requires care; full time active military duty or spouse/dependent of military personnel who was transferred; incarceration; death; non-immigrant status; furthering education with minimum of 50% credit load; continuation in the pre-enrollment position where the graduate’s employer paid 50% or more of tuition.

Additional information that you may find helpful such as definition of field related employment, salary averages, program cost and median debt is available on the Student Consumer Information sites listed below:

The Art Institute of California – Hollywood:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicdc.pdf
The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicaie.pdf
The Art Institute of California - Los Angeles:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicala.pdf
The Art Institute of California - Orange County:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicaoc.pdf
The Art Institute of California – Sacramento:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicasac.pdf
The Art Institute of California – San Diego:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicasd.pdf
The Art Institute of California – San Francisco:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicasf.pdf
The Art Institute of California – Silicon Valley:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicasu.pdf

California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE)

Placement Rate Calculation:
  • Number of Graduates Employed in the Field1
  • Divided by/
  • Number of Graduates Available for Employment
  • (Total Graduates2 – Total Graduates Unavailable for Employment3)
1 Graduates Employed in the Field means graduates who report that they are gainfully employed within six months of graduation in a position for which the skills obtained through the education and training provided by the institution are required or provided a significant advantage to the graduate in obtaining the position.
2 Total students that graduated within 100% of the published program length within the reporting calendar year of 1/1/2014 thru 12/31/2014
3 Graduates Unavailable for Employment means the graduates who, after graduation, die, become incarcerated, are called to active military duty, are international students that leave the United States or do not have a visa allowing employment in the United States, or are continuing their education in an accredited or bureau-approved postsecondary institution.

Additional information that you may find helpful such as definition of field related employment, salary averages, program cost and median debt is available on the Student Consumer Information sites listed below:

The Art Institute of California – Hollywood:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicdc.pdf
The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicaie.pdf
The Art Institute of California - Los Angeles:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicala.pdf
The Art Institute of California - Orange County:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicaoc.pdf
The Art Institute of California – Sacramento:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicasac.pdf
The Art Institute of California – San Diego:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicasd.pdf
The Art Institute of California – San Francisco:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicasf.pdf
The Art Institute of California – Silicon Valley:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicasu.pdf

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs - Accreditation Review Committee for the Anesthesiologist Assistant (CAAHEP-ARCAA)

Placement Rate Calculation:
  • Number of Positive Placements1
  • Divided by/
  • Number of Graduates2
1 Number of Positive Placements represent graduates that are employed full or part-time in a related field; and/or continuing his/her education; and/ or serving in the military within six months of graduation.
2 Number of Graduates represents the graduates from 1/1/2014 through 12/31/2014.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs - Accreditation Review Committee for the Physician’s Assistant (CAAHEP-ARCPA)

Placement Rate Calculation:
  • Number of Employed Graduates1
  • Divided by/
  • Number of Available Graduates (Total Graduates2 – Total Unavailable Graduates3)
1 Graduates who have obtained employment within their field or a related field as of six months after graduation. There is no minimum period of time that a graduate must work in order to be included in the statistic. Graduates who were employed prior to or during their enrollment who remain in the same position after graduation are included if their employment relates to their field of study
2 Total Graduates are students graduating between 1/1/2014 and 12/31/2014.
3 Graduates Not Available for employment due to incarceration, death, medical condition, primary caretaker to immediate family member, continuing education, active military service or is a military spouse/dependent or international student.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs – Medical Assisting Education Review Board (CAAHEP-MAERB)

Placement Rate Calculation:
  • Number of Positive Placements1
  • Divided by/
  • Number of Graduates2
1 Number of Positive Placements represent graduates that are 1) employed as a medical assistant, 2) employed in a related field, 3) continuing with education or 4) in the military at the time the report was submitted in November 2015.
2 Number of graduates represents the students that have started the program between 2010 and 2014 and have graduated.

Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)

Placement Rate Calculation:
  • Number of Employed Graduates1
  • Divided by/
  • Number of Available Graduates (Total Graduates2 – Total Unavailable Graduates3)
1 Graduates who have obtained employment within their field or a related field as of six months after graduation. There is no minimum period of time that a graduate must work in order to be included in the statistic. Graduates who were employed prior to or during their enrollment who remain in the same position after graduation are included if their employment relates to their field of study
2 Total Graduates are students graduating between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014.
3 Graduates Not Available for employment due to incarceration, death, medical condition, primary caretaker to immediate family member, continuing education, active military service or is a military spouse/dependent or international student.

Additional information that you may find helpful such as definition of field related employment, salary averages, program cost and median debt is available on the Student Consumer Information sites listed below:

The Art Institute of California – Hollywood:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicdc.pdf
The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicaie.pdf
The Art Institute of California - Los Angeles:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicala.pdf
The Art Institute of California - Orange County:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicaoc.pdf
The Art Institute of California – Sacramento:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicasac.pdf
The Art Institute of California – San Diego:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicasd.pdf
The Art Institute of California – San Francisco:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicasf.pdf
The Art Institute of California – Silicon Valley:
https://content.dcedh.org/assets/pdf/AI/Student-Consumer-Information/Graduate-Employment-Statistics/aicasu.pdf

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)

Placement Rate Calculation:
  • Number of Employed Graduates1
  • Divided by/
  • Number of Available Graduates (Total Graduates2 – Total Unavailable Graduates3)
1 Graduates who have obtained employment within physical therapy (full-time or part-time) within six months after passing the licensure exam.
2 Total Graduates are students graduating between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014.
3 Graduates Not Available for employment due to incarceration, death, medical condition, primary caretaker to immediate family member, continuing education, active military service or is a military spouse/dependent or international student.

Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

Placement Rate Calculation:
  • Number of Placed Graduates1
  • Divided by/
  • Number of Available Graduates (Total Graduates2 – Total Graduates Not Available3)
1 Graduates who have obtained employment within their field, employment within a related field or who are continuing their education as of six months after graduation.
2 Graduation cohort is students graduating between 1/1/2014-12/31/2014 for all locations except South-West Palm Beach which used the graduating class of 7/1/2014-6/1/2015.
3 Graduates Not Available for employment due to incarceration, death, medical condition, primary caretaker to immediate family member, active military service or is a military spouse/dependent, international student or not actively seeking employment.

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JCERT)

Placement Rate Calculation:
  • Number of Employed Graduates1
  • Divided by/
  • Number of Graduates Actively Seeking Employment
  • (Total Graduates2 – Total Graduates Not Actively Seeking Employment3)
1 Graduates employed in the Radiologic Sciences after 12 months since graduation.
2 Total Graduates for the last five years (between 1/1/2010 and 12/31/2014).
3 Graduates Not Actively Seeking Employment includes graduates who fail to communicate with program officials regarding employment status after multiple attempts, graduates unwilling to seek employment that requires relocation, graduates unwilling to accept employment due to salary or hours, graduates on active military duty, graduates who are continuing education, graduates who failed or did not take their the certification exams and/or medically waived students.

Kentucky Commission on Proprietary Education (KPED)

Placement Rate Calculation:
  • Number of Employed Graduates1
  • Divided by/
  • Number of Graduates Actively Seeking Employment
    (Total Graduates2 – Total Graduates Not Available for Employment3)
1 The number of graduates who obtained Job Placement in a Position in the Field of Study. Job Placement means: a.) Within 180 days of graduating from the program the graduate has been employed for at least 30 days with the employer in a full-time paid Position in the Field of Study. b.) If a license or certification is required or generally requested for positions in the occupation, then within 180 days after the results are available from the first exam that the graduate would have been able to take after completing the program, the graduate has been employed for at least 30 days with the employer in a full-time paid Position in the Field of Study. c.) In addition to (a.) or (b.), for a part-time Position in the Field of Study to be considered Job Placement, the school shall possess a handwritten statement from the graduate at time of completion that part-time employment is the graduate’s objective for employment including a general explanation for such objective. d.) For Self-Employment to be considered as Job Placement, the school shall possess a handwritten statement from the graduate (1) describing the work and demonstrating that it is in a Position in the Field of Study; (2) that the graduate has received compensation in return for services provided in connection with the self-employment; and (3) that the graduate has completed at least 675 hours of work in connection with the graduate’s self-employment, including time spent marketing the business, cultivating clients, negotiating contracts, and initiating or completing the work. A Position in Field of Study means: a.) The graduate’s employment is a position included in the most recent National Center for Education Statistics and US Bureau of Labor Statistics CIP-SOC Crosswalk for the program studied identified by the six digit U.S. Department of Education classification of instructional program code, and the routine work predominantly requires using the core skills and knowledge expected to have been taught in the program and the position requires education beyond high school level; OR b.) In instances where graduates are continuing in prior employment, the graduate’s prior employment position shall be reasonably related to the program training and the graduate attests in the graduate’s handwriting at the time of enrolling in the program and upon completion of the program, with reference to a specific written policy of the employer, to the benefit of the training as a catalyst for maintaining or advancing in a position.
2 The total number of students who, during the immediately preceding July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015 period, graduated from the program.
3 The number of graduates who the school has documented as not available for employment due to health-related issues for individual or family member, death, active military duty, spouse or dependent of military personnel relocated due to military transfer, incarceration, visa restrictions, or continuing education at least half-time.

North Carolina Board of Governors (NC-BOG)

Placement Rate Calculation:
  • Number of Graduates Employed1
  • Divided by/
  • Number of Graduates Available for Employment
  • (Total Graduates2 – Total Graduates Unavailable for Employment3)
1 Graduates Employed In Field or Employed in Related Field within 6 months after graduation.
2 Total Graduates between 1/1/2014 thru 12/31/2014.
3 Graduates Unavailable for Employment due to pregnancy or other health related situations, continuing education, active military service, visa restrictions, or from a stand-alone ESL Program

North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges

Placement Rate Calculation:
  • Number of Employed Graduates1
  • Divided by/
  • Number of Available Graduates (Total Graduates2 – Total Unavailable Graduates3)
1 Graduates who have obtained employment within their field or a related field as of the date the report was filed with the Board on March 15, 2016.
2 Total Graduates are students graduating between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015.
3 Graduates Not Available for employment due to incarceration, death, medical condition, primary caretaker to immediate family member, continuing education, active military service or is a military spouse/dependent, international student or an DCEH employee who accepted tuition assistance.

Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC)

Percent of students who graduated between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015 and were employed in the field of study. The Job Placement Rate is a numeric rate calculated by dividing the total number of placed Graduates/Completers within 6 months of graduation by the total number of Graduates/Completers, assuming those Graduates/Completers do not qualify for exclusion from the calculation in the numerator and/or denominator. The Graduate/Completer may be considered for exclusion due to one of the following reasons: medical condition or disability, active military duty, incarcerated, deceased, continuing education, visa restrictions, or participated in an employer education assistance program.

Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC)

Placement Rate Calculation:
  • Number of Placed1
  • Divided by/
  • Number of Placeable Completers (Total Completers – Special Circumstances Non-Placements2)
Reporting Period is July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 based on waiver and employment statuses verified after graduation up until report was filed on 10/1/2014.
1 Placed are completers placed in any employment.
2 Special Circumstances Non Placements may include 1) Health related situation, 2) Family emergency, 3) Death, 4) Incarceration, 5) Full-time military service, 6) Job relocated/transferred, 7) Continuing Education at this institution, 8) Continuing education at a different institution, 9) Pending fulfillment of licensure requirements, 10) International students - unable by law to work, and 11) Student could not be contacted/Refused employment.