The mission of Carolinas College is "e; to transform lives by educating, engaging, and empowering professionals for an evolving healthcare environment."e; Accordingly, the college uses several measures to document student achievement:

  1. Graduation Rate within 150% of Program length for those seeking a degree or certificate
  2. Admission rates from pre-clinical tracks into clinical programs
  3. The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) outcomes measure
  4. Licensure/certification pass rates (first attempt) for pre-licensure programs
  5. Post-graduate placement rates (within six months of graduation) for clinical programs

Graduation Rate by Program (at 150% of normal program length for those seeking a degree or certificate)

Source: Graduation Rate Data (ending cohort)
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
General Studies* N/A 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Histotechnology 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Medical Laboratory Science 84.6% 100% 91.7% 93.3% 93.3%
Nursing 83.3% 87.6% 87.3% 85.9% 81.0%
Radiation Therapy 88.9% 66.7% 90% 70% 100%
Radiologic Technology 73.7% 88.9% 77.8% 66.7% 72.2%
College Summary 83.1% 79.3% 79.8% 74.6% 71.1%
College Goal 75% 75% 75% 75% 75%

 *More than half of the students transfer into one of the College's healthcare programs

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Guaranteed Admission Rate for Pre-Professional Tracks

2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
Pre-Nursing 68% 65% 58% 64% 64%
Pre-Radiologic Technology N/A 80% 50% 83% 75%
Program Summary 68% 66% 57% 65% 66%
Program Goal 65% 65% 65% 65% 65%

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IPEDS Outcome Measure (Completion Rate Eight-Years After Entry)

Years Reported to IPEDS
2016
2017
2018
2019
Outcomes Measure 74.5%
67.3%
55.3%
64.2%
College Goal 65%  65%   65%  65%

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Passed Required Licensure/Certificate Exam on First Attempt

Source: Placement and Pass Rate
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2018
National Average
Histotechnology 67%  100% 100% 100% 85.7% 79.3%
Medical Laboratory Science 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 79.6%
Nursing 90% 95.5% 92.7% 98% 96.3% 88%
Radiation Therapy 100% 88.9% 100% 100% 100% 88%
Radiologic Technology 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 89.3%
College Summary 91% 95.9% 94.5% 98.6% 97.4% -
College Goal 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% -

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Full-Time Placement Rate in Field within Six Months of Graduation

Year of Graduation
Source: Placement Lists
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
Histotechnology 100% 100% 100%  100% 100%
Medical Laboratory Science 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Nursing 83.6% 89.9% 96.7% 96.1% 89%
Radiation Therapy 50% 33.3% 100% 66.7% 75.0%
Radiologic Technology 18.8% 50% 46.2% 90.9% 100%
College Summary 76.7% 81.5% 93.2% 95% 90.9%
College Goal 75% 75% 75% 75% 75%

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