The Office of Institutional Research turns data into meaningful and actionable information that aligns with Belmont’s Mission, Vision & Values. In order to measure and demonstrate institutional effectiveness, the OIRP also strives to integrate the College’s mission with plans and activities; to measure progress against a set of comparison groups, benchmarks, and stretch goals; and to promote knowledge management in connecting all its efforts, and the College’s organization culture and structure, to the success of our students.

Belmont College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604, 800.621.7440 tel

Program Affiliated Accreditations

In addition to the institutional accreditation, several programs are accredited by affiliated associations.

Approved Courses

Student Success Data

EMS 2021 Outcomes:
  • Paramedic Program Retention Rates: 69.2%
  • 1st Attempt Pass Rates: 44.4%
  • Overall Pass Rates: 55.6%
  • Job Placement Rate: 55.6%
No graduates in the 2020 reporting year.

EMS 2019 Outcomes:
  • Paramedic Program Retention Rates: 51.1%
  • 1st Attempt Pass Rates: 75%
  • Overall Pass Rates: 100%
  • Job Placement Rate: 100%

HVAC

  • Since 2019, our HVAC graduates have had a 100% job placement rate.

Program Professional Licensure Requirements

Certification is not required but highly recommended for graduates of the medical assisting program.  Upon successful completion of the certificate program, graduates are eligible to take either the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) exam offered by American Association of Medical Assistants (www.aama-ntl.org) and/or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exam, offered by American Medical Technologists (americanmedtech.org).

 

Accreditation 

The Medical Assistant Certificate Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (www.maerb.org).

Belmont’s Certificate Program adheres to the Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in Medical Assisting effective April 4, 2022. Developed by the Medical Assisting Education Review Board. Endorsed by American Association of Medical Assistants American Medical Technologists National Healthcareer Association and Approved by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.

To prepare medical assistants who are competent in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains to enter the profession.

 

Medical Assisting Exam Passage

Historical data of our medical assisting exam results are listed below:

Year of Graduation
# of examinees
# passing CMA (AAMA) exam
# passing RMA (AMT) exam
#passing NCMA (NCCT) exam
# passing CCMA (NHA) exam
# passing CMAC (AMCA) exam
# passing multiple exams
exam pass rate %
2021 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 100%
2020 8 2 5 0 0 0 1 75%
2019 15 0 15 0 0 0 0 100%
2018 10 0 9 0 0 0 0 90%
2017 7 1 7 0 0 0 1 100%
TOTAL 44 3 40 0 0 0 2 93%
Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Retention Rate Fall entrance of 2020 and graduated Spring of 2022:
  • Traditional students 19/43 or 44.19%
  • Transitional students 2/9 or 22.22%
Fall entrance of 2019 and graduated Spring 2021:
  • Traditional students 23/47 or 48.94%
  • Transitional students
    • LPN to RN 3/12 or 25%
    • Paramedic to RN 1/ 4 or 25%

Since 2019 ADN Program’s NCLEX pass rate has been above state and national averages.

ADN 2022 NCLEX Rates – May 2022 graduates:
  • 18/22 graduates passed the NCLEX on the first attempt within six months of graduation. The program’s NCLEX passage rate calculates to 81.82%. This includes a readmission student to 4th semester to take cohort count to 22.
ADN 2021 NCLEX Rates – May 2021 graduates:
  • 25/27 graduates passed the NCLEX on the first attempt within six months of graduation. The program’s NCLEX passage rate calculates to 92.59%
Practical Nursing (PN) Retention Rates:
  • Fall entrance of 2021 and graduated July of 2022
    • 5/10 completed the program for a retention rate of 50%
  • Fall entrance of 2020 and graduated July of 2021
    • 8/15 completed the program for a retention rate of 53.33%
  • Fall entrance of 2019 but did not graduate until October of 2020 due to covid.
    • 15/26 completed the program for a retention rate of 57.70%
PNP 2022 NCLEX Rates:
  • 5/5 graduates passed the NCLEX on the first attempt within six months of graduation. 100% pass rate for 2022.
PNP 2021 NCLEX Rates:
  • 8/12 graduates passed the NCLEX on the first attempt within six months of graduation for a pass rate of 66.67%.
PNP 2020 NCLEX Rates:
  • 9/9 graduates passed the NCLEX on the first attempt within six months of graduation for a pass rate of 100%.

Our program maintains a 94% pass rate on welding certification testing, American Welding Society (AWS) D1.1 3G position.

Institutional Dashboards

The United States Census Bureau’s Center for Economic Studies estimates employment and wage outcomes through its Postsecondary Employment Outcomes Explorer project, using wage data from 50 states and the federal government for the 2001 through 2015 graduating classes. Please click on this link to further explore this data.

The Student Right to Know or IPEDS graduation rate can also be viewed on College Navigator.

Program Professional Licensure Requirements

Several programs also require professional licensure requirements. The following Belmont College programs are designed to meet Ohio licensure requirements:

To pursue another state’s licensure, contact the appropriate state licensing board/agency.

Data Requests

Internal Data Requests 

To request data, please email datarequest@belmontcollege.edu with the type of data you are wanting. To help expedite your request, please include the following:

  • What is the business purpose of your data request?
  • How soon do you need the data?
  • Consider what your goal is and what decision-making it will facilitate.
  • What actions will you take with the data once received?
  • Who will benefit? What exactly do you want to find out?

External data requests, including public records requests, can be made by contacting Kristy Kosky at (kkosky@belmontcollege.edu).

Our turnaround time depends on the complexity and scope of the request. Please submit your request at least 7 to 10 business days in advance. We will do our best to complete your request by the deadline specified in your email.

 

Questions?

Dr. Matthew Williamson
Director of Institutional Research
740.699.3888
mwilliamson@belmontcollege.edu