Institutional Effectiveness

Institutional Effectiveness

General Statistics

Fall 2017 Undergraduate Enrollment (Headcount) — 275

Fall 2017 Average ACT Score of First-time Freshmen — 23.1

Fall 2017 Student/Faculty Ratio — 10:1

Fall 2017 First-to-Second Year Retention Rate for First-time, Full-time Freshmen — 73.8% 
(National rate for comparable colleges offering bachelor's degrees only - 60.9%)
Source: ACT Institutional Data File, 2017

Spring 2017 to Fall 2017 Retention Rate — 86.9%

Fall 2011 Completion Rate for First-time, Full-time, Degree-seeking Students (within 6 years) — 56%
(National rate for comparable colleges offering bachelor's degrees only - 25.1%) 
Source: ACT Institutional Data File, 2017

Placement Rates for 2016 Graduates  
Biblical Studies and Bible Exposition and Exegesis graduates with full-time employment or ministry positions 83%
Professional Studies graduates (Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Nursing, Teacher Education) with full-time employment or ministry positions 93%
Ministry Studies graduates (Counseling Psychology, Intercultural Studies, Youth Ministries) with full-time employment or ministry positions 90%
Overall placement rate 90%
2016 graduates pursuing further education 5%

 

Licensure Exam Pass Rates

The Praxis Subject Assessments measure teacher candidates’ professional knowledge and skills and are used for program completion and licensing and certification processes.

Annual Pass Rates for Teacher Education Programs at Emmaus Bible College

Elementary Education Program
Testing Year(s)
# Candidates
% Passing
Aggregate Pass Rate
2010-2017
32
94%
Annual Pass Rate
2010-2011
4
100%
2011-2012
4
100%
2012-2013
2
100%
2013-2014
11
82%
2014-2015
4
100%
2015-2016
4
100%
2016-2017
3
100%

 

Secondary Education Program
Testing Year(s)
# Candidates
% Passing
Aggregate Pass Rate
2013-2017
5
100% 
Annual Pass Rate
2013-2014
1
100%
2014-2015
1
100%
2015-2016
1
100%
2016-2017
2
100%

 

The NCLEX exam, also known as the National Council Licensure Examination, is a standardized exam that each state board of nursing uses to determine whether or not a candidate is prepared for entry-level nursing practice.

NCLEX Nursing Board Pass Rates

  2010-2015 Emmaus Bible College Average
 (cooperative program with Northeast Iowa Community College)
2015 Northeast Iowa Community College Average 2015 State of Iowa Average 2015 National Average
Practical Nurse Boards
100%
96.88
92.28
81.89
Registered Nurse Boards
88.24%
83.52
80.77
82.83

 

General Education Skills

ETS Proficiency Profile
Mean Scores
Emmaus 2017
Emmaus 2016
Emmaus 2015
Emmaus 2014
National
National/Specialized
Total Score
452.50
447.41
453.42
446.55
442.51
442.4
Skills Sub-scores          
Critical Thinking
112.94
111.81
114.49
110.84
111.35
111.4
Reading
120.06
117.43
119.51
120.06
117.37
117.6
Writing
116.32
115.31
116.40
114.97
113.92
114.0
Mathematics
115.56
115.19
115.28
113.68
112.97
112.8
Context-based Sub-scores          
Humanities
115.16
114.35
116.47
114.90
114.40
114.5
Social Sciences
114.86
112.83
115.98
114.65
113.08
113.1
Natural Sciences
116.92
115.22
116.05
114.48
114.75
114.9

Bold: Above national average

 

Student Satisfaction 

2017 Noel-Levitz SSI (7-pt scale) 
Emmaus
National Average (4-year private colleges)
Overall Satisfaction
5.64
5.38
Would enroll again 
5.99
5.37

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