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Institutional Effectiveness

General Statistics

Fall 2016 Undergraduate Enrollment (headcount) — 264

Fall 2016 Average ACT Score of First-time Freshmen — 23.7

Fall 2016 Student/faculty ratio — 9:1

Fall 2016 First-to-Second Year Retention Rate — 85.7%
(National rate for comparable colleges offering bachelor's degrees only - 57%)
Source: ACT Institutional Data File, 2015

Spring 2016 to Fall 2016 Retention Rate — 86%

Fall 2010 Completion Rate (within 6 years) — 53%
(National rate for comparable colleges offering bachelor's degrees only - 39.9%)
Source: ACT Institutional Data File, 2015

Placement Rates for 2015 Graduates
Biblical Studies and Bible Exposition and Exegesis graduates with full-time employment or ministering full-time
88%
Professional studies graduates (Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Nursing, Teacher Education) with full-time employment in their field or a related field
92%
Ministry studies graduates (Counseling Psychology, Intercultural Studies, Youth Ministries) with full-time employment in their field or a related field
78%
Overall placement rate
86%
2015 graduates pursuing further education
10%


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
2010-2016
29
93%
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%
Secondary Education Program
Testing Year(s)
# Candidates
% Passing
Aggregate Pass Rate
2013-2016
3
100% 
Annual Pass Rate
2013-2014
1
100%
2014-2015
1
100%
2015-2016
1
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 2016
Emmaus 2015
Emmaus 2014
National
National/Specialized
Total Score
447.41
453.42
446.55
442.51
442.4
Skills Sub-scores
Critical Thinking
111.81
114.49
110.84
111.35
111.4
Reading
117.43
119.51
120.06
117.37
117.6
Writing
115.31
116.40
114.97
113.92
114.0
Mathematics
115.19
115.28
113.68
112.97
112.8
Context-based Sub-scores
Humanities
114.35
116.47
114.90
114.40
114.5
Social Sciences
112.83
115.98
114.65
113.08
113.1
Natural Sciences
115.22
116.05
114.48
114.75
114.9

Bold: Above national average

CBASE Mean Scores Teacher Education Majors
Emmaus 2016
Emmaus 2015
Emmaus 2014
National Average
English
287
321
333
300
Mathematics
273
350
316
300

Bold: Above national average


Student Satisfaction 

2015 Noel-Levitz SSI (7-pt scale)
Emmaus
National Average (4-year private colleges)
Overall Satisfaction
5.87
5.45 
Would enroll again 
6.28
5.45 

Named:

Higher Education Community Service LogoPresident's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)






Best Christian Workplace (2015)






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