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Academic Program Accreditation

Creative Arts Programs

Creative Arts Programs

Accreditors

National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

National Association of Schools of Art and Design
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190-5248
Phone: 703-437-0700
Email: [email protected]

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
1140 19th St NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-223-0077
Email: [email protected]

  • Original Date of NASAD Accreditation: 2004
  • Date of Most Recent Review: 2015
  • Results of Most Recent Accreditation Review: Continuing accreditation was granted for 10 years in 2015.
  • Date of Next Review: 2025

Education Programs

Education Programs

Accreditor

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
1140 19th St. NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-223-0077
Email: [email protected]

  • Original Date of Accreditation: 1972
  • Date of Most Recent Review: 2017
  • Results of Most Recent Accreditation Review: Continuing accreditation was granted for 7 years in 2017.
  • Date of Next Review: 2024

Student Learning Outcomes Assessments

CAEP Institutional Reports

Candidate Performance Data

Annual Reports

Federal Title II Reports

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Annual Reports

2022

2021

2020

Survey Of Graduating Students

USF Student Default Rate

Health Science Programs

Associate of Applied Science, Medical Laboratory Technician

Accreditor

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
5600 N. River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
Phone: 773-714- 8880
Email: [email protected]

  • Original Date of Accreditation: 2016
  • Date of Most Recent Review: 2021
  • Results of Most Recent Accreditation Review: Continuing accreditation was granted for 10 years in 2021.
  • Date of Next Review: 2031

Program Outcomes and Pass Rates

Associate of Applied Science, Nursing at Fort Wayne and Crown Point

Accreditation

The Associate of Applied Science, Nursing program at the University of Saint Francis at the Fort Wayne campus located in Fort Wayne, IN, and at the Crown Point campus located in Crown Point, IN, are accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000, www.acenursing.org

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate of Applied Science, Nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.

  • Original Date of Accreditation: 1993
  • Date of Most Recent Review: September 2020
  • Results of Most Recent Accreditation Review: Continuing accreditation was granted.
  • Date of Next Review: Fall 2028

Program Outcomes and Pass Rates

Pass Rate

National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) pass rates for the nursing program are posted below, as well as available online in the document entitled “NCLEX School Reports – ASN.”

  • Pass Rate Fort Wayne: 2018: 94%, 2019: 78.9%, 2020: 85.2%, 2021: 74%
  • Pass Rate Crown Point: 2018: 96%; 2019: 90%, 2020: 93%, 2021: 97%

Completion Rate

The completion rate is a calculation that indicates the number of students who complete the nursing program in the amount of time equivalent to 100% and 150% of the program length.

Employment Rate

The University of Saint Francis completes an annual data collection whereby we integrate information gathered from student surveys, social media profiles, National Student Clearinghouse, and faculty and staff reports of the post-graduation pursuits of our recent graduates.

Associate of Applied Science, Physical Therapist Assistant

Accreditor

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-1488
Phone: 703-684-APTA (2782)
Email: [email protected]

  • Original Date of Accreditation: 1997
  • Date of Most Recent Review: 2011
  • Results of Most Recent Accreditation Review: Continuing accreditation was granted for 10 years in 2011.
  • Date of Next Review: 2022

Program Outcomes and Pass Rates

Associate of Applied Science, Radiologic Technology at Fort Wayne and Crown Point

Accreditor

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Phone: 312-704-5300
Email: [email protected]

  • Original Date of Accreditation: 1969
  • Date of Most Recent Onsite Visit: 2021
  • Results of Most Recent Accreditation Review: Continuing accreditation was granted for 8 years in 2012.
  • Date of Next Review: 2030

Program Outcomes and Pass Rates

Associate of Applied Science, Surgical Technology at Fort Wayne and Crown Point

Accreditor

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) in collaboration with the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARCSTSA).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
9355 113th Street N #7709
Seminole Florida, 33775
Phone: 727-210-2350
Email: [email protected]

  • Original Date of Accreditation: 1978
  • Date of Most Recent Review: 2020
  • Results of Most Recent Accreditation Review: Continuing accreditation was granted for 10 years in 2020.
  • Date of Next Review: 2030

Program Outcomes and Pass Rates

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Accreditor

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-887-6791

  • Original Date of Accreditation: 1999
  • Date of Most Recent Review: 2019
  • Results of Most Recent Accreditation Review: Continuing accreditation was granted for 10 years in 2019.
  • Date of Next Review: 2029

Program Outcomes and Pass Rates

Pass Rate

National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) pass rates for the BSN program are posted below, as well as available online in the document entitled “NCLEX School Reports – BSN.”

  • BSN First-time NCLEX-RN Pass Rate: 2019: 98%, 2020: 97%

Completion Rate

The completion rate is a calculation that indicates the number of students who complete the nursing program in the amount of time equivalent to 133% of the program length. The USF BSN completion rate is calculated based on entry of first clinical course to graduation.

  • 2018: 82.4%
  • 2019: 82%
  • 2020: 94%

Employment Rate

USF surveys all graduates 6-12 months after graduation. The BSN nursing faculty also attempts to verify employment directly with graduates. Based on the survey and the information collected from graduates directly, 98% of USF BSN graduates who pursue RN employment are employed within 12 months after graduation for the reporting year of 2020.

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, Coordinated Program in Dietetics

Accreditor

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), the accrediting body of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
Phone: 800-877-1600 extension 5400
Email: [email protected]

  • Original Date of Accreditation: 2015
  • Date of Most Recent Review: 2019
  • Results of Most Recent Accreditation Review: Initial accreditation was granted for 7 years in 2019.  In 2020, initial accreditation was extended to 2027 due to COVID-19.
  • Date of Next Review: 2027

Program Outcomes and Pass Rates

Bachelor of Social Work

Accreditor

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
1701 Duke Street, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314-3457
Phone: 703-683-8080
Email: [email protected]

  • Original Date of Accreditation: 1976
  • Date of Most Recent Review: 2020
  • Results of Most Recent Accreditation Review: Continuing accreditation was granted in 2020.
  • Date of Next Review: 2027

Master of Science in Nursing – General Track

  • Master of Science in Nursing – General Track (with concentrations in Leadership, Administration, Business, and Education)
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing (no longer accepting new students – Fall 2022 transition to doctoral level)

Accreditor

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-887-6791

  • Original Date of Accreditation: 1998
  • Date of Most Recent Review: 2014
  • Results of Most Recent Accreditation Review: Continuing accreditation was granted for 10 years in 2014.
  • Date of Next Review: 2024

Student Learning Outcomes Assessment

Pass Rate

Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam pass rates are available below which contains aggregate student data for recent MSN program graduates.

Aggregate Student Data 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Number in graduating class 32 30 38 32 35
Number who took the FNP Certification Exam (ANCC or AANP) 32 30 38 32 35
National Pass Rate: AANP FNP Certification 80% 85% 86% 85% 84%
National Pass Rate ANCC FNP Certification 83% 86% 87% 89% 87%
USF 1st Time Pass Rate
(graduates who took exam within one year of graduation)
100% 100% 97% 97% 100%
USF Cumulative Pass Rate 97% 98% 98% 98% 98%

Pass Rate

The completion rate is a calculation that indicates the number of students who complete the MSN program within 3 years of taking Advanced Pharmacology.

Student Data May 2019 May 2020 May 2021
BSN-MSN RN-MSN Post-MSN BSN-MSN RN-MSN Post-MSN BSN-MSN RN-MSN Post-MSN
Completed Advanced Pharmacology 3 years prior 35 7 0 30 9 0 37 2 0
Academic Dismissal 0 0 0 0 0 0
Withdraw for Personal Reasons 0 0 N=6 20% N=3 33% N=5 13.5% N=2 100%
Still enrolled, taking longer than 3 years 1 1 1 0 0
Completion rate without “withdraw for personal” 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Tracks combined 100% 100% 100%

Employment Rate

USF surveys all graduates 6-12 months after graduation. The employment rate for USF’s MSN program is provided in the table below.

Student Data 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Number in graduating class 30 30 37 33 34
Employment Rate 100% 100% 100% 94% 93%

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

Accreditor

Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
12000 Findley Road, Suite 275
Johns Creek, GA 30097
Phone: 770-476-1224

  • Original Date of Accreditation: 1997
  • Date of Most Recent Review: 2021
  • Results of Most Recent Accreditation Review: Continuing accreditation was granted until 2024.
  • Date of Next Review: 2024

Program Outcomes and Pass Rates

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Accreditor

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-887-6791

  • Original Date of Accreditation: 2019
  • Date of Most Recent Review: 2019
  • Results of Most Recent Accreditation Review: Initial accreditation was granted for 5 years in 2019.
  • Date of Next Review: 2024

Pass Rate

Report pending

Completion Rate

Report pending

Employment Rate

Report pending