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Graduate Program

Graduate Program Outcome Information 

The graduate program in speech-language pathology currently enrolls 68 full-time students. It is anticipated that 35 new students will be admitted for the fall 2013 semester.

Program Completion Rate

 

Completed program within expected time frame

Completed program later than expected time frame

Not Completing

Percent completing within expected time frame

2012-2013 31 2 2 88%
2011-2012 31 3 0 91%
2010-2011 32 2 1 91%
3 year average 31.33 2.33 1 90%

PRAXIS Scores

A successful score on the PRAXIS exam, administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) is required for licensure in speech-language pathology in the State of Illinois. The profile of Saint Xavier University students passing the PRAXIS exam has been exemplary. The annual report from PRAXIS includes the results of all Saint Xavier students who have taken the exam.

Praxis Examination Pass Rates

  Taking exam Pass rate
2012-2013 27 100%
2011-2012 24 100%
2010-2011 34 100%
3 year average 28.33 100%

Alumni Employment

Prospects for employment in speech-language pathology within the State of Illinois are excellent, as they are in the neighboring states, Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan.  Ninety-nine percent of the 103 graduates of the past few years (2010, 2011 and 2012) were all gainfully employed upon graduation and, to the best of our knowledge, remain so today.

Employment Rates of Graduates

  Number of graduates Percent of graduates
2012-2013 33 100%
2011-2012 34 97%
2010-2011 34 100%
3 year average 33.66 99%