University of Mary Accreditation

The University of Mary is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Department and program accreditors are as follows:

Enrollment

 Total Enrollment for Fall 2019          3,779
 Undergraduate Enrollment          2,523
 Undergraduate Transfer-In Enrollment              136
 Graduate Enrollment          1,256

RETENTION AND GRADUATION RATES

First-time students pursuing bachelor's degrees entering in Fall 2018 and returning in Fall 2019: 80% 

Overall Graduation Rates (for first-time freshman entering 2013): 60%

Transfer Out Rate (for first-time freshman entering in 2013): 22%

ATHLETIC OUTCOMES

In accordance with 34 CFR §668.48, outcomes for student athletes are available here.

COLLEGE NAVIGATOR

More information on student outcomes can be found on the College Navigator website.

Licensure Pass Rates

Athletic Training: BOC Pass Rate can be found here.

Counseling: 

  • Praxis for School Counseling students: 100%, class of 2019
  • NCE for Clinical Mental Health Counseling students: 100%, class of 2019
  • Addiction Counseling underwent licensure changes related to required examinations Class of 2020 will use MAC (no data is currently available)

Education: Core Academic Skills for Educators Reading 100%, Math 92%, Writing 100%; Early Childhood 100%; Elementary Education 97%; Secondary Teaching 100%

Exercise Science: 95% pass rate (first time test takers); 100% overall pass rate

Nursing (undergraduate): BSN/BAN: North Dakota Board of Nursing NCLEX: 100% (traditional cohort); CCNE NCLEX: 98.3% (all programs, first time test takers); NCLEX: 98.41% (all programs, all test takers)

Please visit the ND Board of Nursing website to see their Education Annual Report for additional details.

Nursing (graduate): Overall pass rate for FNPs: 100%; first-time pass rate: 92% (2017-2019)

Occupational Therapy: 2018: 100%
University of Mary NBCOT Pass rates can also be found at https://www.nbcot.org/en/Educators/Home#SchoolPerformance

Physical Therapy: The overall three-year pass rate on the NPTE (2017-2019) was 98%. The average first time pass rate over the past three years (2017-2019) was 90%.

Radiologic Technology: 2019-2020 pass rate was 100%.

Respiratory Therapy:

  • Undergraduate (2018): 100% pass rate on licensure exam/88% first time; 88% pass rate on advanced credential (RRT) exam.
  • Graduate: 100% pass rate on licensure exam

Social Work: 100% pass rate in 2015

Approvals

Academic programs are approved by:

  • North Dakota Board of Nursing
  • North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board
  • Project Management Institute