Below is a summary of effectiveness data for The Valley Hospital School of Radiography program, for the latest year available (2018). For more information regarding program effectiveness data, visit the JRCERT website

Pass Rate

Five-year average credentialing examination (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Radiography exam) pass rate of not less than 75% at first attempt within six months of graduation:

Year Percent Passing on 1st Attempt Number of Students
2018 89% 8 of 9 students passed on first attempt
2017 89% 8 of 9 students passed on first attempt
2016 75% 6 of 8 students passed on first attempt
2015 87.5% 7 of 8 students passed on first attempt
2014 100% 12 of 12 students passed on first attempt
5-Year Average 89%  

Initial Employment

Five-year average job placement rate of not less than 75% within 12 months of graduation.

Year Percent Job Placement Number of Students
2018 100% 9 of 9 students completed the graduate survey
1 student not actively seeking employment
8 of 8 students employed within 12 months of graduation
2017 100% 9 of 9 students completed the graduate survey
8 of 8 students employed within 12 months of graduation
2016 100% 8 of 8 students completed the graduate survey
2 students have not responded to the employer survey
6 of 6 students employed within 12 months of graduation
2015 100% 8 of 8 students completed the graduate survey
1 student not actively seeking employment
7 of 7 students employed within 12 months of graduation
2014 100% 12 of 12 students completed the graduate survey
1 student not actively seeking employment
11 of 11 students employed within 12 months of graduation
5-Year Average 100%  

The JRCERT has defined “not actively seeking employment” as:

  • Graduate fails to communicate with program officials regarding employment status after multiple attempts OR
  • Graduate is unwilling to seek employment that requires relocation OR
  • Graduate is unwilling to accept employment due to salary or hours OR
  • Graduate is on active military duty OR
  • Graduate is continuing education

Program Completion Rate

Program completion rate is defined as the number of students who complete the program within 150% of the slated program length. The program’s clinical phase is 24 months.

Year Percent Completion Number of Students
2018 90% 10 students began, 9 graduated, 1 voluntary withdrawal
2017 90% 10 students began, 9 graduated, 1 dismissal for grades
2016 80% 10 began, 8 graduated, 2 dismissals for grades
2015 80% 10 began, 8 graduated, 2 voluntary withdrawals
2014 92% 13 began, 12 graduated, 1 dismissal for grades

Graduate Satisfaction

Upon completion of the program, students participate in an exit questionnaire and conference to evaluate their educational experience at The Valley Hospital School of Radiography. Overall, the graduates are very satisfied with the School of Radiography program and believe that curriculum objectives are achieved.

Employer Satisfaction

Responses to employer questionnaires indicate that The Valley Hospital School of Radiography graduates are well prepared as entry-level radiographers.