Master Of Occupational Therapy – Program Outcomes

Graduation Rate

For the Occupational Therapy Program at Maryville University, the graduation rate is calculated by comparing the total number of students who began the program as freshmen and those who transferred into the program to the number that graduated within 5 ½ years. Data for the past three years is presented below.

Cohort Total Number of Students Entering Program as Freshmen or Transfers Number of Students Graduation Graduation Rate
Class of 2014 39 30 77%
Class of 2017 40 40 100%
Class of 2018 35 31 89%
Class of 2019 40 32 80%
Class of 2018 Post Baccalaureate 38 35 92%
3-Year Total 154 133 86%

2014 was the last freshman entry class. Cohorts from 2017 – 2019 were post-baccalaureate students.

MOT Program Graduates

The total number of graduates over the past five years in Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) degree are listed below.

Academic Year Total Graduates
2019 67
2020 25
2021 41
3-Year Total 133

NBCOT Pass Rate

Program results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found online at

The program’s passing percent data is calculated on the number of new graduates who passed the NBCOT exam regardless of the number of attempts during the testing year.

You can review the NBCOT examination results of previous students on the NBCOT web site at:

Class of 2018 Class of 2019 Class of 2020
92% 97% 97%