College of Health Professions


Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science

National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapist (NBCOT) Exam Pass Rates - Towson University

Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).  After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be an Occupational Therapy, Registered (OTR).  In addition, most states require licensure in order to practice, however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination.

NBCOT Pass Rate Information as of 7/5/12

 

Total # of TU Graduates

Total # 1st-time TU Test Takers

Number of 1st time TU test takers who PASS exam

Number of 1st time TU test takers who FAIL exam

Percentage of first time TU test takers who passed the exam

All U.S. 1st time test takers

Success rate of all TU graduating students (includes repeat attempts to PASS exam)

2011 79 73 59 14 81% 84% 95%
2010 64 61 51 10 84% 82% 100%

2009

53

55

42

13

76%

78%

98%

AGGREGATE 2009-2011

196 189 152 37 80% 82% 97%

*Note: December 2011 graduates may not have taken exam yet.






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