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Retention and Completion

(as of 12/31/2018)

Associate of Science in Midwifery Degree
Average time to graduate is three years; maximum time to graduate is five years.
64% of students who enrolled in the associate’s program, from 2013 through 2017, were still enrolled as of December 31, 2018.
30% of students enrolled in 2009 who could have graduated within 4.5 years have done so.
34% are still enrolled or graduated beyond the 4.5 years.

MCU discontinued the ASM program in 2017.  Many of our BSM student swtiched to the ASM so they could complete the degree and then enrolled in the BSM program thereafter.  This has affected completion rates for the BSM program, but should level out in the next couple of years.

Bachelor of Science in Midwifery Degree
Average time to graduate is four years and one trimester; maximum time to graduate is seven years and one trimester.
65% of students who enrolled in the bachelor’s program, from 2013 through 2017, were still enrolled as of December 31, 2018.
16.75% of students enrolled in 2008 who could have graduated within 6.5 years have done so.
16.75% are still enrolled or graduated beyond the 6.5 years.

Master of Science in Midwifery Degree
Average time to graduate is two years; maximum time to graduate is four years
75% of students who enrolled in the Master’s program between 2013 through 2017 were still enrolled as of December 31, 2018.
25% of students enrolled in 2011 who could have graduated within 3 years have done so.
75% are still enrolled or graduated beyond the 3 years.

Prior to 2010, an articulated Master’s program existed from which 16 Master’s degrees have been conferred.

Since 2013, Midwives College of Utah students have experienced the benefits of:

  • access to federal funding for education and cost of living expenses,
  • an increase in student support services
  • peer to peer and teacher to student engagement through synchronous and asynchronous learning opportunities
  • an improved distance-education structure.

Based on MCU’s continued commitment to excellence, we are forecasting an upward trend in retention and completion rates.

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