Information on National Board Pass rates for all the member institutions can be found on the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO) website. This information will be published yearly and a link to the report can be found at: https://optometriceducation.org/national-board-of-examiners-in-optometry-yearly-performance-report/
|UHCO NBEO Pass Rates|
|Date Range||9/1/2021- 8/31/2022||9/1/2020- 8/31/2021||9/1/2019- 8/31/2020||9/1/2018- 8/31/2019|
|First Time Pass Rate||Pending||74%||**88%||64%|
*Combined scores: main exam administration in Mar. and the alternate date in Aug.
**Combined scores in 2020: main exam administration in Mar. and the alternate in Nov. and Jan.
|First Time Pass Rate||88%||95%||**85%||90%|
|Administration||*Combined scores: main exam administration in Dec. and the alternate date in Apr.
**Combined scores in 2020 : main exam administration in Dec. and the alternate date in Jul.
|First Time Pass Rate||Pending||76%||76%||85%|
|Administration||*Combined scores for all administrations from August 1st-July 31st of each academic year.|
|Ultimate Pass Rate|
|Ultimate Pass Rate||Pending||93%||90%||93%|
|*Percentage of students who pass all three parts of the NBEO by September 30th. following graduation|
|UHCO Graduation Rates|
|*Percentage of first-time, first-year Professional students who complete the program or who are still matriculated
**Percentage of students that do not finish the program or who are no longer matriculated