1 The placement rate was calculated using the number of degree (and if applicable) diploma graduates from: July 1, 2011 through July 3, 2012 and their status as of April 5, 2013; July 4, 2012 and July 3, 2013 and their status as of April 3, 2014; and July 4, 2013 and July 3, 2014 and their status as of March 26, 2015. The denominator includes all graduates, including graduates who would be exempted from the calculation by our accrediting body. The numerator includes all graduates placed in field or in a related field, employing the definition of a placement used by our accrediting body.
Note: The definition of a placement used by our accrediting body, Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) may be found at the following link: http://www.acics.org/accreditation/content.aspx?id=6425&utm_source=ACICS+Accreditation+Alert&utm_campaign=AWARE+Webinar%3A+Enhancements+to+Online+Application+Process&utm_medium=email
2 The program specific graduation rate is the percentage of students who enrolled in each program area in 2011, 2012 and 2013 that graduated.
3 The Bradford School on time graduation rates are specific to each program and are for all students who completed a specific program (diploma and degree where applicable) between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015. The all school on time graduation rates are for all full time, first time students in the 2005 cohort attending 2 year institutions as reported on table 38 at http://nces.ed.gov/datalab/tableslibrary/viewtable.aspx?tableid=7512
4 The Bradford School overall graduation rate was calculated using a denominator that includes all students who began classes in 2011, 2012 and 2013. The numerator includes the number of those students who graduated. The 2 year all school percentage is for all full time, first time students in the cohort starting in 2008 that can be found on table 377 http://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/d12/tables/dt12_377.asp
5Anthony P. Carnevale, Nicole Smith, and Jeff Strohl, Help Wanted: Projecting Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2018 p. 13 (Washington, DC: Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2010). http://cew.georgetown.edu/collegeadvantage
6 Smartpress.com, "The State of Graphic Design,"http://smartpress.com/pages/state-of-graphic-design
7 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Medical Assistants, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm
8 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Graphic Designers, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/arts-and-design/graphic-designers.htm
9 Best Health Care Jobs, US News and World Report, http://money.usnews.com/careers/best-jobs/rankings/best-healthcare-jobs?page=2
10 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/physical-therapist-assistants-and-aides.htm
11 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Veterinary Technologists and Technicians, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/veterinary-technologists-and-technicians.htm
12The graduation rate for the PTA program is for students starting from 03/01/2010 through 03/31/2012
13The licensing rate for the PTA program is for students attempting the test who graduated in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
14The PTA placement rate is for students who graduated in 2012, 2013 and 2014 and who passed the licensing exam.