Graduate Program Outcome Information
The graduate program in speech-language pathology currently enrolls 68 full-time students. It is anticipated that 35 new students will be admitted for the fall 2013 semester.
Program Completion Rate
Completed program within expected time frame
Completed program later than expected time frame
Percent completing within expected time frame
|3 year average||33.6||.33||.33||98%|
A successful score on the PRAXIS exam, administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) is required for licensure in speech-language pathology in the State of Illinois. The profile of Saint Xavier University students passing the PRAXIS exam has been exemplary. The annual report from PRAXIS includes the results of all Saint Xavier students who have taken the exam.
Praxis Examination Pass Rates
|Academic Year||Taking Exam||Pass Rate|
|3 year average||25.67||99%|
Prospects for employment in speech-language pathology within the State of Illinois are excellent, as they are in the neighboring states, Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan. Ninety-nine percent of the 103 graduates of the past few years (2010, 2011 and 2012) were all gainfully employed upon graduation and, to the best of our knowledge, remain so today.
Employment Rates of Graduates
|Academic Year||Number of Graduates||Percent of Graduates Employed|
|3 year average||33.6||100%|