Saint Xavier University Orland Park Campus

CSD Graduate Program

Graduate Program Outcome Information

The graduate program in speech-language pathology currently enrolls 69 full-time students. It is anticipated that 35 new students will be admitted for the fall 2018 semester.

Program Completion Rate

Academic Year Completed program within expected time frame Completed program later than expected time frame Not Completing Percent completing within expected time frame
2016-2017 32 2 1 91%
2015-2016 35 0 0 100%
2014-2015 34 1 1 94%
3 year average 33.66 1 .66 95%

PRAXIS Scores

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
2016-2017 34 100%
2015-2016 35 100%
2014-2015 34 100%
3 year average 34.66 100%

Alumni Employment

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. One hundred percent of the 101 graduates of the past few years (2015, 2016 and 2017) 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
2016-2017 34 100%
2015-2016 35 100%
2014-2015 34 100%
3 year average 34.66 100%