UVM Alumni Survey
Near the end of April 2012, the Survey of 2011 Graduates was sent to 2,369 UVM alumni with a bachelor's degree from the previous year. This number includes 105 summer 2010 grads, 286 fall 2010 grads and 1,978 spring 2011 graduates. About six weeks later, a follow-up survey was sent to all those who did not respond to the initial mailing. As of August 15th, 2012, 678 graduates had replied, bringing the combined return-rate from both mailings to approximately 28.6%. The following are some results specific to respondents who graduated from the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. *Source: UVM Office of Institutional Research
- 80% of respondents report that CNHS gave them "excellent/good" preparation for their jobs.
- 92% of CNHS respondents report they are "satisfied" with their jobs.
- 89.4% of CNHS respondents had found employment six months or less after graduation.
- For those who had found employment, 89.9% report that their job was "closely related" to their field of study.
The following chart shows the percentage of first time, first year undergraduate students matriculating into the College of Nursing and Health Sciences who graduated from CNHS or from another college within the University of Vermont after four years. This percentage does not include transfer students, who number 40-50 per academic year according to College records. For more information or to compare graduation rates with other colleges at UVM, visit the UVM Office of Institutional Research website. *Source: UVM Office of Institutional Research
|College/School of Degree||Fall 2008 Entry||Fall 2007 Entry||Fall 2006 Entry|
|College of Entry (CNHS)
Other UVM College/School
The following chart shows the percent of first-time first-year undergraduate students from 2007-2009 who returned to CNHS after their first and second years at the college. These data reflect changes in major, discontinuation from major, financial aid changes and other factors that may influence retention rates. *Source: UVM Office of Institutional Research
|Year||CNHS Students Returning after the First Year||CNHS Students Returning after the Second Year|
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Senior Exit Survey
- "I feel very well-prepared for the board exam and for my future career."
- "The Nursing students/faculty have become my second family and we all want to see each other succeed."
- "I truly enjoyed my 4 years being a student in CNHS. I wouldn't trade my experiences for anything."
The College of Nursing and Health Sciences Senior Exit Survey is conducted in the spring of the academic year. Students answer questions about their academic experience at CNHS and provide feedback about their time at the college. For the Class of 2012, 96 graduating seniors completed the survey. The following are some highlights:
- 95.8% of respondents report strong or very strong "connections among students in my class."
- 93.7% of respondents report being satisfied or very satisfied with the "quality of instruction in my major."
- 92.7% of respondents report that they feel prepared or very prepared to enter their chosen professional field.
- 95.3% of respondents report being satisfied or very satisfied with the "quality of the clinical/internship experience."
Honors & Awards
The College of Nursing and Health Sciences takes great pride in its students and offers awards and recognition to celebrate achievement. The following are some college and university honors awarded annually.
- Dean's Undergraduate Award
Recognizes a graduating CNHS student who has demonstrated exemplary professional growth and contributions during their tenure at UVM.
- Student Multicultural Award
Recognizes a student who has made major contributions to create an environment of social justice, inclusion and equity in the Department, College, University and community.
- Commencement Banner Bearer
In recognition of an undergraduate or graduate student who has been nominated by his/her peers and faculty to carry the College banner at the University Commencement Ceremony.
- Dean's List
Dean's List status is awarded to full-time undergraduate students with a cumulative grade-point average of not less than 3.0 who stood in the top 20 percent of each class of their college/school during the preceding semester.
- Honors College
The Honors College offers an intensely focused, academically challenging environment for some of the university's most outstanding undergraduate students. CNHS has 31 students enrolled in the Honors College for the 2012-13 academic year.
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