Rehabilitation Science Program Performance Outcomes 

I. Student Retention Rate:

a. Number of officially declared Rehabilitation Science Majors for the past four years:
       2011-2012        99
       2012-2013       108
       2013-2014       127
       2014-2015       162
       2015-2016       180
       2016-2017       223 
 2017-2018       240
2018-2019       222
2019-2020        230
2020-2021       200 (projected, decrease due to Covid-19)

(This data reflects students who declared the major at any point during their academic career (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior)).

b. Number of students who have graduated from the Program during the past four years:
       2011      17
       2012      31
       2013      26
       2014      25
       2015      43
       2016      47
2017      41
2018      69
2019      53
2020      51


II.  Average Number of Semesters Needed to Complete the Program After Declaring the Major:

58 hours after completion of general education courses
Average completion time after completion of general education requirements is 2 years

*Does not Include general education requirements and minor course work.


III. Estimated Cost of Tuition and Fees:

For the 2020-2021 Academic Year:
Undergraduate in state: $232.00 per credit hour + fees
(vary depending on total number of enrolled hours)**

Undergraduate out of state: $464.00 per credit hour + fees (vary)

**Students who live in Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas are considered in-state for tuition purposes.

As in-state undergraduate student enrolled in 12 hours per semester (average course load) can expect to pay $2,784.00 in tuition and $975.00, resulting in a total cost of $3,759.00


IV.  Available Financial Aid Sources for Students at the University:

Students are encouraged to meet with a financial aid advisor prior to signing up for courses.

Some Sources of Aid are:   

Dr. Lyman B. Harris Scholarship
University Honors
Distinguished Scholars
Second Century Scholars
Collegiate Scholars
Transfer Scholars
Tech Private Scholarships
Other Privately Supported Scholarships

Students may also qualify for the Lottery Scholarship, Academic Challenge Scholarship, and student loans.


V. Rehabilitation-Related Employment Rate of Graduates within the first 6 Months Following Graduation:

88% of the graduates from the previous three years are employed and/or attending graduate school.


VI. Graduate Program Information:

a. The number of graduates accepted into graduate school over the past three years:
       2011     6
       2012     7
       2013     6
       2014     4
       2015     6
       2017     10 
2018     12
2019     15
2020     15 (estimated)

This number reflects the number of students who have notified the RS program and been accepted into graduate school. There are no students known to have applied and not been accepted into graduate school.

b. Types of programs students have been accepted into:
      Rehabilitation Counseling
      Social Work
      Community Mental Health Counseling
      Occupational Therapy
      Marriage and Family Therapy
      Physical Therapy
      Health Informatics
      Health Administration
      Applied Behavioral Analysis


VII. Types of Employment Settings Where Graduates Have Been Hired Over Previous Three Years:

Addiction Treatment Centers
Nursing Homes
Adoption Agencies
Children and Family Service Settings
Services Agencies for Community Outreach
Resource Offices in Schools
Adult Probation and Parole
Juvenile Probation and Parole
Case Management
Assisted Living
Occupational Therapy Clinics
Mental Health Treatment Centers