Sargent College: By the Numbers
Clinical sites throughout the US and abroad where Sargent students have the opportunity to develop their skills in real-world, interdisciplinary settings
Sargent graduate programs tracked by U.S. News & World Report all rank in the top 6% of their respective fields
Rating of BU’s clinical, preclinical, and health programs in Times Higher Education World University Rankings
National ranking of our graduate Occupational Therapy program, as reported by U.S. News & World Report
Expected increase in employment of Physical Therapists through 2020, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Browse through our website for a close-up look at BU College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. But first, here’s a quick overview by the numbers.
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The mission of Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College is to advance, preserve, disseminate, and apply knowledge in the health and rehabilitation sciences. BU Sargent College strives to create an environment that fosters critical and innovative thinking to best serve the health care needs of society.
Sargent graduate programs tracked by U.S. News & World Report all rank in the top 6% in their respective fields.
|Occupational Therapy||# 1 (tied) out of 164 programs|
|Physical Therapy||# 14 out of 217 programs|
|Speech-Language Pathology||# 12 out of 249 programs|
A degree from Sargent College prepares students for a variety of rewarding and in-demand careers. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook rates Sargent careers among those with the highest growth potential of all occupations tracked.
Expected Increase in Employment Growth
|Athletic Trainers||30%, much faster than average|
|Audiologists||37%, much faster than average|
|Biochemists||31%, much faster than average|
|Dietitians and Nutritionists||20%, faster than average|
|Occupational Therapists||33%, much faster than average|
|Physical Therapists||39%, much faster than average|
|Speech-Language Pathologists||23%, faster than average|
National Certification Board Exam Passing Rates
(Percentage of SAR students in entry-level graduate programs who passed the exam the first time during the last three years)
|Average SAT score**||1989
|Average GRE score**||n/a||312
*spring 2016 enrollment
**incoming fall 2016
|Alumni||17,138 in 59 countries|
|Clinical sites||1,200 in 46 states and 2 countries|
|Clinical centers and research labs & centers at BU Sargent College||35|
|Total federal & grant funds received in FY’15||$12,982,332|