Admission & Outcome Data - Waco EdS

Admission & Outcome Data - Waco EdS

Admission and Outcome Data for the Waco Ed.S. Degree Program in School Psychology
Applicants

A total of 98 individuals applied to the Ed.S. program in the last four years, of which 29 (30%) have been admitted. The average GRE Verbal score is 156 (73rd percentile), the average GRE Quantitative score is 153 (52nd percentile), and the average GRE Analytical Writing score is 4 (approximately 80th percentile).

Outcome   2016   2017   2018   2019

Total Number of Applicants   32   21   22   23

Number Admitted   5   8   8   8

Mean/Median GRE Verbal of those accepted   158/158   156/156   153/153   157/155

Mean/Median GRE Quantitative of those accepted   155/155   152/151   152/153   156/156

Mean/Median GRE Analytical Writing of those accepted   4.3/4.0   4.42/4.0   4.06/4.0   4.4/4.5

Recent students admitted into the Ed.S. program have graduated from some of the following colleges and universities: Baylor University, Carroll College, Centenary College, George Mason University, Harding University, James Madison University, Jamestown College, Mercer University, Miami University of Ohio, Pepperdine University, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Texas A & M University, University of Alabama, University of Houston, University of Georgia, University of Kansas, University of Michigan, University of Oklahoma, University of Texas at Arlington, University of Texas at Austin, and Yale University.

 


Attrition

The table below provides specific information on the progress of students admitted in the last five cohorts. Of the 37 students who started the Ed.S. program during that time, 21 have graduated, 15 remain in the program, and 1 chose to shift to Baylor’s PhD program in School Psychology.

Outcome   2015   2016   2017   2018   2019

First Year Enrollment   9   3   7   8   8

Number Graduated   9   3   7   0   0

Number Still Enrolled   0   0   0   8   7

Students no longer enrolled for any reason other than conferral of degree   0   0   0   0   1

 


Internships

During the past five years, a total of 33 students sought school-based internships. All students (100%) found an internship the first year they applied, and all positions were full-time, paid, and conformed to NASP guidelines.

Outcome   2015   2016   2017   2018   2019

Total number of students who applied for internship   7   7   9   3   7

Students who obtained paid internships   7   7   9   3   7

Students who obtained half-time internships   0   0   0   0   0

Obtained internship (%)   100   100   100   100   100

 


Licensure

While we do not collect data on the number of students who obtained the licensed specialist in school psychology credential (or its equivalent credential in other states), 100% of the students in the past five cohorts passed the Praxis School Psychologist exam, which is a requirement to obtain school psychology licensure in all states.

Outcome   2015   2016   2017   2018   2019

Took Praxis School Psychologist Exam<   7   7   9   3   7

Passed Praxis School Psychologist exam (%)   100   100   100   100   100

Baylor University School Psychology Program

School of Education

Dallas
Louise Herrington School of Nursing
333 N. Washington Ave,
Dallas, TX 75246

Waco
Marrs McLean Science Building
One Bear Place #97301,
Waco, TX 76798-7301

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