Quote from mtsteelhorse
Hmmm...that's pretty darn low. I also read where they have like a 96% acceptance rate. I don't know which program that is for but that doesn't sound very selective.
No, I already knew that it was a degree mill, I just didn't realize how bad its attrition rate was. I can't believe that program is accredited anywhere
. They accept everyone who applies. It's kind of a brilliant business plan. You accept everyone who applies, don't even have to provide them with training (make the students set up their own clinicals), and then you get to rake in the cash while the student is on the line for paying back the loans. No accountability whatsoever. This is the reason why other professions trash the NP field.
Programs like these also glut the market, which is problematic for obvious reasons. Also, employers are starting to smarten up and grads from these programs that have a "take anyone who is breathing" policy have a hard time getting hired. Anyway, if I were you I'd look at the area I'm interested in practicing in, and then attend the program that has the best reputation among employers. Do not waste your money on a program that doesn't set up your clinical training for you. Only look at programs that are from real universities.