Dental Programs Licensure Pass Rates

Dental Assisting

Test: Registered Dental Assistant Exam

 YEAR

No. of GRCC grads taking Licensure Exam

No. of GRCC grads passing Written Licensure Exam

State of Michigan Average Written Score

GRCC Percent Passing clinical

State of Michigan Average Clinical Score

2019

21

15 (71%)

86%

90.5%

95%

2018

19

17 (89%)

85%

100%

98.5%

2017

21

20 (95%)

79%

97.5%

93.5%

2016

17

17 (100%)

93%

94%

94%

2015

21

21 (100%)

85%

97.5%

94.5%

2014

20

19 (95%)

90%

97.5%

93%

2013

20

17 (85%)

81%

97%

97%

2012

21

19 (90%)

87%

86%

89%

2011

22

19 (86%)

89%

93%

91%

2010

21

17(81%)

93%

92.5

93%

2009

21

16 (76%)

83%

88%

93%

2008

21

21 (100%)

88%

97%

94.5%

2007

22

20 (91%)

95%

91%

92%

 

Dental Hygiene

Test: National Board Dental Hygiene Exam (NBDHE)

Year

No. of GRCC grads taking Licensure Exam

No. of GRCC grads passing Licensure Exam

GRCC Percent Passing

National Average

GRCC

Average

2019

28

25 (3 unknown)

89%

NA

NA

2018

32

30

94%

NA

NA

2017

31

31

100%

NA

NA

2016

31

31

100%

NA

NA

2015

32

28

91%

NA

NA

2014

30

26

87%

NA

-1.38 (standard deviation) below the national average

2013

32

32

100%*

NA

-0.46 below the national average

2012

30

30

Pass*

NA

-0.54  below the National Average

2011

31

31

100%

82.7%

83.7%

2010

30

30

100%

81.8%

84%

2009

30

29

100%

84.4%

82.9%

2008

30

30

100%

83.3%

81.8%

2007

32

32

100%

84.2%

84.9%

*The American Dental Associations reporting mechanism for NBDHE results changed spring of 2012. Exam results are reported on a PASS FAIL basis only, a score is not provided for each student.

 

Dental Hygiene

Test: Northeast Regional Board Exam

Year

No. of GRCC grads taking Licensure Exam

No. of GRCC grads passing Clinical Licensure Exam

GRCC Percent Passing

National Average

2019

28

24 (1st Attempt)

4 (2nd Attempt)

85.7%

100%

NA

2018

33

30 (1st Attempt

3 (2nd Attempt)

97%

100%

NA

2017

31

29 (1st Attempt)

3 (2nd Attempt)

93.5%         100%

NA

2016

31

24 (1st Attempt)

6 (2nd Attempt-one student elected to wait and take the exam in December 2016)

77%

100%

NA

2015

32

27 (1st Attempt)

5 (2nd Attempt)

84%

100%

NA

2014

30

21 (1ST attempt)

8 (2nd attempt,-with one unknown)

70%

89%

NA

2013

32

27 (1st attempt)

5 (2nd attempt)

84%

100%

NA

2012

30

26(1st attempt)

4 (2nd attempt)

86.6%

100%

87.2%

2011

31

29

93.5%

NA

2010

30

30

100%

NA

2009

30

30

100%

NA

2008

30

30

100%

NA

2007

32

32

100%

NA