For CLS graduates who completed the ASCP Board of Certification between 2017 and 2019, the 3 year average ASCP Board Certification pass rate was 94%. The 3-year average graduation rate for students who graduated in 2018, 2019, and 2020 was 100%. The 3-year average placement rate for Classes of 2017, 2018, and 2019 was 100%.
Three-year Average Rates
Department of Medical Laboratory Science
BOC Pass Rate:
Based on students who take the exam within the first year of graduation
based on students who began final half of program
based on respondent graduates who either find employment in the field or continue their education within one year of graduation
At least 55% of the clinical laboratory positions in the Richmond area are filled by graduates of VCU's CLS program.