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Graduate Student Outcomes

Under the Higher Education Act, all colleges that offer federal financial aid are required to share the same basic information with the public. Having access to the basic data points below helps support you as a current or prospective student.

Employer and Graduate Student Satisfaction Survey: Key Findings from Annual Surveys (pdf)

Five Year Graduation Rates

The Student Right to Know Act requires all institutions that participate in any student financial assistance program under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended) to disclose information about graduation and retention rates to current and prospective students.

The Bank Street Graduate School of Education five-year graduation rate was 89% for the 2014-2015 year (7/1/14-6/30/15) and 88% for the 2013-2014 year (7/1/13-6/30/14) across all programs offered.

The retention rate across the teacher preparation programs is 97%. These figures encompass all graduate students completing their program, including those enrolled in dual certification programs.

Institutional Test Score Annual Report

Institutional pass rates are a key measure of the performance of teacher preparation programs under Title II of the Higher Education Act. The table below outlines pass rates for Bank Street graduates during the 2018-2019 year (7/1/18-6/30/19).

Assessment Number of students who took the assessment Number of students who passed the assessment Pass Rate
Educating All Students 280 271 97%
Multi-Subject Birth to Grade 2 109 96 88%
Multi-Subject Grades 1-6 106 102 96%
Students with Disabilities CST.1 105 100 96%
Elementary Education edTPA 29 26 91%
Special Education edTPA 31 31 100%

The number of Bank Street graduates taking the Early Childhood edTPA in this reporting year was less than 10. 


Enrollment data is made available to the public by the National Center for College Statistics. Details on graduate student attendance status, gender, race/ethnicity, and participation in distance education are all available online through the College Navigator website.