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Student Achievement

Licensure and Certification Exam Passage Rates

 

Bar Exam

Bar Passage Rates (Texas Jurisdiction)

 

 

 

Exam Time Frame

Feb & July

2016

Feb & July

2017

Feb & July

2018

Feb & July

2019

Feb & July

2020

Passers/Takers

198/223

187/220

191/224

224/260

 189/161

SMU Pass %

88.79%

85%

85.27%

86.15%

 85.19%

TX Pass %

77.04%

76.57%

73.12%

77.37%

 75.14%
 

MSA Graduates

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Pass rate

68.2%

68.4%

56.8%

67.8%

72.0%

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CMBT Certification

Music Therapy majors in the Meadows School of the Arts take the Music Therapy Board Certification Exam offered by the Certification Board of Music Therapists (CMBT). SMU graduates scored higher than the national average in all four sections of the exam and had a higher passage rate overall for the years 2016 to 2020.

CMBT – Exam Section

Max Score

SMU Avg. Score

National Avg. Score

1.Assessment and Treatment Planning Score

40

33.28

29.78

2. Treatment Implementation and Termination

70

59.16

51.94

3.Ongoing DocumentationandEvaluation of Treatment

10

7.96

7.06

4.Professional Development and Responsibilities

10

8.40

7.47

Overall passing percentage