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Accounting, Marketing, & Fashion Studies
300 Jay Street
Room N-1012
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Email: Business@citytech.cuny.edu

Phone: 718-260-5773

Fax: 718-260-5774

Vision Care Technology, Ophthalmic Dispensing, & Eyeglass Clinic
285 Jay Street
Room A-812
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Phone: 718-260-5298

Fax: 718-254-8521

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Program Outcomes

The following tables indicate how many New York College of Technology ‘s Vision Care Technician/Opticianry students found jobs, graduated, and passed board exams since 2018.

Graduation Year Graduating Percent
2017 Students 94 %
2018 Students 94 %
2019 Students 76 %
2020 Students 87 %
Graduation Year Employed in the of VC Field / furthering education
2017 100 %
2018 100 %
2019 90 %
2020 91 %

American Board of Opticianry (ABO)
Pass Rates

Class # Sat for Exam # Passing # Percent Passing
2017 25 21 84 %
2018 22 20 91 %
2019 25 22 88 %
2020 33 29 88 %

National Contact Lens Registry Examination (NCLE)
Pass Rates

Class # Sat for Exam # Passing # Percent Passing
2017 14 10 72 %
2018 19 17 88 %
2019 4 3 75 %
2020 1 0 0 %

New York State Board of Opticianry Licensure Examination (ABO and NCLE certifications are required)

Class # of Graduates # Sat for Exam # Passing # Percent Passing
2017 32 17 16 94 %
2018 29 17 12 71 %
2019 29 9 6 67 %
2020 31 13 6 46 %

Percent of Students Passing American Board of Opticianry (ABO) and National Contact Lens Registry Examination (NCLE) certifications

2012 (2010 - 2011) 2013 (2011 - 2012) 2014 (2012 - 2013) 2015 (2013 - 2014) 2016 (2014 - 2015) 2017 (2015 - 2016) 2018 (2016 - 2017) 2019 (2017 - 2018) 2020 (2018 - 2020)
ABO 90 % 88 % 96 % 90 % 100 % 97 % 84 % 91 % 88 %
NCLE 100 % 88 % 100 % 87 % 100 % 85 % 72 % 88 % 0 %

2018- 2020 Reporting Year

# of students
Beginning the program52
Graduated the program45
Graduated and who are working in the field41