College of Education

High Comp Scores for Counseling & Human Services Students

April 1, 2012

Dr. Mary Snyder and the College of Education offer congratulations to CHS students and faculty for the extraordinary results on 2012 comps!  The 36 students had a first time 100% pass rate for the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Exam (CPCE) taken as an exit exam for students graduating in May 2012. This is a national standardized exam that is linked to the training standards for counselors. The stats are listed below:
National Scores N=1224, M=94.14, SD=13.43, High Score= 124 (out of 136)
UCCS Scores N=36, M= 103.33, SD=8.58, High Score=117 (only 28 people in the nation scored higher), 8 students scored at or above the 90th percentile this year.   The results speak volumes about the quality of the program, the students, and the faculty.  For more information about the Counseling & Human Services Department visit: