Student Success Metrics

Academic Achievement 

Experiencing success in the classroom reinforces students’ efforts to learn and 
master educational fundamentals, and this success leads to graduation. 
The Board Metric for this theme is the “6-year graduation rate” (i.e., the 
percentage of students who graduate within 6 years)—a standard state and national measure of student success.
 

Experiencing success in the classroom reinforces students’ efforts to learn and master educational fundamentals, and this success leads to graduation. The metrics for measuring academic achievement are as follows:

Course Completion Rates

6-year Graduation Rate

Retention Rates

Minority Graduation Rate*

Student-Athlete (see Federal Graduation Rates) Graduation Rate

Degrees Awarded*

Number of STEM Graduates

Average ACT of Entering Freshmen*

Collegiate Learning Assessment Scores 

Students age 25 and Older*

% of Students on warning, probation, or suspension 

Number of Study Abroad Students 

 

Number of International Students 

 

Student Satisfaction

Students who are satisfied are likely to experience greater student and post-graduation success. The metrics for measuring student satisfaction are as follows:

Distance Learning Offerings*

 

Exit Interview Results

 

Students' average out-of-pocket Costs 

Index of student Satisfaction Survey Results 


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