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Student Success Measures

The measures student success using Fall Enrollment, Persistence Rates, Four- and Six-Year Graduation Rates, Course Completion Rates, Degrees Awarded, and the Percentage of Undergraduate Degree Completers who are Employed or Enrolled in Higher Education one year after graduation. Each measure disaggregated by race/ethnicity.

Fall Enrollment Counts by Race/Ethnicity-Count of the number of full- and part-time students enrolled on the census date of the fall semester, which begins in late August.

Goal: Increase enrollment by 2.6% each year to reach 2,503 by 2020, 2,831 by 2025, and 3,201 by 2030.

Fall

Actual

Percent

2010

2317

100%

Black

587

25%

Hispanic

360

16%

Others

231

10%

White

1139

49%

2011

2096

100%

Black

573

27%

Hispanic

334

16%

Others

166

8%

White

1023

49%

2012

2253

100%

Black

573

25%

Hispanic

401

18%

Others

198

9%

White

1081

48%

2013

2404

100%

Black

641

27%

Hispanic

456

19%

Others

224

9%

White

1083

45%

2014

2316

100%

Black

623

27%

Hispanic

458

20%

Others

237

10%

White

998

43%

2015

2466

100%

Black

664

27%

Hispanic

540

22%

Others

237

10%

White

1025

42%

2016

2619

100%

Black

701

27%

Hispanic

556

21%

Others

244

9%

White

1118

43%

2017

2575

100%

Black

689

27%

Hispanic

582

23%

Others

225

9%

White

1079

42%

2018

2464

100%

Black

658

27%

Hispanic

566

23%

Others

205

8%

White

1035

42%

2019

2440

100%

Black

656

27%

Hispanic

574

24%

Others

218

9%

White

992

41%

 

Persistence Rates by Race/Ethnicity -Percent of full-time, degree-seeking transfer students who enter in the fall semester with at least 30 accepted semester credit hours, who are still enrolled after one academic year. Full-time is defined as taking 12 semester credit hours.

Goal: Maintain a 75% persistence rate.

Fall

First-Time Full-Time Transfer Students Enrolled

Persisted After One Year

One-Year Persistence Rate

2009

55

40

73%

Black

13

7

54%

Hispanic

10

8

80%

Others

5

5

100%

White

27

20

74%

2010

75

54

72%

Black

14

9

64%

Hispanic

17

13

76%

Others

8

8

100%

White

34

24

67%

2011

84

56

67%

Black

19

12

63%

Hispanic

13

10

77%

Others

7

4

57%

White

45

30

67%

2012

95

77

81%

Black

18

15

83%

Hispanic

23

19

83%

Others

8

7

88%

White

46

36

78%

2013

101

74

73%

Black

26

20

77%

Hispanic

17

10

59%

Others

12

8

67%

White

46

36

78%

2014

91

64

70%

Black

20

13

65%

Hispanic

22

16

73%

Others

5

5

100%

White

44

30

68%

2015

129

101

78%

Black

32

26

81%

Hispanic

35

25

71%

Others

10

9

90%

White

52

41

79%

2016

129

95

74%

Black

33

23

70%

Hispanic

31

21

68%

Others

13

10

77%

White

52

41

79%

2017

120

95

79%

Black

29

22

76%

Hispanic

26

21

81%

Others

5

5

100%

White

60

47

78%

2018

140

112

80%

Black

38

31

82%

Hispanic

36

30

83%

Others

12

9

75%

White

54

42

78%

 

Four- and Six-Year Graduation Rates by Race/Ethnicity -the percent of those students classified as full-time, degree-seeking transfer students who transfer into the institution with at least 30 accepted semester credit hours, and earned a baccalaureate degree within four or six years of their entrance. Full-time is defined as taking 12 semester credit hours.

Goal: Maintain a 70% graduation rate.

 

 

Fall

Cohort

Graduated After Four Years

Four-Year Graduation Rate

Graduated After Six Years

Six-Year Graduation Rate

2009

55

39

71%

39

71%

Black

13

10

77%

10

77%

Hispanic

10

5

50%

5

50%

Other

5

4

80%

4

80%

White

27

20

74%

20

74%

2010

75

48

64%

51

68%

Black

14

11

79%

12

86%

Hispanic

17

11

65%

11

65%

Other

8

6

75%

6

75%

White

36

20

56%

22

61%

2011

83

51

61%

54

65%

Black

18

10

56%

11

61%

Hispanic

13

11

85%

11

85%

Other

7

5

71%

5

71%

White

45

25

56%

27

60%

2012

95

65

68%

67

71%

Black

18

12

67%

12

67%

Hispanic

23

16

70%

17

74%

Other

8

7

88%

7

88%

White

46

30

65%

31

67%

2013

101

64

63%

65

64%

Black

26

17

65%

17

65%

Hispanic

17

6

35%

6

35%

Other

12

7

58%

7

58%

White

46

34

74%

35

76%

2014

91

61

67%

 

 

Black

20

10

50%

 

 

Hispanic

22

16

73%

 

 

Other

5

5

100%

 

 

White

44

30

68%

 

 

2015

129

93

72%

 

 

Black

32

25

78%

 

 

Hispanic

35

21

60%

 

 

Other

10

7

70%

 

 

White

52

40

77%

 

 

2016

129

 

 

 

 

Black

33

 

 

 

 

Hispanic

31

 

 

 

 

Other

13

 

 

 

 

White

52

 

 

 

 

2017

120

 

 

 

 

Black

29

 

 

 

 

Hispanic

26

 

 

 

 

Other

5

 

 

 

 

White

60

 

 

 

 

2018

140

 

 

 

 

Black

38

 

 

 

 

Hispanic

36

 

 

 

 

Other

12

 

 

 

 

White

54

 

 

 

 

 

Course Completions by Race/Ethnicity-the percent of semester credit hours completed. The total number of semester credit hours for which students (including flex students) are enrolled on the last day of the semester divided by the number of semester credit hours for which students were enrolled on the census day for the fall and spring semesters or the appropriate census day for summer sessions. The percentages are reported by fiscal year, which includes the fall, spring, and summer semesters between August of the previous year and August in the year listed.

Goal: Maintain a 96% completion rate.

Fiscal Year

Completion Rate

2010

97%

Black

96%

Hispanic

96%

Others

98%

White

98%

2011

96%

Black

95%

Hispanic

96%

Others

97%

White

96%

2012

95%

Black

93%

Hispanic

97%

Others

95%

White

95%

2013

95%

Black

93%

Hispanic

94%

Others

95%

White

96%

2014

96%

Black

95%

Hispanic

96%

Others

96%

White

97%

2015

96%

Black

95%

Hispanic

96%

Others

96%

White

97%

2016

96%

Black

95%

Hispanic

96%

Others

97%

White

97%

2017

97%

Black

96%

Hispanic

97%

Others

97%

White

97%

2018

96%

Black

96%

Hispanic

96%

Others

96%

White

95%

 

Degrees Awarded by Race/Ethnicity-the number of degrees awarded during the fiscal year. Note: At-Risk students are identified by those receiving PELL grants at any time while enrolled at the university. At-Risk not shown for fiscal years 2010 to 2015. The institution offered financial aid through its parent institution during these years and does not hold the data needed for the calculation.

Goal: Increase degrees awarded by 2.7% each year to reach 822 in 2020, 935 in 2025, and 1,048 in 2030.

Fiscal Year

Undergraduate

Graduate

At-Risk

2010

450

242

322

Black

114

43

 

Hispanic

73

26

 

Others

80

44

 

White

183

129

 

2011

462

221

330

Black

118

51

 

Hispanic

72

29

 

Others

72

26

 

White

200

115

 

2012

469

186

329

Black

125

39

 

Hispanic

90

18

 

Others

42

13

 

White

212

116

 

2013

480

215

340

Black

140

47

 

Hispanic

88

27

 

Others

59

22

 

White

193

119

 

2014

506

202

376

Black

111

40

 

Hispanic

107

31

 

Others

39

19

 

White

249

112

 

2015

496

170

369

Black

118

30

 

Hispanic

110

25

 

Others

36

29

 

White

232

86

 

2016

583

170

394

Black

160

41

112

Hispanic

125

29

88

Others

51

22

38

White

247

78

156

2017

583

171

362

Black

144

41

101

Hispanic

121

31

86

Others

51

26

26

White

267

73

149

2018

623

203

409

Black

169

46

116

Hispanic

142

36

98

Others

57

24

41

White

255

97

154

2019

604

187

436

Black

156

46

131

Hispanic

138

33

114

Others

46

22

25

White

264

86

166

 

Undergraduate Degree Completers Employed or Enrolled after Graduation by Race/Ethnicity-the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board matches undergraduate student graduation records to State Unemployment Insurance data to identify those working in Texas. The percentages shown do not include those working in Texas who are self-employed and those who graduated and gained employment outside the State. Data prior to fiscal year 2012 is not available for A&M Central Texas.

Goal: Maintain an 80% employment rate.

Fiscal Year

A&M Central Texas Graduates Employed or Enrolled Percent

Statewide University Graduates Employed or Enrolled Percent

2012

72%

76%

White

77%

77%

Black

62%

80%

Hispanic

80%

80%

Other

54%

61%

2013

72%

76%

White

76%

77%

Black

62%

80%

Hispanic

81%

81%

Other

61%

61%

2014

74%

76%

White

75%

77%

Black

71%

81%

Hispanic

73%

80%

Other

76%

59%

2015

72%

76%

White

73%

76%

Black

73%

80%

Hispanic

68%

82%

Other

70%

58%

2016

72%

75%

White

75%

76%

Black

71%

80%

Hispanic

70%

80%

Other

69%

58%

2017

65%

74%

White

66%

75%

Black

66%

79%

Hispanic

70%

79%

Other

60%

56%