February 2019 Data Nugget

February 27th, 2019 - 2:02pm

Helping More Students Progress Toward Their Goal

Two of the student success objectives in COM’s 2015-2018 strategic plan are showing signs of improvement. For the first time during this period, a larger percentage of first-time students who enroll to earn a degree or transfer to a four-year institution persisted in their first three terms.

Performance Indicator SS1.2

Percentage of Degree and/or Transfer-Seeking Students 
Who Enrolled in the First Three Consecutive Terms

Graph showing first three term persistence

Also, a larger percentage of these students earned at least 30 units in three years. 

Performance Indicator SS1.3

Percentage of Degree and/or Transfer-Seeking Students 
Achieving at Least 30 Units by the End of Three Years

Table showing percentage of degree/transfer seeking students who earned 30 units in three years