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Affordability

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Enrollment
The total un-duplicated headcount of students enrolled between July 1 and June 30 of a given academic year.
         
2016-17
9,072
  2017-18
8,048
  2018-19
7,504
         
2019-20
7,870
  2020-21
7,171
   
         

1-year
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9%

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5-year
change

21%

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SSCH (Student Semester Credit Hours)
The total hours attempted of all students enrolled between July 1 and June 30 of a given academic year.
         
2016-17
130,191
 
  2017-18
118,308
 
  2018-19
111,573
 
         
2019-20
118,725
 
  2020-21
110,521
 
   
         

1-year
change

7%

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5-year
change

15%

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FTE (Full-time Equivalent)
The total hours attempted of all students enrolled between July 1 and June 30 of a given academic year divided by the full-time equivalent.
         
2016-17
8,679
 
  2017-18
7,887
 
  2018-19
7,438
 
         
2019-20
7,915
 
  2020-21
7,368
 
   
         

1-year
change

7%

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 5-year
change

15%

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Credits at Completion
Students who completed an Associates Degree with 60 hrs. (100%), 66 hrs. (110%), and 81 hrs. (125%).
                 
On-schedule   2016-17
44
  2017-18
73
  2018-19
67
  2019-20
89
                 
    2020-21
76
           
                 
    1-year
change

14%

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  5-year
change

72%

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On-schedule + 10%   2016-17
266
  2017-18
308
  2018-19
224
  2019-20
252
                 
    2020-21
251
           
                 
    1-year
change

0.4%

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  5-year
change

5%

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On-schedule + 25%   2016-17
329
  2017-18
270
  2018-19
168
  2019-20
168
                 
    2020-21
131
           
                 
    1-year
change

22%

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  5-year
change

60%

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Time-to-Degree
First-time, full-time, degree seeking students who earned an Associates Degree on-time (24 mo.) at 125% (25-30 mo.) and 150% (31 -36 mo.).
                   
On-time   2016
80
 
  2017
71
 
  2018
40
  2019
69
 
                   
    2020
69
             
                   
    1-year
change

0%

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  5-year
change

0.1%

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On-time + 25%   2016
59
  2017
35
  2018
23
  2019
39
 
                   
    2020
31
             
                   
    1-year
change

0.4%

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  5-year
change

0.4%

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On-time + 50%   2016
60
  2017
59
  2018
48
  2019
43
 
                   
    2020
30
             
                   
    1-year
change

0.3%

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  5-year
change

0.5%

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STEM Programs
Credential is in a STEM field identified by the four-digit CIP Code, and reported by the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency. Additional CIP Codes approved by ADHE with input from institutional administrators are also included.
         
2016-17
8.5%
 
 
  2017-18
9.4%
 
 
  2018-19
9.3%
 
 
         
2019-20
10.0%

 
  2020-21
10.6%
 
 
   
         

1-year
change

0.6%

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 5-year
change

2.1%

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High Demand Programs
Credential is in a High Demand field identified by the six- digit CIP Code, reported in the statewide High Demand Occupations Lists published by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services (ADWS).
         
2016-17
31.6%

 
  2017-18
31.3%
 
 
  2018-19
30.7%
 
 
         
2019-20
29.0%
 
 
  2020-21
31.0%

 
   
         

1-year
change

2.0%

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 5-year
change

0.6%

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