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Saturday, January 28, 2023
Credentials

The number of certificates and degrees awarded between July 1 and June 30 of a given academic year.

         
2017-18
2,240
  2018-19
1,388
  2019-20
1,566
         
2020-21
1,656
  2021-22
1,778
   
         

1-year
change

7%

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5-year
change

21%

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Course Pass Rates

The percentage of students who completed their course work with the grade of D or better in a given academic year.

         
2017-18
79%
  2018-19
76%
  2019-20
76%
         
2020-21
75%
  2021-22
77%
   
         

1-year
change

2%

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5-year
change

2%

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Course Success Rates

The percentage of students who completed their course work with the grade of C or better in a given academic year.

         
2017-18
75%
  2018-19
71%
  2019-20
73%
         
2020-21
72%
  2021-22
73%
   
         
1-year
change

1%

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   5-year
change

2%

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Full-time Retention

Students who enrolled in the fall term for the first-time as a full-time student (12 or more credit hours) who returned the next fall.

         
2017
55%
  2018
52%
  2019
49%
         
2020
51%
  2021
49%
   
         
1-year
change

2%

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   5-year
change

6%

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Part-time Retention

Students who enrolled in the fall term for the first-time as a part-time student (11 or more credit hours) who returned the next fall.

         
2017
52%
  2018
40%
  2019
33%
         
2020
34%
  2021
33%
   
         
1-year
change

3%

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   5-year
change

19%

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Term-to-Term Persistence

Students enrolled in a given fall term who returned the following spring term.

         
2017-18
69%
  2018-19
66%
  2019-20
70%
         
2020-21
65%
  2021-22
65%
   
         
1-year
change

0%

Equal

   5-year
change

4%

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Transfer Rate

The percentage first-time, first-year undergraduate students entering in a given fall who transfer to another college within 150% of the published time for the program.

         
2015-16
2013 Cohort
13%
  2016-17
2014 Cohort
10%
  2017-18
2015 Cohort
14%
         
2018-19
2016 Cohort
16%
  2019-20
2017 Cohort
13%
   
         
1-year
change

3%

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   5-year
change

0%

Equal

   

STEM Programs
Graduates in a given academic year who earned a credential in a STEM field. STEM fields are 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.
         
2017-18
9%
  2018-19
9%
  2019-20
10%
         
2020-21
11%
  2021-22
12%
   
         

1-year
change

2%

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 5-year
change

3%

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High Demand Programs
Graduates in a given academic year who earned a credential in a High Demand field. High Demand fields are identified by the six- digit CIP Code, reported in the statewide High Demand Occupations Lists published by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services (ADWS).
         
2017-18
31%
  2018-19
31%
  2019-20
29%
         
2020-21
31%
  2021-22
30%
   
         

1-year
change

1%

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 5-year
change

1%

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