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Persistence of Students at Institution

5. Persistence rate of first-time at the instiution undergraduates: One-Year Entering Cohort
Fall 2008
Entering Cohort
Fall 2012
Entering Cohort
Fall 2013
Point Change
Fall 2008 to
Fall 2013
Cohort Rate Cohort Rate Cohort Rate
Total 4,867 45.9% 3,580 42.0% 2,745 39.5% - 6.4
Same institution   39.9%   37.6%   34.6% - 5.3
Other institutions   5.9%   4.4%   4.8% - 1.1
White 608 33.6% 864 49.7% 527 44.8% - 11.2
Same institution   25.8%   45.6%   41.4% - 15.5
Other institutions   7.7%   4.1%   3.4% 4.3
African American 515 38.8% 1,011 39.4% 719 36.6% 2.3
Same institution   32.8%   35.0%   31.3% 1.5
Other institutions   6.0%   4.4%   5.3% 0.7
Hispanic 724 42.0% 733 44.5% 524 40.8% 1.1
Same institution   32.3%   39.3%   33.8% - 1.5
Other institutions   9.7%   5.2%   7.1% 2.6
Asian 45 46.7% 35 48.6% 22 59.1% - 12.4
Same institution   35.6%   42.9%   54.5% - 19.0
Other institutions   11.1%   5.7%   4.5% 6.6
International 20 70.0% 87 70.1% 84 73.8% - 3.8
Same institution   55.0%   70.1%   71.4% - 16.4
Other institutions   15.0%   0.0%   2.4% 12.6
Other 2,955 50.4% 848 32.4% 869 35.2% 15.2
Same institution   45.9%   27.8%   30.4% 15.5
Other institutions   4.5%   4.6%   4.8% - 0.4
 



6. Persistence rate of first-time at the institution undergraduates: Two-Year Entering Cohort
Fall 2007
Entering Cohort
Fall 2011
Entering Cohort
Fall 2012
Point Change
Fall 2007 to
Fall 2012
Cohort Rate Cohort Rate Cohort Rate
Total 4,873 35.2% 7,669 30.0% 3,546 27.6% - 7.6
Same institution   26.3%   22.6%   21.6% - 4.7
Other institutions   8.8%   7.4%   6.0% - 2.8
White 906 33.7% 2,148 31.5% 857 32.1% 1.6
Same institution   25.3%   24.2%   27.1% - 1.8
Other institutions   8.4%   7.3%   5.0% 3.4
African American 668 37.1% 1,943 25.6% 992 26.0% 11.1
Same institution   26.3%   18.3%   18.9% 7.5
Other institutions   10.8%   7.4%   7.2% 3.6
Hispanic 826 35.7% 2,036 34.4% 728 27.9% 7.8
Same institution   26.2%   27.1%   20.2% 6.0
Other institutions   9.6%   7.3%   7.7% 1.9
Asian 63 39.7% 105 41.0% 35 37.1% 2.5
Same institution   30.2%   31.4%   31.4% - 1.3
Other institutions   9.5%   9.5%   5.7% 3.8
International 30 26.7% 69 46.4% 87 59.8% - 33.1
Same institution   26.7%   43.5%   58.6% - 32.0
Other institutions   0.0%   2.9%   1.1% - 1.1
Other 2,380 35.0% 1,365 26.4% 845 21.4% 13.5
Same institution   26.7%   18.3%   16.6% 10.2
Other institutions   8.2%   8.1%   4.9% 3.4
 


Graduation and Persistence Rate: 6-Year

7. First-time, full-time students enrolled in a minimum of 12 SCH their first fall semester who have graduated or are still enrolled at the same institution or another Texas public, independent, or career institution

   FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 Point Change
FY 2011 to
FY 2014
Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate
Total 2006 13 38.5% 2007 5,290 27.5% 2008 4,763 24.2% - 14.3
Same institution  0.0%  19.7%  15.3% 15.3
Other institutions  38.5%  7.8%  8.8% - 29.7
White 2006540.0% 200792526.5% 200858322.0% - 18.0
Same institution  0.0%  19.5%  13.6% 13.6
Other institutions  40.0%  7.0%  8.4% - 31.6
African American 2006250.0% 200765229.3% 200847421.1% - 28.9
Same institution  0.0%  20.2%  11.4% 11.4
Other institutions  50.0%  9.0%  9.7% - 40.3
Hispanic 2006633.3% 200787926.4% 200869223.0% - 10.3
Same institution  0.0%  18.7%  11.6% 11.6
Other institutions  33.3%  7.7%  11.4% - 21.9
Asian 20060N/A 20076926.1% 20084339.5% N/A
Same institution  N/A  17.4%  18.6% N/A
Other institutions  N/A  8.7%  20.9% N/A
International 20060N/A 20073658.3% 20082035.0% N/A
Same institution  N/A  41.7%  20.0% N/A
Other institutions  N/A  16.7%  15.0% N/A
Other 20060N/A 20072,72927.4% 20082,95125.1% N/A
Same institution  N/A  19.8%  17.1% N/A
Other institutions  N/A  7.6%  8.0% N/A
 


Graduation Rate: 4-, 5-, & 6-year

8. First-time, full-time entering, degree-seeking, students enrolled in a minimum of 12 SCH their first fall semester who have graduated from the same institution

   FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 Point Change
FY 2012 to
FY 2014
Entering Fall Cohort Num Rate Entering Fall Cohort Num Rate Entering Fall Cohort Num Rate
  2006  3,367   2007  3,060   2008  1,719  
4-Year graduation rate       16.0%       15.0%       11.0% - 5.0
5-Year graduation rate       27.0%       27.0%       18.0% - 9.0
6-Year graduation rate       32.0%       31.0%       22.0% - 10.0
 
*Data as reported by IPEDS  

Completion Rate: 4-, 5-, & 6-year

9. Degree-seeking students entering the institution for the first time in fall semester indicated who have graduated from the same institution or another Texas public, independent, or career institution

   FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 Point Change
FY 2012 to
FY 2014
Entering Fall Cohort Num Rate Entering Fall Cohort Num Rate Entering Fall Cohort Num Rate
Statewide data is not available for this measure.
 


Degrees Awarded

10. Number of degrees awarded FY 2010
FY 2014
FY 2015
% Change
FY 2010 to
FY 2015
Total Degrees 5,187 16,228 16,013 208.7%
White 1,947 5,474 5,753 195.5%
African American 1,562 3,628 3,470 122.2%
Hispanic 1,027 3,025 2,917 184.0%
Asian 242 732 780 222.3%
International 125 268 257 105.6%
Other 1,620 3,101 2,836 75.1%
 
Level
Associates 1,195 2,786 2,483 107.8%
Baccalaureate 2,480 8,145 7,882 217.8%
Master's 966 4,606 4,721 388.7%
Doctor's Research/Scholarship 36 243 182 405.6%
Doctor's Professional Practice 0 135 265 N/A
 
Gender
Male 2,065 5,883 6,014 191.2%
Female 3,122 10,345 9,999 220.3%
 




Closing the Gaps Critical Fields

11. Degrees awarded in STEM fields FY 2009 FY 2014 FY 2015 % Change
FY 2009 to
FY 2015
Fields
Computer Science 261 1,183 959 267.4%
Engineering 180 171 125 - 30.6%
Math 0 1 1 N/A
Physical Science 0 8 2 N/A
 
Level
Certificate 1 45 34 3300.0%
Associate's 230 302 232 0.9%
Bachelor's 203 811 666 228.1%
Master's 7 192 147 2000.0%
Doctor's Research/Scholarship 0 13 8 N/A
Doctor's Professional Practice 0 0 0 N/A
 


12. Degrees and certificates awarded in nursing FY 2009 FY 2014 FY 2015 % Change
FY 2009 to
FY 2015
Total Nursing Degrees 20 1,431 1,930 9550.0%
Certificate 0 8 11 N/A
Associate's 0 1 1 N/A
Bachelor's 17 996 1,304 7570.6%
Master's 3 379 562 18633.3%
Doctor's Research/Scholarship 0 11 6 N/A
Doctor's Professional Practice 0 36 46 N/A
 


13. Degrees and Certificates in Allied Health FY 2009 FY 2014 FY 2015 % Change
FY 2009 to
FY 2015
Degrees and certificates awarded in allied health 488 1,532 1,648 237.7%
Certificate 359 103 218 - 39.3%
Associate's 32 535 544 1600.0%
Bachelor's 0 562 455 N/A
Master's 97 312 311 220.6%
Doctor's Research/Scholarship 0 9 9 N/A
Doctor's Professional Practice 0 11 111 N/A
 


14. Students taking and passing the certification exams for teacher education

  FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
Total number taking exam NR NR NR
 
Total percent passing exam NR NR NR
 


15. Graduate status following graduation FY 2009 FY 2013 FY 2014 Point Change
FY 2009 to
FY 2014
Employed Only (in Texas) 1,765 77.1% 5,740 71.7% 5,456 75.5%   - 1.6
Employed and Enrolled (in Texas Institutions) 301.3% 981.2% 711.0% - 0.3
Enrolled Only (in Texas Institutions) 120.5% 350.4% 220.3% - 0.2
Not Found 48121.0% 2,13826.7% 1,67423.2% 2.2