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Graduation Rate: 4-, 5-, and 6-Year

9. 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 or another Texas public or independent institution.

Out-Of-State Peers   FY 2000 FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 Point Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2011
Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate
4-Year graduation rate 1996  849  13.4% 2005  768  23.2% 2006  920  25.3% 2007  923  26.0% 12.6
Same institution      12.7%      22.0%      23.5%      24.6% 11.9
Other TX institutions      0.7%      1.2%      1.8%      1.4% 0.7
5-Year graduation rate 1995  901  32.6% 2004  813  38.1% 2005  768  39.1% 2006  920  41.5% 8.9
Same institution      28.2%      33.9%      35.4%      37.5% 9.3
Other TX institutions      4.4%      4.2%      3.6%      4.0% - 0.4
6-Year graduation rate 1994  929  34.6% 2003  802  46.4% 2004  813  45.6% 2005  768  47.4% 12.8
Same institution      28.1%      37.8%      39.7%      41.5% 13.4
Other TX institutions      6.5%      8.6%      5.9%      5.9% - 0.6


For more information on the 6-year graduation rate, see: http://www.txhighereddata.org/GradRates
 
Source: CBM001,CBM002, and CBM009

Degrees and certificates awarded

10. Number of degrees and certificates awarded.

Out-Of-State Peers   FY 2000
Detail - Breakout ethnicity and level
FY 2010
Detail - Breakout ethnicity and level
FY 2011
Detail - Breakout ethnicity and level
% Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2011
Institutional
Closing the
Gaps Target-
FY 2015
Closing the
Gaps Completion
Total Degrees* 1,120 1,847 1,928 72.1%    
White 939 1,320 1,302 38.7%    
African American 15 68 96 540.0%    
Hispanic 83 356 373 349.4%    
Asian 13 16 38 192.3%    
International 56 0 0 -100.0%    
Other 14 87 119 750.0%    
 
Level
Associates N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 N/A
Baccalaureate 861 1,453 1,453 68.8% 1,600 90.8%
Master's 259 390 472 82.2%
Doctor's Research/Scholarship N/A 4 3 N/A 10 30.0%
Doctor's Professional Practice N/A N/A N/A N/A
 
Certificates
Upper-level certificates N/A N/A N/A N/A
Post-baccalaureate certificates N/A N/A N/A N/A
 
*Hispanic students, except international ones, are counted as Hispanic. Students who are "Multi-Racial one of which is African American" are non-international, non-Hispanic students who selected two or more races. Asian includes Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islanders. "Other" includes American Indian, Alaskan Native, Unknown, and two or more races, excluding African American. International students are shown as a separate category. In Institutional Targets, "Multi-Racial one of which is African American" are included in the African American target.
 
Gender
Male 456 699 738 61.8%
Female 664 1,148 1,190 79.2%
 
Source: CBM009
Source: CBM009

11. Undergraduate degrees to at-risk students

  FY 2000 FY 2010 FY 2011 Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2011
Undergraduate Degrees to At-Risk Students 420 1,006 955 535
 

Closing the Gaps Critical Fields: STEM Awards

12. Degrees awarded in STEM fields.

Out-Of-State Peers   FY 2000 FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 % Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2011
Institutional
Closing the
Gaps Target-
FY 2015*
Closing the
Gaps Completion*
Computer Science* 11 8 4 4 - 63.6% 16 25.0%
Engineering* 4 30 30 31 675.0% 40 77.5%
Math* 11 9 8 6 - 45.5% 14 42.9%
Physical Science* 17 15 11 16 - 5.9% 15 106.7%
 
Level
Associate's 0 0 0 0 N/A
Baccalaureate 43 62 53 57 32.6% 85 67.1%
Master's 12 7 13 11 - 8.3%
Doctor's Research/Scholarship 0 0 0 0 N/A
 
* Includes baccalaureate and associate degrees.

Nursing and Allied Health

13. Degrees and certificates awarded in nursing.

Out-Of-State Peers   FY 2000 FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 % Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2011
Institutional
Closing the
Gaps Target-
FY 2015*
Closing the
Gaps Completion*
Total Nursing Degrees 102 129 165 120 17.6%
Certificate 0 0 0 0 N/A
Associates 0 0 0 0 N/A
Baccalaureate 73 118 140 100 37.0% 200 50.0%
Master's 29 11 25 20 - 31.0%
Doctor's Research/Scholarship 0 0 0 0 N/A
Doctor's Professional Practice 0 0 0 0 N/A
 
* Includes baccalaureate and associate degrees and certificates.

14. Degrees and certificates awarded in allied health.

Out-Of-State Peers   FY 2000 FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 % Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2011
Institutional
Closing the
Gaps Target-
FY 2015*
Closing the
Gaps Completion*
Total Allied Health Degrees 9 39 54 52 477.8%
Certificate 0 0 0 0 N/A
Associates 0 0 0 0 N/A
Baccalaureate 8 12 23 27 237.5% 0 N/A
Master's 1 27 31 25 2400.0%
Doctor's Research/Scholarship 0 0 0 0 N/A
Doctor's Professional Practice 0 0 0 0 N/A
 
* Includes baccalaureate and associate degrees and certificates.

Teacher Production and Certification

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

  FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010
Total number taking exam 393 431 458
Race/Ethnicity
White 308 352 367
African American * * *
Hispanic 67 68 73
Other * * 12

Gender
Male 83 116 119
Female 310 315 339
 
Total percent passing exam 98.0% 97.0% 96.0%
Race/Ethnicity
White 99.0% 98.0% 97.0%
African American 88.0% 80.0% 91.0%
Hispanic 98.0% 96.0% 94.0%
Other 95.0% 100.0% 95.0%

Gender
Male 99.0% 98.0% 93.0%
Female 98.0% 97.0% 97.0%
 

Note: The data for teacher production and certification was provided by SBEC. In some cases, the sum of the categories does not add up to the total. Numbers less than 10 in a category are suppressed. Data for the most recent year shown may be incomplete.

Graduation and Persistence Rate: 6-Year

16. 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 or independent institution.

Out-Of-State Peers   FY 2000 FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 Point Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2011
Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate
Total 1994 929 48.8% 2003 802 59.0% 2004 813 57.3% 2005 768 57.8% 9.0
Same institution   34.9%   44.0%   44.8%   46.2% 11.3
Other TX institutions   13.9%   15.0%   12.5%   11.6% - 2.3
White 1994 753 50.9% 2003 610 60.8% 2004 603 60.7% 2005 530 61.5% 10.6
Same institution   36.3%   44.9%   47.8%   48.1% 11.8
Other TX institutions   14.6%   15.9%   12.9%   13.4% - 1.2
African American 1994 27 29.6% 2003 28 50.0% 2004 31 35.5% 2005 33 39.4% 9.8
Same institution   14.8%   28.6%   22.6%   27.3% 12.5
Other TX institutions   14.8%   21.4%   12.9%   12.1% - 2.7
Hispanic 1994 125 37.6% 2003 143 53.8% 2004 155 50.3% 2005 181 51.4% 13.8
Same institution   27.2%   44.1%   38.7%   44.2% 17.0
Other TX institutions   10.4%   9.8%   11.6%   7.2% - 3.2
Asian 1994 13 61.5% 2003 10 60.0% 2004 12 41.7% 2005 8 62.5% 1.0
Same institution   53.8%   40.0%   41.7%   62.5% 8.7
Other TX institutions   7.7%   20.0%   0.0%   0.0% - 7.7
Other 1994 11 63.6% 2003 11 45.5% 2004 12 50.0% 2005 16 43.8% - 19.8
Same institution   54.5%   36.4%   33.3%   37.5% - 17.0
Other TX institutions   9.1%   9.1%   16.7%   6.3% - 2.8
For more information on the 6-year graduation rate, see: http://www.txhighereddata.org/GradRates
 
Source: CBM001, CBM002 and CBM009

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