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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.

   FY 2000 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 Point Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2015
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  41,925  19.9% 2009  63,064  30.5% 2010  66,567  31.2% 2011  68,333  32.7% 12.8
Same institution      18.5%      27.9%      28.7%      30.1% 11.6
Other TX institutions      1.4%      2.7%      2.6%      2.6% 1.2
5-Year graduation rate 1995  40,986  41.8% 2008  61,514  52.4% 2009  63,064  51.9% 2010  66,567  52.2% 10.4
Same institution      36.7%      45.9%      45.8%      46.3% 9.6
Other TX institutions      5.1%      6.4%      6.0%      5.9% 0.8
6-Year graduation rate 1994  40,951  49.6% 2007  61,485  59.7% 2008  61,514  60.5% 2009  63,064  59.3% 9.7
Same institution      41.8%      51.6%      51.8%      51.2% 9.4
Other TX institutions      7.8%      8.0%      8.6%      8.1% 0.3


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.

   FY 2000
Detail - Breakout ethnicity and level
FY 2014
Detail - Breakout ethnicity and level
FY 2015
Detail - Breakout ethnicity and level
% Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2015
Total Degrees* 78,954 132,792 138,448 75.4%
White 50,174 62,931 62,592 24.7%
African American 5,669 13,562 14,197 150.4%
Hispanic 12,990 32,628 35,507 173.3%
Asian 4,603 9,011 9,078 97.2%
International 4,984 10,160 12,547 151.7%
Other 534 4,500 4,527 747.8%
 
Level
Associates 147 111 88 - 40.1%
Baccalaureate 57,421 93,667 96,470 68.0%
Master's 17,813 33,378 36,225 103.4%
Doctor's Research/Scholarship 2,078 3,615 3,722 79.1%
Doctor's Professional Practice 1,495 2,021 1,943 30.0%
 
Certificates
Upper-level certificates N/A 76 61 N/A
Post-baccalaureate certificates N/A 439 532 N/A
 
*Hispanic students, except international ones, are counted as Hispanic. Students who are "Multi-Racial one of which is African American" are included with the African American students. 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.
 
Gender
Male 34,534 56,430 59,529 72.4%
Female 44,420 76,362 78,919 77.7%
 
Source: CBM009
Source: CBM009

11. Undergraduate degrees to at-risk students

  FY 2000 FY 2014 FY 2015 Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2015
Undergraduate Degrees to At-Risk Students 25,626 61,142 60,720 35,094
 

Closing the Gaps Critical Fields: STEM Awards

12. Degrees awarded in STEM fields.

   FY 2000 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 % Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2015
Computer Science* 1,348 1,523 1,861 2,401 78.1%
Engineering* 3,855 6,376 6,849 7,208 87.0%
Math* 610 1,194 1,158 1,115 82.8%
Physical Science* 1,082 1,313 1,452 1,509 39.5%
 
Level
Associate's 0 0 0 0 N/A
Baccalaureate 6,895 10,406 11,320 12,233 77.4%
Master's 2,843 5,276 5,422 7,597 167.2%
Doctor's Research/Scholarship 663 1,303 1,334 1,327 100.2%
 
* Includes baccalaureate and associate degrees.

Nursing and Allied Health

13. Degrees and certificates awarded in nursing.

   FY 2000 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 % Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2015
Total Nursing Degrees 1,841 6,332 6,712 7,127 287.1%
Certificate 10 160 149 92 820.0%
Associates 128 190 24 0 -100.0%
Baccalaureate 1,437 4,947 5,362 5,759 300.8%
Master's 241 980 1,105 1,196 396.3%
Doctor's Research/Scholarship 25 55 72 80 220.0%
Doctor's Professional Practice 0 0 0 0 N/A
 

14. Degrees and certificates awarded in allied health.

   FY 2000 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 % Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2015
Total Allied Health Degrees 1,750 3,419 3,507 3,661 109.2%
Certificate 0 53 38 33 N/A
Associates 15 83 87 88 486.7%
Baccalaureate 1,007 1,825 1,954 2,044 103.0%
Master's 702 1,230 1,183 1,260 79.5%
Doctor's Research/Scholarship 26 10 16 18 - 30.8%
Doctor's Professional Practice 0 218 229 218 N/A
 

Teacher Production and Certification

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

  FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
Total number taking exam 13,625 13,770 12,444
 
Total percent passing exam 93.0% 93.0% 95.0%
 

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.

   FY 2000 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 Point Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2015
Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate
Total 1994 40,951 63.7% 2007 61,485 70.5% 2008 61,514 71.1% 2009 63,064 69.9% 6.2
Same institution   48.0%   56.0%   56.2%   55.1% 7.1
Other TX institutions   15.7%   14.6%   14.9%   14.8% - 0.9
White 1994 24,670 68.6% 2007 31,461 75.8% 2008 30,383 76.3% 2009 29,697 75.6% 7.0
Same institution   52.4%   61.0%   61.4%   61.4% 9.0
Other TX institutions   16.2%   14.8%   15.0%   14.3% - 1.9
African American 1994 4,721 46.4% 2007 8,160 54.2% 2008 8,459 55.0% 2009 8,793 53.8% 7.4
Same institution   34.1%   40.3%   40.8%   39.6% 5.5
Other TX institutions   12.3%   13.9%   14.2%   14.2% 1.9
Hispanic 1994 8,463 57.5% 2007 15,547 65.7% 2008 16,414 67.1% 2009 18,138 65.2% 7.7
Same institution   41.3%   51.0%   51.7%   49.3% 8.0
Other TX institutions   16.2%   14.7%   15.3%   16.0% - 0.2
Asian 1994 2,305 75.9% 2007 4,707 84.2% 2008 4,601 84.5% 2009 4,997 83.7% 7.8
Same institution   58.0%   67.9%   66.9%   67.4% 9.4
Other TX institutions   17.8%   16.3%   17.6%   16.3% - 1.5
Other 1994 792 41.5% 2007 1,610 57.5% 2008 1,657 61.9% 2009 1,439 59.7% 18.2
Same institution   35.1%   50.6%   55.2%   52.1% 17.0
Other TX institutions   6.4%   6.9%   6.6%   7.6% 1.2
For more information on the 6-year graduation rate, see: http://www.txhighereddata.org/GradRates
 
Source: CBM001, CBM002 and CBM009

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