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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 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 Point Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2014
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% 2008  61,514  30.2% 2009  63,064  30.5% 2010  66,567  31.2% 11.3
Same institution      18.5%      27.6%      27.9%      28.7% 10.2
Other TX institutions      1.4%      2.6%      2.7%      2.6% 1.2
5-Year graduation rate 1995  40,986  41.8% 2007  61,485  51.7% 2008  61,514  52.4% 2009  63,064  51.9% 10.1
Same institution      36.7%      45.9%      45.9%      45.8% 9.1
Other TX institutions      5.1%      5.9%      6.4%      6.0% 0.9
6-Year graduation rate 1994  40,951  49.6% 2006  59,454  58.7% 2007  61,485  59.7% 2008  61,514  60.5% 10.9
Same institution      41.8%      51.1%      51.6%      51.8% 10.0
Other TX institutions      7.8%      7.6%      8.0%      8.6% 0.8


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 2013
Detail - Breakout ethnicity and level
FY 2014
Detail - Breakout ethnicity and level
% Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2014
Total Degrees* 78,954 130,451 132,792 68.2%
White 50,174 63,914 62,931 25.4%
African American 5,669 12,842 13,562 139.2%
Hispanic 12,990 30,714 32,628 151.2%
Asian 4,603 8,668 9,011 95.8%
International 4,984 9,776 10,160 103.9%
Other 534 4,537 4,500 742.7%
 
Level
Associates 147 274 111 - 24.5%
Baccalaureate 57,421 90,809 93,667 63.1%
Master's 17,813 34,039 33,378 87.4%
Doctor's Research/Scholarship 2,078 3,519 3,615 74.0%
Doctor's Professional Practice 1,495 1,810 2,021 35.2%
 
Certificates
Upper-level certificates N/A 81 76 N/A
Post-baccalaureate certificates N/A 454 439 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 55,248 56,430 63.4%
Female 44,420 75,203 76,362 71.9%
 
Source: CBM009
Source: CBM009

11. Undergraduate degrees to at-risk students

  FY 2000 FY 2013 FY 2014 Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2014
Undergraduate Degrees to At-Risk Students 25,626 59,891 61,142 35,516
 

Closing the Gaps Critical Fields: STEM Awards

12. Degrees awarded in STEM fields.

   FY 2000 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 % Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2014
Computer Science* 1,348 1,341 1,523 1,861 38.1%
Engineering* 3,855 6,079 6,376 6,849 77.7%
Math* 610 1,005 1,194 1,158 89.8%
Physical Science* 1,082 1,168 1,313 1,452 34.2%
 
Level
Associate's 0 0 0 0 N/A
Baccalaureate 6,895 9,593 10,406 11,320 64.2%
Master's 2,843 5,121 5,276 5,422 90.7%
Doctor's Research/Scholarship 663 1,101 1,303 1,334 101.2%
 
* Includes baccalaureate and associate degrees.

Nursing and Allied Health

13. Degrees and certificates awarded in nursing.

   FY 2000 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 % Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2014
Total Nursing Degrees 1,841 5,378 6,332 6,712 264.6%
Certificate 10 57 160 149 1390.0%
Associates 128 168 190 24 - 81.3%
Baccalaureate 1,437 4,288 4,947 5,362 273.1%
Master's 241 817 980 1,105 358.5%
Doctor's Research/Scholarship 25 48 55 72 188.0%
Doctor's Professional Practice 0 0 0 0 N/A
 

14. Degrees and certificates awarded in allied health.

   FY 2000 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 % Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2014
Total Allied Health Degrees 1,750 3,007 3,419 3,507 100.4%
Certificate 0 60 53 38 N/A
Associates 15 72 83 87 480.0%
Baccalaureate 1,007 1,548 1,825 1,954 94.0%
Master's 702 1,113 1,230 1,183 68.5%
Doctor's Research/Scholarship 26 7 10 16 - 38.5%
Doctor's Professional Practice 0 207 218 229 N/A
 

Teacher Production and Certification

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

  FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
Total number taking exam 13,182 13,625 13,770
 
Total percent passing exam 94.0% 93.0% 93.0%
 

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 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 Point Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2014
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% 2006 59,454 70.5% 2007 61,485 70.5% 2008 61,514 71.1% 7.4
Same institution   48.0%   56.0%   56.0%   56.2% 8.2
Other TX institutions   15.7%   14.5%   14.6%   14.9% - 0.8
White 1994 24,670 68.6% 2006 30,845 76.1% 2007 31,461 75.8% 2008 30,383 76.3% 7.7
Same institution   52.4%   61.3%   61.0%   61.4% 9.0
Other TX institutions   16.2%   14.8%   14.8%   15.0% - 1.2
African American 1994 4,721 46.4% 2006 7,969 52.5% 2007 8,160 54.2% 2008 8,459 55.0% 8.6
Same institution   34.1%   38.9%   40.3%   40.8% 6.7
Other TX institutions   12.3%   13.6%   13.9%   14.2% 1.9
Hispanic 1994 8,463 57.5% 2006 14,796 65.8% 2007 15,547 65.7% 2008 16,414 67.1% 9.6
Same institution   41.3%   50.8%   51.0%   51.7% 10.4
Other TX institutions   16.2%   15.0%   14.7%   15.3% - 0.9
Asian 1994 2,305 75.9% 2006 4,160 84.3% 2007 4,707 84.2% 2008 4,601 84.5% 8.6
Same institution   58.0%   69.3%   67.9%   66.9% 8.9
Other TX institutions   17.8%   15.0%   16.3%   17.6% - 0.2
Other 1994 792 41.5% 2006 1,684 59.9% 2007 1,610 57.5% 2008 1,657 61.9% 20.4
Same institution   35.1%   52.9%   50.6%   55.2% 20.1
Other TX institutions   6.4%   7.1%   6.9%   6.6% 0.2
For more information on the 6-year graduation rate, see: http://www.txhighereddata.org/GradRates
 
Source: CBM001, CBM002 and CBM009

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