Students at graduation walking, holding deplomas.

Goal 1: Increase Graduation Rates

Graduation Report by First-Time, Full-time Cohort across 6 years (IPEDS GRS 150%)

Outcome: Students at UAH graduate within 150% of their time to degree.

Benchmark: Increase by 4% annually through 2018.

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    Graduated in
    4 Years 6 Years
Cohort Students # % # %
2000 581 85 15% 255 44%
2001 590 82 14% 260 44%
2002 610 102 17% 290 48%
2003 774 132 17% 368 48%
2004 652 84 13% 285 44%
2005 626 87 14% 284 45%
2006 801 128 16% 379 47%
2007 759 125 16% 367 48%
2008 766 116 15% 354 46%
2009 774 143 18% 382 49%
2010 600 92 15% 292 49%
2011 651 148 23% 343 53%
2012 615 135 22% 319 52%
2013 638 172 27% 370 58%
2014 714 222 31% 408 57%
2015 1026 362 35% 623 61%
2016 1193 465 39%    
2017 1339 549 41%    

National Student Clearinghouse (Graduation Metric for SACSCOC)

Outcome: Students at UAH graduate within 150% of their time to degree.

Benchmark: Increase by 4% annually through 2018.

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See also, Student Achievement Measure (SAM) Data Report for 2014 Cohort

Completed in 6 Years
Year Cohort Size Total Completed Completed at Same Institution Completed at Different 4 Year Completed at Different 2 Year Still Enrolled Within Year 6 No 2 or 4 Year Degree and not Enrolled
2007 759 477 365 77 35 145 137
2008 766 461 352 76 33 154 151
2009 774 505 381 72 52 129 140
2010 600 373 291 52 30 91 136
2011 651 447 342 66 39 86 118
2012 615 412 320 62 30 83 120
2013 638 456 369 50 37 73 109
2014 714 482 407 37 38 112 120
2015 1026 736 619 77 40 121 169

Completed in 6 Years

Year Cohort Size Total Completed Completed at Same Institution Completed at Different 4 Year Completed at Different 2 Year Still Enrolled Within Year 6 No 2 or 4 Year Degree and not Enrolled
2007 759 62.85% 48.09% 10.14% 4.61% 19.10% 18.05%
2008 766 60.18% 45.95% 9.92% 4.31% 20.10% 19.71%
2009 774 65.25% 49.22% 9.30% 6.72% 16.67% 18.09%
2010 600 62.17% 48.50% 8.67% 5.00% 15.17% 22.67%
2011 651 68.66% 52.53% 10.14% 5.99% 13.21% 18.13%
2012 615 66.99% 52.03% 10.08% 4.88% 13.50% 19.51%
2013 638 71.47% 57.84% 7.84% 5.80% 11.44% 17.08%
2014 714 67.51% 57.00% 5.18% 5.32% 15.69% 16.81%
2015 1026 71.73% 60.33% 7.50% 3.90% 11.79% 16.47%

Breakouts for 2015 Cohort 6 Years:

Completed in 6 Years 2015 Cohort
Category Cohort Size Total Completed Completed at Same Institution Completed at Different 4 Year Completed at Different 2 Year Still Enrolled Within Year 6 No 2 or 4 Year Degree and not Enrolled
Men 615 67.15% 55.28% 7.64% 4.23% 13.98% 18.86%
Women 411 78.59% 67.88% 7.30% 3.41% 8.52% 12.90%
               
American Indian/Alaskan Native 9 66.67% 66.67% 0.00% 0.00% 11.11% 22.22%
Asian 32 87.50% 78.13% 9.38% 0.00% 3.13% 9.38%
Black 97 57.73% 48.45% 5.15% 4.12% 23.71% 18.56%
Hispanic 45 75.56% 62.22% 8.89% 4.44% 11.11% 13.33%
Pacific Islander 0            
White 779 72.53% 60.72% 7.70% 4.11% 10.91% 16.56%
Two or More Races 25 68.00% 60.00% 4.00% 4.00% 12.00% 20.00%
Unknown 18 66.67% 44.44% 22.22% 0.00% 11.11% 22.22%
Nonresident 21 85.71% 80.95% 0.00% 4.76% 4.76% 9.52%
               
Pell 260 60.38% 47.69% 8.08% 4.62% 12.31% 27.31%
Sub Fed Aid 118 64.41% 48.31% 11.86% 4.24% 14.41% 21.19%
No Fed Aid 648 77.62% 67.59% 6.48% 3.55% 11.11% 11.27%

Goal 2: Increase Retention Rates

Outcome: Students at UAH are retained to show progress towards degree completion.

Benchmark: Increase by 4% annually through 2018.

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    Retention Year 2
Cohort Students # %
2000 581 409 70%
2001 590 435 74%
2002 610 462 76%
2003 774 590 76%
2004 652 492 75%
2005 626 480 77%
2006 801 616 77%
2007 759 588 77%
2008 766 579 76%
2009 774 584 75%
2010 600 473 79%
2011 651 516 79%
2012 615 498 81%
2013 638 491 77%
2014 714 573 80%
2015 1026 847 83%
2016 1193 984 82%
2017 1339 1108 83%
2018 1428 1184 83%
2019 1489 1218 82%
2020 1328 1049 79%
2021 1191    

Goal 3: Improve Course Completion Rates

Outcome: Students at UAH earn passing (or better) grades in their courses.

Benchmark: 90% of sections have a pass rate of 75% or higher

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Number and Percentage of Courses with Pass Rate Above 75%

 

Fall 2012

Fall 2013

Fall 2014

Fall 2015

Fall 2016

Fall 2017

Fall 2018

Fall 2019

Fall 2020

College

Number of Sections with Pass Rate 75% or Higher

Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

381

423

379

430

486

476

492

515

535

Business

117

107

100

125

125

115

116

125

164

Education

 

 

44

126

107

100

101

110

148

Engineering

347

353

318

344

338

340

354

375

429

General College

76

54

44

63

66

43

48

39

42

Honors

 

 

 

3

10

21

28

32

37

Nursing

61

72

76

101

100

117

125

126

108

Professional Studies

 

 

 

 

 

3

3

8

13

Science

368

405

407

449

462

474

506

537

540

Total

1350

1414

1368

1641

1694

1689

1773

1867

2016

 

Number of Sections Total

Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

453

489

432

489

533

533

540

579

619

Business

138

129

128

143

146

133

128

140

173

Education

 

 

44

128

108

108

106

116

156

Engineering

394

400

357

379

376

383

400

417

488

General College

81

68

55

67

70

48

54

43

43

Honors

 

 

 

3

10

21

28

34

37

Nursing

63

73

76

104

102

117

131

131

123

Professional Studies

 

 

 

 

 

4

7

10

17

Science

462

503

496

511

535

540

575

611

630

Total

1591

1662

1588

1824

1880

1887

1969

2081

2286

 

Percent of Sections with Pass Rate 75% or Higher

Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

84%

87%

88%

88%

91%

89%

91%

89%

86%

Business

85%

83%

78%

87%

86%

86%

91%

89%

95%

Education

 

 

100%

98%

99%

93%

95%

95%

95%

Engineering

88%

88%

89%

91%

90%

89%

89%

90%

88%

General College

94%

79%

80%

94%

94%

90%

89%

91%

98%

Honors

 

 

 

100%

100%

100%

100%

94%

100%

Nursing

97%

99%

100%

97%

98%

100%

95%

96%

88%

Professional Studies

 

 

 

 

 

75%

43%

80%

76%

Science

80%

81%

82%

88%

86%

88%

88%

88%

86%

Total

85%

85%

86%

90%

90%

90%

90%

90%

88%

Goal 4: Pass Rates

Outcome: Students in programs with licensing exams will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to pass those exams.

Benchmark: Students in Education and Nursing will have an 80% passage rate per cohort examined per year in licensing exams.

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College of Education Praxis II Pass Rates:

 

Test Takers

Passed after 1 Attempt

Passed after 2+ Attempts

Exam

#

#

%

#

%

2020

Elementary Education-Multiple Subjects: Reading

8

8

100%

0

100%

Elementary Education-Teaching of Reading

8

8

100%

0

100%

Elementary Education-Elementary Education

7

7

100%

0

100%

Totals

23

23

100%

0

100%

2019

Elementary Education-Elementary Education

27

27

100%

0

100%

Elementary Education-Multiple Subjects: Reading

27

24

89%

3

100%

Elementary Education-Teaching of Reading

27

25

93%

2

100%

Special Education-Core Knowledge/Application

9

9

100%

0

100%

Special Education-Multiple Subjects: Reading

9

9

100%

0

100%

Special Education-Special Education

9

7

78%

2

100%

Totals

108

101

94%

7

100%

2018

Early Childhood Education-Early Childhood Education

31

26

84%

5

100%

Early Childhood Education-Teaching of Reading

31

29

94%

2

100%

Elementary Education-Elementary Education

31

31

100%

0

100%

English Language Arts-English Language Arts

5

5

100%

0

100%

Social Studies-Social Studies

7

7

100%

0

100%

Social Studies-Social Studies

6

6

100%

0

100%

Special Education-Special Education

12

12

100%

0

100%

Special Education-Core Knowledge/Application

12

12

100%

0

100%

Special Education-Multiple Subjects: Reading

11

9

82%

2

100%

Totals

146

137

94%

9

100%

College of Nursing NCLEX-RN Pass Rates:

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NCLEX-RN Exam

Test Takers Passed
Year # # %

2020

149 137

91.9%

2019

143 130

91.0%

2018

149 131

87.92%

Goal 5: Job Placement

Outcome: Students will have the knowledge and skills necessary from their degree to achieve full-time employment or graduate school within one year of degree completion.

Benchmark: At least 85% of students will be placed in full-time employment within one year of completing a degree at UAH.

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For further information on outcomes after graduation, please View National PSEO Report and View Institutional Graduate Outcomes Report

  2019-2020 Outcomes 2018-2019 Outcomes
Degrees Awarded 2,270 1,682
Employed 78.9% 78.9%
Continued Education 11.9% 9.2%
Military Service <1% <1%
Not Seeking Employment >1% >1%
Seeking Employment 9.9% 6.40%
Average Salary Reported $58,700 $58,234

 

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