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Student Success - Student Persistence

 

Persistence Rate: Fall to Fall measures all students who were enrolled at Harper in the given fall semester and then re-enrolled the following fall semester. Harper’s fall to fall persistence rate has increased in recent years. The current fall to fall persistence rate of 50.02% achieved the 2016 target.

2016 Target: Improvement = 50.0-51.0%

This target was corrected when the refocused IEMs were adopted in FY2015. The improvement target of 50.0-51.0% reflects a two-percentage point increase beyond the average of the corrected 2006 through 2010 data.

Percent of all credit students (excluding high school students) who attend Harper in the fall and re-enroll the following fall.

 

Persistence Rate: Fall to Spring measures all students who were enrolled at Harper in the given fall semester and re-enrolled in the spring semester of the same fiscal year. Harper’s fall to spring persistence rate has increased in recent years. The current fall to spring persistence rate of 74.09% achieved the 2016 target.

2016 Target: Stretch = 74.0-75.0%

This target was corrected when the refocused IEMs were adopted in FY2015. The stretch target of 74.0-75.0% reflects a three-percentage point increase beyond the average of the corrected 2007 through 2011 data.

Percent of all credit students (excluding high school students) who attend Harper in the fall and re-enroll spring of the same fiscal year.