Student Success - Advancement

 

Graduation Rate measures first-time, full-time, degree/certificate-seeking students who completed a credential within three years of enrolling at Harper. Harper’s graduation rate increased to a high of 28.41% in 2016.

Improvement = 30.0-31.0%

Expected target is 28-29% based on current and trend data. Improvement is 1-2% above expected.

Percent of first-time, full-time, degree/certificate-seeking students who completed a degree or certificate within three years of initial enrollment.
IPEDS - Three-year rate (2016 data represents students who enrolled at Harper in fall 2013 and completed a degree or certificate by summer 2016)

 

Transfer Rate measures first-time, full-time, degree/certificate-seeking students who enrolled at another institution within three years of enrolling at Harper. Transfer rate does not include students who graduated and transferred, and is therefore impacted by increases in graduation rate. Harper’s transfer rate has remained steady in recent years. The current Harper rate is at 29.81%.

Improvement = 31.0-32.0%

Expected target is 29-30% based on a five-year mean and median. Improvement target is 1-2% above expected.

Percent of first-time, full-time, degree/certificate-seeking students who enrolled at another institution within three years of initial enrollment (does not include completers who transfer).
IPEDS - Three-year rate (2016 data represents students who enrolled at Harper in fall 2013 and enrolled at another institution by summer 2016)

 

Still Enrolled measures first-time, full-time, degree/certificate-seeking students who are still enrolled three years after initial enrollment. Students who graduated or transferred are not included in this indicator, even if they continue to take courses at the College. Harper’s still enrolled rate has fluctuated over time from a high of 13.45% in 2012 to a low of 11.30% in 2015. The 2016 Harper rate is 11.38%.

Improvement = 14.0-15.0%

Expected target is 12-13% based on a five-year mean and trend data. Improvement target is 1-2% above expected.

Percent of first-time, full-time, degree/certificate-seeking students who are still enrolled three years after initial enrollment (does not include completers who continue at the College).
IPEDS - Three-year rate (2016 data represents students who enrolled at Harper in fall 2013 and are still enrolled by summer 2016)

 

Advancement Rate measures first-time, full-time, degree/certificate-seeking students who graduated, transferred or continued to enroll at Harper after three years. Harper’s advancement rate has increased over time to a five-year high of 69.59% in 2016.

Improvement = 71.0-73.0%

Expected target is 68-70% based on five-year trend and current data. Improvement target is 1-3% above expected.

Percent of first-time, full-time, degree/certificate-seeking students who initially enrolled fall semester and who by summer three years later graduated, transferred or continued to enroll at Harper.
IPEDS - Three-year rate (2016 data students who enrolled at Harper in fall 2013 and graduated, transferred or continued to enroll at Harper by summer 2016)