Student Success - Advancement

 

Graduation Rate measures degree/certificate-seeking students who completed a credential within three years of enrolling at Harper. Harper’s graduation rate increased to a high of 26.28% in 2015 and is well above the 2016 target range (16.0-17.0%).

2016 Target: Improvement = 16.0-17.0%

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 (2015 data represents students who enrolled at Harper in fall 2012 and completed a degree or certificate by summer 2015)

 

Transfer Rate measures degree/certificate-seeking students who enrolled at another institution within three years of enrolling at Harper. Harper’s transfer rate has remained steady over the last three years and is currently at 29.75%. The transfer rate does not include students who complete a degree or certificate and then transfer. The current transfer rate of 29.75% is below the 2016 target range (34.0-35.0%).

2016 Target: Expected = 34.0-35.0%

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 (2015 data represents students who enrolled at Harper in fall 2012 and enrolled at another institution by summer 2015)

 

Still Enrolled measures degree/certificate-seeking students who are still enrolled three years after initial enrollment. Harper’s still enrolled rate has fluctuated over the past several years and is currently at a five-year low of 11.30%. This rate is below the 2016 stretch target range (19.0-20.0%).

2016 Target: Stretch = 19.0-20.0%

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).
ICCB - Three-year rate (2015 data represents students who enrolled at Harper in fall 2012 and are still enrolled by summer 2015)

 

Advancement Rate measures degree/certificate-seeking students who graduated, transferred or continued to enroll at Harper after three years. Harper’s advancement rate increased to a five-year high of 67.34% in 2015. Despite this increase, the current advancement rate remains well below the 2016 stretch target range (77.0-78.0%).

2016 Target: Stretch = 77.0-78.0%

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.
ICCB and IPEDS - Three-year rate (2015 data represents students who enrolled at Harper in fall 2012 and graduated, transferred or continued to enroll at Harper by summer 2015)